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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 2015

September 1st, 2015

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 for more details and full list


August 31st, 2015

May I take this opportunity to apologise to all members for my failure to upload the accounts in time for the AGM.  It was a misunderstanding between David and myself and I accept full responsibility for the lateness.

The accounts are now correctly added to the AGM notice and can be viewed here

Any questions on the accounts can be raised for the November Council meeting.

Andy Howie
Executive Director

Marymass 2015 results

August 31st, 2015

This year’s congress was held at the Atrium, Greenwood Academy, Dreghorn on August 21-23 2015.

Results and commentary by Steve Clark.

Open: 1st= S Mannion (Paisley), N.Berry (Edinburgh), Luis J S Botello (Glas.Montrose) 4/5.
Grading Prize: S Robinson (Ardrossan) 3/5.

Major: 1st N Lindsay (Glas.Montrose) 4.5/5.
2nd = D P Gillespie (Greenwood), A Lampard (Troon) 4/5.
Grading Prize: A Keith Aitchison (Kelso) 3/5.

Minor: 1st= L Freel (Hamilton), S Kerridge (Bearsden) 4.5/5.
Grading Prize: J Dempsey (Yoker) 4/5. (more…)

Chess Scotland 100 Club
Added: August 31st, 2015

A Welcome to our New Directors
Added: August 29th, 2015

Statement on SGM
Added: August 29th, 2015

Quality Chess to sponsor Grand Prix
Added: August 21st, 2015

Chess Scotland AGM 2015
Added: August 16th, 2015

Added: August 15th, 2015

World Senior Championships 2015
Added: August 14th, 2015

Grand Prix prizewinners 2015
Added: July 29th, 2015

Largs Congress 2015
Added: July 26th, 2015

Glorney-Gilbert International 2015
Added: July 23rd, 2015

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