4NCL (4 NATIONS CHESS LEAGUE) Tuesday 21st September 21 – 7:30pm – Round Three Time-Control: 45 minutes + 15 minutes increments (Dundee City is a joint venture between Castlehill Chess Club Dundee and Dundee Chess Club.)   It was another[...]
2020 CHESS LEAGUE – SEASON 2021-22 10 Rounds in total played – Time-Control: 10 minutes + 5 second increments Two matches against the same opponent (black & white) Matches take place on “CHESS.COM”.   Dundee City teams are a joint[...]
THURS NIGHT QUICK-PLAY 16/09/21 – Arena 66 Time-Control – 5 minutes + 3 seconds   Congratulations to Euan Murray who once again was in scintillating form crushing all before him to win this week with 8 wins out of[...]
JUNIOR 4NCL (4 NATIONS CHESS LEAGUE) Thursday 16th September 21 – 6:00pm – Round Three Time-Control: 10 minutes + 5 seconds increments (two matches each) (Dundee City is a joint venture between Castlehill Chess Club Dundee and Dundee[...]
4NCL (4 NATIONS CHESS LEAGUE) Tuesday 7th September 21 – 7:30pm – Round Two Time-Control: 45 minutes + 15 minutes increments (Dundee City is a joint venture between Castlehill Chess Club Dundee and Dundee Chess Club.)   What a night[...]
UK CHESS CHALLENGE 2021 TERAFINAL PRELIMINARY (Under 10) Saturday 4th September 2021 – 10am 7 rounds – 10 minutes + 5 seconds increments Played on Lichess.org   Congratulations again to Rishi Vijayakumar J9 on finishing equal 2nd (3 way tie) on[...]
THURS NIGHT QUICK-PLAY 02/09/21 – Arena 65 Time-Control – 5 minutes + 2 seconds Congratulations to Graham Mooney on a very convincing performance to take top spot for the 5th time in this format on 17 points. Graham[...]
JUNIOR 4NCL – Tues 2nd Sept 21 – 6pm – Match Report The 4NCL is a joint venture between Castlehill Chess Club Dundee and Dundee Chess Club.   Division Two – Group C Result Dundee City Juniors 5½ - 2½[...]
THURS NIGHT QUICK-PLAY 26/08/21 – Arena 64 Time-Control – 5 minutes + 2 seconds Congratulations to Euan Murray who went one better than last week, finishing top of the podium on,13 points! This is Euan`s 8th time standing[...]
4NCL (4 NATIONS CHESS LEAGUE) Tuesday 24th August 21 – 7:30pm – Round One Time-Control: 45 minutes + 15 minutes increments (Dundee City is a joint venture between Castlehill Chess Club Dundee and Dundee Chess Club.)   Well here we[...]
JUNIOR 4NCL Thurs 19th Aug 21 – 6pm - Lichess Division 2 – Group C Well here we go again with another 4NCL season and Dundee City has 5 teams in the 4NCL, one in the junior[...]
CASTLEHILL WEEKLY QUICK-PLAY EVENT Thurs 19th Aug 21 – Arena 63 – 8:10pm to 9:40pm Time-Control – 5 minutes + 3 seconds  (Apologies for late report but the reasons for this will become know soon.) Congratulations to Andre Babin[...]
CASTLEHILL CHESS CLUB DUNDEE AGM Thurs 9th Sept 21 - 7:30 pm (19:30 hrs) Where has all the time gone since our last AGM? Playing online chess with no OTB club night has make me lose track[...]
CASTLEHILL QUICK-PLAY GRAND PRIX Thurs 12th Aug 21 – 7:30 pm – Round 5 (last) Time-Control – 3 minutes + 2 seconds 8 round Swiss event Oh what a night as 13 players battled it out in the[...]
CASTLEHILL QUICK-PLAY GRAND PRIX CHAMPIONSHIP Thurs 12th Aug 21, 7:30pm Round 5 (Last)– 7 round Swiss Time-Control – 3 minutes + 2 seconds increments Points: 1st = 5; 2nd = 4; 3rd = 3; 4th = 2; 5th =[...]
CASTLEHILL WEEKLY QUICK-PLAY EVENT Thurs 5th Aug 21 – Arena 62 – 8:10pm to 9:20pm Time-Control – 2 minutes + 5 seconds bullet!   Ten players took part in this weeks competition and it was another bullet event but[...]
THE BOB DUNN SUMMER TOURNAMENT 2021 Round 3 Report   Another exciting round of chess with a couple of surprises and the expected draw between a couple of old hands!   Alastair Dawson and Robert Jackson lead the way on[...]
CASTLEHILL WEEKLY QUICK-PLAY EVENT Thurs 29th July 21 – Arena 61 – 8:10pm to 9:10pm Time-Control – 2 minutes bullet!   This week back by popular demand by our juniors we had the 3rd 2 minute bullet event which[...]
CASTLEHILL THURS NIGHT COMPETITION The next two Thursdays (see below) we will be running two “BULLET” competitions as requested by some of our juniors!   **Thurs 29th July 21 – 2 minute bullet – Start 8:10 pm –[...]
Final – Mon 26th July 21 – 6pm – Lichess Time=Control: 45 minutes + 15 seconds increments  Miguel Angel Prieto Alvarez (1800) 0 – 1 André Babin (1883)   Congratulations to André Babin on winning his first ever Castlehill[...]
CASTLEHILL WEEKLY QUICK-PLAY EVENT Thurs 22nd July 21 – Arena 60 – 8:10pm to 9:40pm Time-Control – 5 minutes + 3 seconds   This week’s competition had a lot more of the top players losing a few matches which[...]
CASTLEHILL QUICK-PLAY CHAMPIONSHIP Thurs 15th July 21, 7:30pm Round 4 (penultimate)– 7 round Swiss   Before this penultimate event, Andre Babin was leading by 1½ points only from Jan Barron-Majerik so all still to play for with two events[...]
CASTLEHILL WEEKLY QUICK-PLAY EVENT Thurs 8th July 21 – Arena 59 – 8:10pm to 9:40pm (It said 58, but was 59!)   Oh what a night with 11 players taking part including new Castlehill Member Judith Firth! Welcome to[...]
2020 WORLD WIDE CHESS LEAGUE 2020-21 Sunday 4th July 21 – 21:00hrs (9.00pm) All matches on Chess.com   Dundee City Teams are a joint venture between Castlehill Chess Club and Dundee Chess Club. FORMAT 2 games against the same opponent (black[...]
THE BOB DUNN SUMMER TOURNAMENT 2021 Round 2 Report Most of the results went to the form book but congratulations to Marten Kats (1203) who beat junior wonder kid, Rishi Vijayakumar J9! That was some result Marten!   Trevor[...]
CASTLEHILL WEEKLY QUICK-PLAY EVENT Thurs 1st July 21 – Arena 58 – 8:10pm to 9:40pm   Congratulations for the second week in a row to Richard Kynoch who finished unbeaten on 21 points. He drew one match but[...]
CASTLEHILL RANDOM KNOCKOUT 2020-21 Semi-Finals – Results   Miguel Alvarez (1650)est 1 – 0 Graham Mooney (1866) Andre Babin (1882) 1 – 0 Marten Kats (1203)   Congratulations to Miguel and Andre in reaching this season’s Random Knockout Final! Commiserations to[...]
2020 WORLD WIDE CHESS LEAGUE 2020-21 Sunday 27th June 21 – 17:00hrs (5.00pm) Round 10 (Last):  Dundee City A (Scotland) 4, Poti Chess Club (Georgia) 4 Dundee City Teams are a joint venture between Castlehill Chess Club and[...]
CASTLEHILL WEEKLY QUICK-PLAY EVENT Thurs 24th June 21 – Arena 57 – 8:10pm to 9:40pm   It`s the middle of Summer and yet we still get 10 players willing to battle it out online over a 2-D board!   Congratulations[...]
CASTLEHILL WEEKLY QUICK-PLAY EVENT Thurs 17th June 21 – Arena 55 – 8:10pm to 9:40pm Time-Control: 5 minutes + 3 seconds (Apologies for late report but had a break and was watching the football!)   Congratulations to Andre Babin on[...]
CASTLEHILL QUICK-PLAY GRAND PRIX Thurs 10th June 21 – Round 3 – 7 round Swiss   It was a very open and tough night for all players involved including the top players! We had 15 entries in total[...]
2020 WORLD WIDE CHESS LEAGUE 2020-21 Sunday 6th June 21 – 19:04 hrs (7.04 pm) Round 9 Dundee City A 13, Bloemfontein Wild Knights Club A 9 Dundee City Teams are a joint venture between Castlehill Chess Club[...]
2020 WORLD WIDE CHESS LEAGUE 2020-21 Sunday 6th June 21 – 19:00hrs (7.00pm) Round 9 Dundee City A v Bloemfontein Wild Knights Club A   Dundee City Teams are a joint venture between Castlehill Chess Club and Dundee Chess[...]
CASTLEHILL WEEKLY QUICK-PLAY EVENT Thurs 3rd June 21 – Arena 55 – 8:10pm to 9:40pm   Congratulations to Richard Kynoch who takes his 1st place tally to 5 after running away with this event on 24 points! Runner-up,[...]
CASTLEHILL RANDOM KNOCKOUT Report – Q/Finals - 30/05/21   All four Q/Finals produced a “blackwash” as all players with the black side won! The only surprise win grading wise was Marten Kats beating Keith Rose. Having said that[...]
CASTLEHILL QUICK-PLAY GRAND PRIX Thurs 27th May 21 – Round 2 – 7 round Swiss Congratulations to Richard Polaczek IM on finishing in top spot on 6 points in the 2nd Castlehill Quick-Play event. There are 5[...]
TAFCA WINTER LEAGUE 2020-21 (Online) 2020-21 Season`s report   Well that`s the TAFCA Winter league 2020-21 officially over and what a season it was! Held online due to the current pandemic, it was a season with a difference.[...]
THURSDAY NIGHT WEEKLY COMPETITION Thurs 20th May 21 – 8:10pm to 9:40pm Time-Control - 5 Minutes + 3 seconds Arena 53 Congratulations to Euan Murray on his 8th first place finish in this competition! He was up against stiff[...]
2020 WORLD WIDE CHESS LEAGUE 2020-21 Dundee City Teams are a joint venture between Castlehill Chess Club and Dundee Chess Club. FORMAT 2 games against the same opponent (black & white): Time-Control – 10 minutes+5 seconds increments Sunday 16th[...]
BOB DUNN SUMMER CHAMPIONSHIPS 2021 Four round Swiss: 60 minutes + 30 seconds   Well despite the pandemic or maybe because of it, we had a fantastic response to the summer tournament with 26 players taking part in[...]
THURS NIGHT WEEKLY COMPETITION Thurs 13th May 21 – 8:10pm to 9:40pm Arena 53 - 5 Minutes plus 3 seconds increments   Congratulations to Andre Babin taking first place on 22 points. This is his 8th top podium place,[...]
THURS NIGHT WEEKLY COMPETITION Thurs 8th May 21 – 8:10pm to 9:40pm Arena 52 - 5 Minutes plus 3 seconds increments Congratulations to Richard Kynoch on a fantastic performance to finish in top spot on 24 points and[...]
2020 WORLD WIDE CHESS LEAGUE 2020-21 Dundee City Teams are a joint venture between Castlehill Chess Club and Dundee Chess Club.   Round 8 Matches Both Dundee City teams had very good results in round 8 and are doing[...]
CASTLEHILL QUICK-PLAY GRAND PRIX (1) Monday 3rd May 21 – 7:30pm – Lichess – Castlehill The first of five interconnected (Grand Prix) quick-play competitions took place on Mon 3rd May 21 and we had 14 entries (12[...]
FORTHCOMING EVENTS – MAY 21 Below is a list of the main events taking place in May 21 Mon 3rd May 21: Castlehill Quick-Play competition (1 of 5) The first of 5 events with the player after the[...]
CASTLEHILL CLUB CHAMPIONSHIP 2020-21 Round 4 report & round 5 draw   Well after four rounds we find ourselves with a usual favourite for the title in top spot, Declan Shafi, but this time joined by one of[...]
CASTLEHILL QUICK-PLAY GRAND PRIX Monday 3rd May 21 – 7:30pm – Lichess – Castlehill (1st of 5 events – One a month approx)   The first of 5 Quick-play events takes place this Monday 3rd May 21 at 7:30pm,[...]
The 1st TAFCA TEAM QUICK-PLAY BATTLE ONLINE Thurs 29th April 21, 7:31pm to 9:01pm – Lichess Congratulations to Dundee A on winning the inaugural team battle on 68 points! It was tight mind you with Castlehill A[...]
The 12th IAN McNAB MEMORIAL 2021 Mon 26th April 21, 7:30pm on Lichess It’s hard to believe how much time has passed since Ian McNab passed away and the fact most players taking part never knew him.[...]
TAFCA NEWS - CASTLEHILL HEAVEN!   Congratulations to Andre Babin, Richard Polaczek IM & Jan Barron-Majerik!   TAFCA ALLEGRO CHAMPIONSHIP SERIES 20-21 Thurs 22nd April 21 - 6th event  – St.Andrews Uni Oh what a night as a fantastic 39 players[...]