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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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Calendar
This season past - This season upcoming

Please forward all calendar-related queries (including additions to the calendar) to calendar@chessscotland.com

February

Keith Hoban Memorial

25/02/2017 - Website - Entry Form
Entries to: keith.eagles@btinternet.com
Keith Hoban Memorial Trophy, Albyn School, Aberdeen
How to find venue
A Chess Scotland graded event

SNCL rounds 5-6

26/02/2017 - Website - Entry Form
Entries to: glynis.grant@fife.gov.uk
SNCL dates 2016-17: October 30th, November 27th, February 26th, March 26th. New venue for SNCL carnegieconferencecentre.co.uk
How to find venue
Introductory Letter
SNCL Rules

Lothians Schools Team Day 2

26/02/2017 - Website
Entries to: mclarke@gmail.com
How to find venue
A Chess Scotland graded event

March

Hamilton Junior Congress (March)

05/03/2017 - Entry Form
Entries to: chesstutor@uwclub.net
How to find venue
A Chess Scotland graded event

Chess Scotland Girls Championship

11/03/2017 - Entry Form
Entries to: keith.eagles@btinternet.com
How to find venue
A Chess Scotland graded event

Richardson, Spens rd2 (semi) and Rosebowl

12/03/2017 - Website
Clubs can agree to play any time before the official round date. Match can be take place up to March 19 at the latest. Tournament director should be informed of agreed dates. Contact TD: Ian.brownlee@systemsit.co.uk

Scottish Schools Team Championships

12/03/2017 - Entry Form
Entries to: dgcongalton@sky.com
Sections - Secondary Teams, Primary 7 and under, Primary 5 and under Open to all schools in Scotland. Entry form now available.
How to find venue
A Chess Scotland graded event

Irvine Congress

17/03/2017 - Entry Form - View Entrants
Entries to: clark.s15@virginmedia.com
How to find venue
A Chess Scotland graded event

Lothians Schools Team Day 3

19/03/2017 - Website
Entries to: mclarke@gmail.com
How to find venue
A Chess Scotland graded event

Glasgow Blitz

24/03/2017 - Website

Evening Express Primary Schools Team Championship

25/03/2017
A Chess Scotland graded event

CS Council Meeting

25/03/2017
Details to follow

Last Chance Saloon - Airdrie

25/03/2017 - Entry Form
Entries to: chesstutor@uwclub.net
How to find venue
A Chess Scotland graded event

SNCL rounds 7

26/03/2017 - Website - Entry Form
Entries to: glynis.grant@fife.gov.uk
SNCL dates 2016-17: October 30th, November 27th, February 26th, March 26th. New venue for SNCL carnegieconferencecentre.co.uk
How to find venue
Introductory Letter
SNCL Rules

Edinburgh Congress 2017

31/03/2017 - Entry Form - View Entrants
Entries to: stillgamedave70@gmail.com
Entry form now available. FIDE rated Premier event. To encourage Chess Clubs a GROUP DISCOUNT will be given. When SIX ENTRIES are received together, only pay for FIVE ENTRIES. Increment time control in all events - 90 minutes plus 30 seconds increment per move.
How to find venue
A Chess Scotland graded event

April

Edinburgh Blitz

07/04/2017 - Website

Dumfries Allegro

08/04/2017 - View Entrants
Entries to: dongarford2@tiscali.co.uk
Open (any grade) Major (Grading Limit 1700) Minor (Grading Limit 1400) All games are 30 minutes each for all moves.
A Chess Scotland graded event

CS Management Board

12/04/2017
Entries to: president@chessscotland.com
Meeting time 18.30-21.00
Connal Building

Richardson and Spens Final

15/04/2017 - Website
The Chess Scotland Finals Day will be held at the Adam Smith Theatre in Kirkcaldy. Contact TD: Ian.brownlee@systemsit.co.uk
Adam Smith Theatre, Kirkcaldy
How to find venue

Aberdeen Congress

21/04/2017 - Entry Form - View Entrants
Entries to: AberdeenChessCongress@btinternet.com
Aberdeen chess congress to be held at the Best Western Summerhill Hotel, Aberdeen from Friday 21st – Sunday 23rd April 2017. Entry form now available. Enquiries to Neil Irving (AberdeenChessCongress@btinternet.com)
How to find venue
Summerhill Hotel
A Chess Scotland graded event

Hamilton Junior Congress (Apr)

23/04/2017 - Entry Form
Entries to: chesstutor@uwclub.net
How to find venue
A Chess Scotland graded event

Stirling Congress

28/04/2017 - Entry Form - View Entrants
Entries to: gmcp3@hotmail.com
Stirling Chess Congress 28th-30th April. Entry form now available. Entries to: Gary McPheator (gmcp3@hotmail.com)
Stirling Court Hotel
A Chess Scotland graded event

May

CFK Inverness

06/05/2017 - Website
Inverness – Junior Chess for Kicks
A Chess Scotland graded event

MacIsaac National Rapidplay Championship

13/05/2017 - Entry Form - View Entrants
Entries to: Ian.brownlee@systemsit.co.uk
Entry form now available. The Open will be FIDE rated for the Rapidplay list.
How to find venue
Adam Smith Theatre, Kirkcaldy

UK Land Challenge Mega Final ( Airdrie )

13/05/2017

Ayr Congress

26/05/2017 - Website
How to find venue
A Chess Scotland graded event

June

Primary Individual

09/06/2017 - Website
How to find venue
A Chess Scotland graded event

Stewarton Bonnet Guild Allegro 2017

11/06/2017
Entries to: john.montgomery@btinternet.com
Stewarton Bonnet Guild Chess Allegro to be held in The Stewarton Annick Youth & Community Centre, Standalane Stewarton on Sunday 11th June 2017
A Chess Scotland graded event

Hamilton Junior Congress (Jun)

18/06/2017 - Entry Form
Entries to: chesstutor@uwclub.net
How to find venue
A Chess Scotland graded event

Largs Viking Congress

23/06/2017
Entries to: gmcp3@hotmail.com
Largs Viking Chess Congress 23rd-25th June Details to follow Entries to: Gary McPheator (gmcp3@hotmail.com)
A Chess Scotland graded event

July

124th Scottish Championships

15/07/2017 - Website - Entry Form
Entries to: membership@chessscotland.com
The 124th Scottish Championships will be held in Dundee - entry form and website now available.
How to find venue

August

Marymass Congress

25/08/2017 - Entry Form - View Entrants
Entries to: clark.s15@virginmedia.com
All sections will be played using the following time control: All moves in 90 mins with 30 secs increments from move 1.
How to find venue

CS Annual General Meeting

26/08/2017
Entries to: membership@chessscotland.com
Meeting time: 12.00-16.00
Connal Building

October

Edinburgh Junior Congress

09/10/2017 - Website - Entry Form
Entries to: mclarke@gmail.com
How to find venue