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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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New members welcomed in September

September 30th, 2014

Chess Scotland has welcomed four new members in September:-

Christian Bland
Duncan Depasquale
Michael G Harkins
Michael Jessing

In addition, an additional two non-members are now magazine subscribers:-

Derek Roebuck
Aaron M Straub

Details of new members over the last six months and other statistics are updated monthly.

Posted by Membership Secretary

 

Lothian Congress 2014 – Winners and Grading

September 21st, 2014

Open

1st (and Lothian Champion) George Neave 4.5/5

2nd Hector Vela Velares 4/5

U2101 Grading Prize – Jamie Hookham & Dimitriy Payada 3/5

Challengers

1st= Stephen Hogg & James Moreby 4/5

U1801 Grading Prize – Jamie Underwood 3.5/5

Major

1st Max Turner 4.5/5

2nd= David Stewart & David Logue 4/5

U1501 Grading Prize – Ioannis Dabos-Doukas 3.5/5

Minor

1st Rachel Smith 5/5

2nd Charles Bird 4.5/5

U1101 Grading Prize – Robert Wilson 4/5

U1001 Grading Prize – Duncan Depasquale 3.5/5

Junior Prize – Morven Petrie & Ross Heenan 3.5/5

European Club Cup

September 20th, 2014

Bon Accord and Edinburgh chess clubs represented Scotland in the European Club Cup which took place September 14-20 in Bilbao.

Edinburgh (seeded 45) finished 39th with 6 pts - Bon Accord (seeded 51) finished 43rd with 5 pts.

60 clubs from 31 countries took part.

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Richardson Cup & Nancy Elder Cup – Richardson dates now on calendar
Added: September 14th, 2014

Scottish Chess Magazine – August issue
Added: September 6th, 2014

Kai Pannwitz, European Youth Champion
Added: September 4th, 2014

Edinburgh Tiger Cubs win Summer Cup
Added: September 4th, 2014

Viking Chess Congress – 29 to 31 August 2014
Added: September 3rd, 2014

FIDE Rating List – September 2014
Added: September 1st, 2014

Chess Scotland 100 Club
Added: August 31st, 2014

European Union Youth Chess Championship 2014
Added: August 27th, 2014

Scotland Street School Museum – Chess Exhibition – 30 & 31 August
Added: August 27th, 2014

President’s Award – SD Mannion, QPM
Added: August 24th, 2014

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