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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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Selection News, Euro and World Seniors selection info

December 8th, 2016

This page will feature news of events where Chess Scotland will make a selection of players. This page may request that players indicate their interest to the International Director Andrew Burnett by a certain date. See the International page for an overview. abburnett@hotmail.com

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Scotland win at Liverpool

December 6th, 2016

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This year’s Liverpool Quadrangular was a resounding success for the young Scotland squad as they topped the under 14 and the under 12 tables. The third placed finish of the under 16’s, who were one player short, ensured that the squad finished ahead of their English North, English Midlands and Welsh rivals in the combined standings.
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World Championship – Carlsen v Karjakin

November 30th, 2016

Nov 30: Magnus Carlsen wins the tie-break rapidplay 3-1 to retain his world title, finishing in style with a queen sac to force mate.

The match was drawn 6-6 after the first 12 games – one win each, rest drawn. Tie-breaks took place on Wednesday, November 30 (Carlsen’s 26th birthday).

Intro: Magnus Carlsen of Norway defends his world title against Sergey Karjakin of Russia in New York, November 11-30.  The match takes place in the Fulton Market building in Lower Manhattan.

Guardian report

Chess24 Live coverage

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Chess Scotland 100 Club
Added: November 30th, 2016

SNCL Grading
Added: November 27th, 2016

Oban Congress
Added: November 20th, 2016

Richardson and Spens Cups 2016-2017
Added: November 20th, 2016

World Senior Championship
Added: November 19th, 2016

Chess Scotland Club Membership
Added: November 11th, 2016

FIDE Rating List – November 2016
Added: November 1st, 2016

Management Board minutes – July 2016
Added: November 1st, 2016

SNCL Grading
Added: October 31st, 2016

Glasgow Blitz – October
Added: October 26th, 2016

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