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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.


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

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Chess Scotland Historian Alan McGowan updates the History Archive.

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FIDE Rating List – September 2016

August 31st, 2016

FIDE listing of all Scotland registered players both rated and unrated are available here. If any details are incorrect please contact

Monthly alpha and descending order, archive, and FIDE info here.

FIDE ratings are updated on the first of every month.

Please report any errors in uploaded reports to Same link for future list of FIDE rated events. for more details and full list

Chess Scotland 100 Club

August 30th, 2016

August winner of the Chess Scotland 100 Club is announced (more…)

Chess Scotland Council

August 28th, 2016

Chess Scotland are currently looking for three members and representatives of three member clubs to serve on Council the coming year.

Council members will be expected to attend 2 meetings. One to be held in Glasgow and one in Edinburgh at dates which will be announced in the coming weeks.

Those expressing an interest will be contacted after the October Management Board meeting where their election will be ratified.

This process was endorsed at the AGM endorsed owing to lack of volunteers at the AGM itself

If you are interested in helping to shape the future of Chess Scotland, please indicate your interest to Andy Howie by 24th September

Jim Webster, President
Andy Howie, Executive Director

Presidents Award
Added: August 27th, 2016

European Youth Chess Championships 2016
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Marymass Congress 2016 – results
Added: August 23rd, 2016

Largs 2016
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World Under 16 Olympiad final updates
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Grand Prix prizewinners 2016
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Robert E Rough Cup 2016
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Glorney – Gilbert Tournament
Added: July 22nd, 2016

Chess Scotland AGM 2016
Added: July 22nd, 2016

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