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Sensory Board Donation

Chess Scotland is starting a fundraising exercise to buy some new sensory boards for use in tournaments. All sections, from Minor to Open, will get the use of these boards. Discussion on the topic can be found here.

SJCAET

The SJCAET Educational Trust supports young Scottish players, and is a tax-efficient medium for donations to aid the development of Junior Chess. For more details please visit www.scotyouthchess.org.uk.

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Chess Scotland Historian Alan McGowan updates the History Archive.

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Richardson Cup review

February 7th, 2017

Richardson Cup

Following correspondence with fellow Management Board directors it has been decided to add “A review of the Richardson Cup rules and regulations” to the April Management Board meeting agenda. (more…)

Scottish Championships – Dundee 2017

January 18th, 2017

This year’s Scottish Championships in Dundee promises to be a bit different. The event will be held in the Bonar Hall, Park Place, Dundee  from 15-23 July. In addition to the usual afternoon International Open & Scottish Championship there will be events in the morning. Among the morning events will be the Scottish Blitz Championship, a Rapidplay and Senior and Junior Championships supported by the Fairhurst company.

Full details from the website at www.ScottishChessChamp.co.uk

Entry Form pdf

Dundee 150th Anniversary Invitational Grandmaster Tournament (supported by 4J Studios) Facebook Website

The Grandmaster Invitational will be held in the Bonar Hall from 14th July to 23rd July 2017.  This tournament will re-create the original Dundee tournament of 1867 and the 100th anniversary tournament held in 1967.

March 28: The ten players have been announced who will compete in Dundee 150 (supported by 4J Studios).

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42nd Team Lightning 2017

March 27th, 2017

Twenty-one teams took part in the 2017 Scottish Team Lightning Championship on Sunday 26 March, once again a good entry and an increase on last year. The event was again held after the conclusion of the SNCL at the new Dunfermline venue. The number of last minute entries again made it difficult to organise, but this is inevitable given the arrangements and the timing has certainly increased the numbers. “Normal service” was resumed as Hamilton flattened the opposition to win by a large margin – the largest since 1986. Last year’s winners, Bon Accord, took part but with a much weaker team, finishing as runners-up in Section 2. Report by Ken Stewart (more…)

Friday Evening FIDE Blitz – Spring 2017 Series – Glasgow
Added: March 27th, 2017

SNCL – Final Results
Added: March 26th, 2017

2017 Scottish Schools Team Chess Championships
Added: March 26th, 2017

Changes to Membership from the Council Meeting
Added: March 25th, 2017

Scottish Girls Championship 2017
Added: March 25th, 2017

Irvine Congress 2017
Added: March 21st, 2017

Council Meeting
Added: March 21st, 2017

Arbiter Information
Added: March 21st, 2017

Edinburgh Congress 2017
Added: March 15th, 2017

World Senior Individual Championships , Acqui Terme, 06/11-19/11
Added: March 9th, 2017

European Team Championships 2017 Crete, Greece 27-Oct-2017 7-Nov-2017
Added: March 9th, 2017

EUROPEAN SENIOR TEAM CHESS CHAMPIONSHIP 2017 – Novi Sad 24/06-04/07
Added: March 5th, 2017

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