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Tromso Olympiad

July 23rd, 2014

The Tromso Olympiad takes place August 1-15 in Norway.

Scotland teams:

Scotland Open team: 1) GM Colin McNab (Dundee, 2443), 2) IM Andrew Greet (Bearsden, 2431), 3) GM John Shaw (Kilmarnock, 2419), 4) FM Alan Tate (Wandering Dragons, 2339), 5) IM Roddy McKay (Cathcart, 2375) ‚Äď matches are contested over four boards. Team Captain: IM Andrew Muir.

Scotland Womens team: 1) GM Keti Arakhamia-Grant (Edinburgh, 2394), 2) WFM Elaine Bamber (Glasgow, 2088), 3) Ali Roy (Carrick, 1906), 4) WFM Carey Groves (2027), 5) WFM Joy Durno (Newmachar, 1862) – matches are contested over four boards. Team Captain: Jonathan Grant.
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Glorney Cup and related competitions

July 14th, 2014

The Scottish teams for the Glorney Cup and associated events have been announced today.  All of us in Chess Scotland wish the teams every success and hope that the experience of international chess is both exciting and worthwhile.

Coaches helping the young players will be FM Neil Berry, Clement Sreeves, Adam Bremner and Calum MacQueen.

The Glorney Appeal is going well.  The number of people supporting the fund raising is very encouraging. To donate, the url is http://goo.gl/RgxR1x or, alternatively, left click on the chess table graphic.

The link to the page listing and thanking donors is here

Posted by Membership Secretary on behalf of the Chess Scotland team running the events.

David Congalton, Finance Director
David Deary, Home Chess Director (Junior)
Hamish Glen, President (Head of Delegation)
Dick Heathwood, Membership Secretary
Lisa MacLennan, Chaperon
Calum MacQueen, International Director (Junior)
Judy Milton, Chaperon

 

Robert E Rough Cup

July 23rd, 2014

July 2014: Congratulations to Lukah Connolly Sams of Edinburgh who is the winner of the inaugural Robert Rough Cup for 2013-2014 season. The prize goes to the junior who overcomes the biggest adverse grading gap during the season. Lukah defeated a player 997 points higher than his own published grade.

The trophy will be presented at a future congress.

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