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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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Reykjavik Open 2013

February 20th, 2013

IM Andrew Muir of Dumbarton finished on 5.5/10 in the Reykjavik Open, Iceland which took place February 19-27. The CS international director was seeded and finished 71st of 227 players.

Andrew defeated grandmasters in successive rounds. Rd 2 Bassem Amin (Egypt) 2631, rd 3 Sebastien Maze (France) 2556. The win against Amin is the 9th highest scalp by a Scot since modern FIDE ratings began in the 1970s – and the quickest win. Scalp List.




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