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Chess Scotland

The home of Chess in Scotland

CS Club Membership 2022-2023

Would your club like to join Chess Scotland or play in the Richardson or Spens Cups.

Oct 2022

FIDE Rating List

FIDE ratings are updated on the first of every month. FIDE listing of all Scotland registered players both rated and unrated is available.

Dec 2022

The Youngest Chess Grandmaster in the World

This is a linear, often anecdotal, account of the American junior’s path to becoming the youngest grandmaster ever, a feat he achieved on 30 June 2021 at the age of twelve years,

Nov 2022

Oops! I Resigned Again!

This is a collection of one hundred puzzles from real games, dating from 1906 to 2019, in which one player resigned early, needlessly or inexplicably.

Nov 2022

Chess Scotland AGM 2022

Saturday 26th November
12:00 - 16:00

Agenda, Reports and Candidate Nomination statements are still available.

Nov 2022

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Upcoming Events

 December 2022

Edinburgh Park Allegro
Sat 3rd Dec [1 day event] Adult, Junior | Allegro, Fide
SCT Ayr Allegro - December 2022
Sun 4th Dec [1 day event] Adult, Junior | Allegro, Fide
32nd Online Scottish Chess Tour Weekend Event
Fri 9th to Sun 11th Dec [3 day event] Adult, Junior, Online | Allegro
Liverpool Quadrangular 2022
Sat 10th to Sun 11th Dec [2 day event] Junior | Standard
NEJCA 2022 Online tournament - 4
Sun 18th Dec [1 day event] Junior, Online | Allegro

Recent Events

 November 2022

Oban Congress 2022
Fri 18th to Sun 20th Nov [3 day event] Adult, Junior | Standard
Battle of the Schools 2022
Sun 20th Nov [1 day event] Junior, Online | Allegro
Edinburgh Junior Congress 2022
Sat 26th Nov [1 day event] Junior | Allegro
Chess Scotland - Annual General Meeting 2022
Sat 26th Nov [1 day event] Online
Richardson and Spens Cups 2022-23
Wed 30th Nov [1 day event] Adult, Junior | Standard, Fide
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