CASTLEHILL RANDOM KNOCKOUT 2020-21 Q/F - Draw to be played by Thurs 27th May The last 16 only produced one shock result and to be honest you could argue it was not a shock result! Our junior[...]
2020 WORLD WIDE CHESS LEAGUE 2020-21 Dundee City Teams are a joint venture between Castlehill Chess Club and Dundee Chess Club. Fri 9th April 21 – Round 7 – 7:10pm Chess Club Politika A & Friends 16 –[...]
TAFCA WINTER LEAGUE 202-21 Thurs 8th April 21 – 7:30pm Div 2 Castlehill F 3, Newport Knights B 1 This was a big match for both sides and Dundee C! All three had a chance to finish in runner-up[...]
THURS NIGHT WEEKLY QUICK-PLAY EVENT Thurs 8th April 21 – 8:10pm to 9:40pm Arena 50 – Bullet – 2 minutes each player As queen sang; “Thunder and lighting very, very frightening!”, What a night of chess as we[...]
TAFCA WINTER LEAGUE ONLINE 2020-21 Match reports – Division Two – Three matches Wed 7th April 21 Kirkcaldy B 2, Castlehill E 2 Congratulations to Castlehill E who finish the season unbeaten but lost their 100% record manly[...]
4NCL (Nations Chess League) Dundee City teams are a joint venture between Castlehill Chess Club and Dundee Chess Club. Tuesday 6th April 21 – 7:30pm   Division One – Group D Dundee City A 1½, St.Benildus A 2½ This was a[...]
THURS NIGHT WEEKLY COMP   APRIL 21 – SCHEDULE –SOMETHING NEW! Just to let you all know we will be having a few different formats for the Thurs weekly comp in April just to take you out of[...]
BOB DUNN SUMMER ONLINE TOURNAMENT 2021 Entries are now being taken for the Bob Dunn Summer tournament 2021. Closing date for entries is Monday 19th April 21. Format 4 Round Swiss Time-control: 60 minutes + 30 seconds increments. Score system:[...]
TAFCA WINTER LEAGUE ONLINE 2020-21 Results Division One Thurs 1st April 21 Castlehill B 3, Castlehill D 1 Castlehill B had trouble fielding a full strength team and for the second match in a row had to pull two players[...]
THURS NIGHT WEEKLY QUICK-PLAY Thurs 1st April 21 – 8:10pm to 9:40pm Arena 49 – 5 minutes + 3 seconds increment Congratulations to Andre Babin finishing in first place on 22 points. This is André’s 8th quick-play win[...]
JUNIOR 4 NCL (This is a joint venture between Castlehill CC and Dundee CC) Thurs 1st April 21 Division Three – Group B – 6pm Result JHJ Shark Tank 2 (4 – 4) Dundee City Juniors (Dundee City Juniors win 4[...]
WHATS ON IN APRIL 21 TAFCA League (check TAFCA calendar for matches and dates) We have two weeks left of the TAFCA League which finishes on Thursday 15th April 21. Both division champions have been decided. But there[...]
TAFCA WINTER LEAGUE ONLINE 2020-21 Results (Two Matches) Division One Tuesday 30th March 21 Dundee A 2½, Castlehill A 1½   Congratulations to Dundee A for becoming TAFCA Winter League division one champions 2020-21 with a game to spare after beating[...]
SNOCL (Scottish National Online Chess League) - Final day - Sun 28th March 21 Dundee City teams are a joint venture between Castlehill CC & Dundee CC to give more players the chance to play in[...]
TAFCA WINTER LEAGUE UPDATE (A Castlehill Chess Club perspective!)   I have to say while I miss OTB chess, holding the TAFCA League online has been a great success and has given us some sort of “Chess normality”[...]
2020 WORLDWIDE CHESS LEAGUE Dundee City teams are a joint venture between Castlehill Chess Club Dundee and Dundee Chess Club Saturday 27st March 21 – Round 7 - 5pm Result Dundee City B  8 - 0 Royal Holloway University[...]
THURS NIGHT WEEKLY COMPETITION Thurs 25th March 21 – Arena 48 (A year on!) It`s hard to believe this competition started a year ago (thanks to Declan Shafi!) in response to not being able to play OTB[...]
4NCL ( Four Nations Chess League) Tuesday 23rd March 21 – Round 5 – 7:30pm Dundee City teams are a joint venture between Castlehill Chess Club Dundee and Dundee Chess Club   RESULTS Division One – Group D Poisoned Pawns 1½[...]
TAFCA WINTER LEAGUE ONLINE 2020-21 Tuesday 23rd March 2021 – 7:30pm – Lichess Division Two Dundee City C ½ - 3½ Castlehill E   CASTLEHILL E TAFCA Division Two Champions 2020-21   Congratulations to Castlehill E on a fantastic, amazing, tremendous, mind[...]
TAFCA WINTER LEAGUE ONLINE 2020-21 Mon 22nd March 21 - 7:30pm Division Two: Castlehill G 4, Dundee E 0   Congratulations to Castlehill G on a fantastic whitewash win against Dundee E. They finally move off the bottom of[...]
Mon 22nd March 21 – Round 4 – 6pm This was the penultimate round of the junior club championship and before tonight’s matches, defending champion, Rishi Vijayakumar J9 and Ramit Kanodia J13 were joint leaders. Rishi Vijayakumar[...]
2020 WORLDWIDE CHESS LEAGUE Dundee City teams are a joint venture between Castlehill Chess Club Dundee and Dundee Chess Club Sunday 21st March 21 – Round 6 - 5pm Tiger Sharks 8 – 4 Dundee City A Congratulations to[...]
TAFCA WINTER LEAGUE ONLINE 2020-21 Division One: Castlehill A 3, St.Andrews Uni A 1 This was always going to be a tricky match, a potential banana skin for Castlehill A and so it almost proved to be![...]
JUNIOR 4NCL Thurs 18th March 21 – 6pm Div 3 – Group B Dundee City Juniors 2½ - 5½ It was not to be this time as Dundee City Juniors were out graded and out classed by Surrey Kings[...]
THURS NIGHT WEEKLY QUICK-PLAY COMPETITION Thurs 18th March 21 – 8:10pm to 9:40pm Arena 47 – Lichess Congratulations to Euan Murray on his 6th first place finish in this competition on 18 points! This was a tight affair[...]
TAFCA WINTER LEAGUE ONLINE 2020-21 Wednesday 17th March 21; Division One – Result Kirkcaldy A 2, Castlehill D 2   This was a big match for both teams. Castlehill D in third bottom needed something from this match, while[...]
The 5th TAFCA ALLEGRO CHAMPIONSHIP SERIES (Dundee) 2020-21: (Report from TAFCA Website) Tues 16th March 21; 7:30pm; 5 round Swiss; 15 minutes each player; Lichess  Scoring system: 1st-5pts; 2nd-4pts; 3rd-3pts; 4th-2pts; 5th-1pt: (plus a bonus poinr for[...]
TAFCA WINTER LEAGUE ONLINE 2020-21 Monday 15th March 21; Division One – Result Perth A 1½, Castlehill B 2½   Boy what a match by both teams! Credit to Perth A, who came out fighting despite being out graded[...]
2020 CHESS WORLDWIDE LEAGUE Castlehill Chess Club (Dundee) and Dundee Chess Club joined forces once again to take part in this event under the banner “Dundee City”. This is only the second season we have been[...]
TAFCA WINTER LEAGUE ONLINE 2020-21 Thurs 11th March 21; Division Two Result Report St.Andrews Uni B 2, Castlehill F 2 ( a report on this match will be up ASAP from the Castlehill F captain Trevor Harley!)   Castlehill E 4,[...]
THURS NIGHT WEEKLY QUICK-PLAY COMPETITION Thurs 11th March 21 – 8:10pm to 9:40pm Congratulations go to Richard Kynoch with a dramatic ending, just piping Andre Babin to the top spot with one second to spare! Yes Andre[...]
TAFCA WINTER LEAGUE ONLINE 2020-21 Wed 10th March 21 – Div 2 Newport Knights B 3, Castlehill H 1   Castlehill H have a big squad and have been fighting above their weight this season in division two, but[...]
4NCL (Nations Chess League) Tuesday 9th March 21 – 7:30pm – Lichess.org The Dundee City teams are a joint venture between the two big chess clubs in the City of Discovery, Castlehill Chess Club Dundee and Dundee[...]
TAFCA WINTER LEAGUE ONLINE 2020-21 Mon 8th March 21 – Division Two Castlehill G 2½, Kirkcaldy B 1½   Congratulations to Castlehill G on not only winning against a very decent side (Kirkcaldy B), but getting their very first[...]
MARCH 21 – CASTLEHILL FORTHCOMING EVENTS March is always a busy month and this year is no exception! ## Date Club/Association Event Time 1 Mon 8th March 21 TAFCA League Div 2 Castlehill G v Kirkcaldy B 7:30pm 2 Tues 9th March 21 4NCL 4NCL – Round 4 7:30pm 3 Wed 10th March[...]
TAFCA WINTER LEAGUE ONLINE 2020-21 Thurs 4th March 21, 7:30pm Div 1 It was a night of mixed fortunes for Castlehill teams with our “A” team proving too strong for Kirkcaldy A, while our “D” team could not[...]
THURS NIGHT WEEKLY QUICK-PLAY Thurs 4th Mar 21 – 8:10pm to 9:40pm 5 minutes + 3 seconds Congratulations to Subhayu Banerjee on winning this weeks weekly Quick-Play competition with 22 points! It has been a while since his[...]
JUNIOR 4NCL (Nations Chess League) – Thurs 4th Mar 21 – 6pm This is a joint venture between Castlehill Chess Club Dundee and Dundee Chess Club. Division Three – Group B Temple Sutton Juniors 2½ - 5½ Dundee[...]
TAFCA WINTER LEAGUE ONLINE 2020-21 Division One Dundee B 2½, Castlehill B 1½ This turned out to be a game too far for Castlehill B who has been playing well and still in the running. Just when they[...]
TAFCA WINTER LEAGUE ONLINE 2020-21 Division One Castlehill C 1½, Dundee A 2½  This was a big match for Castlehill C and the rest of the league. Sitting in 2nd place, 2 points behind the current league holders,[...]
SNOCL – Scottish National Online Chess League Sunday 28th February 21 – Rounds 3 & 4 - chess.com Report  Dundee City teams are a joint venture between Castlehill Chess Club Dundee and Dundee Chess Club. Who would be an[...]
SNOCL (Scottish National Online Chess League) Sun 28th Feb 21 - Two matches - 11am & 2pm   Rounds 3 & 4 take place Sun 28th Feb 21 involving 5 Dundee City teams! This is a joint venture between[...]
2020 CHESS WORLDWIDE LEAGUE Castlehill Chess Club (Dundee) and Dundee Chess Club joined forces once again to take part in this event under the banner “Dundee City”. This is only the second season we have been[...]
TAFCA WINTER LEAGUE ONLINE 2020-21 Thurs 25th Feb 21 – 7:30pm Two matches were played involving Castlehill teams in division two. The first involved division two league leaders and so far undefeated Castlehill E captained Ed Walton.   Castlehill[...]
THURS NIGHT QUICK-PLAY TOURNAMENT Arena 44 – 5 minutes + 3 seconds Thurs 25th Feb 21 – 8:10pm to 9:40pm Congratulations to Richard Polaczek IM for winning the 44th Quick-Play event with 32 points and undefeated only conceding[...]
CAPLIN BRITISH ONLINE CHESS CHAMPIONSHIPS 2020-21: Update Congratulations again to Rishi Vijayakumar J9 who has just received his trophies from the organisers of the Caplin British Online Chess Championships 2020-21 which took place late December 2020. Rishi[...]
4NCL (Nations Chess League)   Tuesday 23rd February 2021 – 7:30pm – Lichess Results Division One – Group D Dundee City A 0, Celtic Tigers and Sharks 4 Well there is not a lot to say in this one as Dundee[...]
TAFCA WINTER LEAGUE ONLINE 2020-21 Tues 23rd Feb 21, 7:30pm – Lichess Division Two Two matches, both against our City rivals, Dundee Chess Club teams! A lot on this week so the reports on the matches are in[...]
TAFCA WINTER LEAGUE ONLINE 2020-21 Thurs 18th Feb 21, 7:30pm – Lichess  Two matches involving Castlehill teams played, both from division one!  Div 1 – Castlehill B 3½, Newport Knights A ½ Just like our “C” team last night[...]
Thurs 18th Feb 21; 8:10 pm to 9:40pm Arena 43; Time-Control – 5 minutes + 3 seconds increments   We had 15 players entered this week including two new players which is always good news!  MerlinCooper I do[...]