Chess Scotland

The home of Chess in Scotland

Chess Scotland

The home of Chess in Scotland

Chess Scotland

The home of Chess in Scotland

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Chess Scotland (CS) publishes calendar information as a service to players and congresses to encourage participation at these events. CS is not liable if conditions at the event differ from the published calendar information unless that event is run directly by CS.

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August, 2017

Lanark Open 2017

Monday 14th to Monday 11th September  (29 day event)

The Tolbooth, 4 High Street, Lanark, ML11 7EX

Time Controls: Regular  |  Rounds: 5

September

5th Inverness Chess Congress 2017

Friday 1st to Sunday 3rd  (3 day event)

Chieftain Hotel, 2 Millburn Road, Inverness, IV2 3PS

Time Controls: Regular  |  Rounds: 5  |  Website  |  Entry Form

Chess Scotland Management Meeting

Wednesday 6th  (1 day event)

Time Controls: Regular

Friday FIDE Blitz Glasgow – Sep 2017

Friday 8th  (1 day event)

Hotel Campanile, 10 Tunnel Street, Glasgow, G3 8HL

Time Controls: Blitz  |  Rounds: 9  |  Website

Lanarkshire League AGM 2017

Tuesday 12th  (1 day event)

Time Controls: Regular

Glasgow Schools League 2017-18

Friday 22nd  (1 day event)

Junior Event  |  Time Controls: Regular  |  Entry Form

Kirkcaldy Chess Congress 2017

Friday 22nd to Sunday 24th  (3 day event)

Dean Park Hotel, Chapel Level, Kirkcaldy, KY2 6HF

Time Controls: Regular  |  Rounds: 5  |  Entry Form

Polytechnic Quickplay Autumn 2017

Thursday 28th  (1 day event)

Time Controls: Allegro  |  Rounds: 5  |  Website

October

Edinburgh Junior Congress (CFK Qualifier) 2017

Sunday 8th  (1 day event)

Broughton High School, 29 E Fettes Avenue, Edinburgh, EH4 1EG

Junior Event  |  Time Controls: Regular  |  Website

Friday FIDE Blitz Edinburgh – Oct 2017

Friday 13th  (1 day event)

Novotel Edinburgh Park, 15 Lochside Avenue, Edinburgh, EH12 9DJ

Time Controls: Blitz  |  Rounds: 9  |  Website

SNCL rounds 1, 2 – 2017-18

Sunday 29th  (1 day event)

Carnegie Conference Centre, Halbeath Rd, Dunfermline, KY11 8DY

Time Controls: Regular  |  Rounds: 2  |  Website

November

Friday FIDE Blitz Glasgow – Nov 2017

Friday 3rd  (1 day event)

Hotel Campanile, 10 Tunnel Street, Glasgow, G3 8HL

Time Controls: Blitz  |  Rounds: 9  |  Website

NEJCA+SJC CFK Stonehaven 2017

Saturday 4th  (1 day event)

Stonehaven Town Hall, 36 Allardice Street, Stonehaven, AB39 2BU

Junior Event  |  Time Controls: Regular  |  Website  |  Entry Form

Stonehaven Allegro 2017

Saturday 4th  (1 day event)

Stonehaven Town Hall, 36 Allardice Street, Stonehaven, AB39 2BU

Time Controls: Allegro  |  Website  |  Entry Form

2020Chess in Edinburgh

Saturday 11th  (1 day event)

Edinburgh University, Row House, Edinburgh, EH8 9AJ

Time Controls: Allegro  |  Rounds: 5  |  Website

Phones Allegro 2017

Saturday 11th  (1 day event)

St. Andrew Bridge Club, 2 Woodside Crescent, Glasgow, G3 7UL

Time Controls: Allegro  |  Entry Form

Phones Allegro Junior 2017

Saturday 11th  (1 day event)

Junior Event  |  Time Controls: Allegro

Lothians Junior Team Day 1, 2017

Sunday 12th  (1 day event)

Broughton High School, 29 E Fettes Avenue, Edinburgh, EH4 1EG

Junior Event  |  Time Controls: Regular  |  Website

Oban Congress 2017

Friday 17th to Sunday 19th  (3 day event)

Royal Hotel, Argyll Square, Oban, PA34 4BE

Time Controls: Regular  |  Rounds: 5  |  Entry Form

SNCL rounds 3, 4 – 2017-18

Sunday 26th  (1 day event)

Time Controls: Regular  |  Rounds: 2

Chess Scotland Management Meeting – Nov 2017

Wednesday 29th  (1 day event)

Time Controls: Regular

December

Malawi Rapidplay 2017

Saturday 2nd  (1 day event)

St Nicholas Church Halls, Bellevue Road, Prestwick, KA9 1NW

Time Controls: Allegro  |  Rounds: 5  |  Entry Form

Malawi Charity Junior

Saturday 2nd  (1 day event)

St Nicholas Church Halls, Bellevue Road, Prestwick, KA9 1NW

Junior Event  |  Time Controls: Allegro  |  Entry Form

Lothian Junior Championships 2017

Sunday 3rd  (1 day event)

Broughton High School, 29 E Fettes Avenue, Edinburgh, EH4 1EG

Junior Event  |  Time Controls: Regular  |  Website

NEJCA Albyn Trophy Events 2017

Saturday 9th  (1 day event)

Albyn School, 17-23 Queen's Road, Aberdeen, AB15 4PB

Junior Event  |  Time Controls: Regular  |  Website  |  Entry Form

Edinburgh Wolf Trophy 2017

Saturday 9th to Sunday 10th  (2 day event)

Edinburgh Chess Club, 1 Alva Street, Edinburgh, EH2 4PH

Time Controls: Regular  |  Rounds: 5  |  Entry Form

Nancy Elder Tournament 2017-2018

Sunday 31st  (1 day event)

Time Controls: Regular

January, 2018

Lothians Allegro 2018

Sunday 14th  (1 day event)

The Quay, 131 New Street, Musselburgh, EH21 6DH

Time Controls: Allegro  |  Rounds: 5  |  Entry Form

Strathclyde University Charity Allegro 2018

Wednesday 17th  (1 day event)

Strathclyde University Students Union, 90 John St, Glasgow, G1 1JH

Time Controls: Allegro  |  Rounds: 5

Richardson / Spens Quarter Finals

Saturday 20th  (1 day event)

Time Controls: Regular

Renfrew Congress 2018

Friday 26th to Sunday 28th  (3 day event)

The Normandy Hotel, Inchinnan Rd, Renfrew, PA4 9EJ

Time Controls: Regular  |  Rounds: 5  |  Entry Form

February

Fide Arbiters Seminar

Friday 2nd to Sunday 4th  (3 day event)

Uddingston

Time Controls: Regular

NEJCA Keith Hoban Memorial Events 2018

Saturday 3rd  (1 day event)

Albyn School, 17-23 Queen's Road, Aberdeen, AB15 4PB

Junior Event  |  Time Controls: Regular  |  Website  |  Entry Form

Lothians Junior Team Day 2, 2018

Sunday 4th  (1 day event)

Broughton High School, 29 E Fettes Avenue, Edinburgh, EH4 1EG

Junior Event  |  Time Controls: Regular  |  Website

CS Management Board – Feb 2018

Wednesday 7th  (1 day event)

Time Controls: Regular

Richardson / Spens / Rosebowl Semi Finals

Saturday 17th  (1 day event)

Time Controls: Regular

SNCL rounds 5, 6 – 2017-18

Sunday 18th  (1 day event)

Time Controls: Regular  |  Rounds: 2

Perth Congress 2018

Friday 23rd to Sunday 25th  (3 day event)

Salutation Hotel, 34 South Street, Perth, PH2 8PH

Time Controls: Regular  |  Rounds: 5  |  Website  |  Entry Form

Perth Blitz 2018

Saturday 24th  (1 day event)

Salutation Hotel, 34 South Street, Perth, PH2 8PH

Time Controls: Blitz  |  Rounds: 7  |  Website

March

Scottish Girls Championships 2018

Saturday 10th  (1 day event)

Lathallan School (Brotherton Castle), Johnshaven by Montrose, DD10 0HN

Junior Event  |  Time Controls: Regular  |  Entry Form

Dumfries Allegro 2018

Saturday 17th  (1 day event)

Dumfries Railway Club, Leafield Road, Dumfries , DG1 2DR

Time Controls: Allegro  |  Rounds: 5  |  Entry Form

SNCL round 7 2017-18

Sunday 25th  (1 day event)

Time Controls: Regular

Evening Express Trophy 2018

Sunday 25th  (1 day event)

Mastrick Community Centre, Greenfern Road, Aberdeen, AB16 6TR

Junior Event  |  Time Controls: Regular  |  Rounds: 5  |  Website  |  Entry Form

Team Lightning 2018

Sunday 25th  (1 day event)

Carnegie Conference Centre, Halbeath Road, Dunfermline, KY11 8DY

Time Controls: Blitz  |  Entry Form

April

Edinburgh Congress 2018

Friday 6th to Sunday 8th  (3 day event)

St Thomas of Aquin's High School, Chalmers Street, Edinburgh

Time Controls: Regular  |  Rounds: 5  |  Entry Form

Richardson / Spens / Rosebowl Finals

Saturday 14th  (1 day event)

Grangemouth Community Education Unit, Abbots Road, Grangemouth, FK3 8JE

Time Controls: Regular  |  Rounds: 1

Aberdeen Congress 2018

Friday 20th to Sunday 22nd  (3 day event)

Best Western Summerhill Hotel, 20 Summerhill Court, Aberdeen, AB15 6TW

Time Controls: Regular  |  Rounds: 5  |  Entry Form

Age Concern Spring Charity Allegro 2018

Saturday 21st  (1 day event)

Edinburgh Chess Club, 1 Alva Street, Edinburgh, EH2 4PH

Time Controls: Allegro  |  Rounds: 5

UK Chess Challenge East of Scotland Megafinal 2018

Sunday 22nd  (1 day event)

Broughton High School, 29 E Fettes Avenue, Edinburgh, EH4 1EG

Junior Event  |  Time Controls: Regular  |  Website

Polytechnic Quickplay April 2018

Thursday 26th  (1 day event)

Wellington Church, Southpark Avenue, Glasgow, G12 8LE

Time Controls: Allegro  |  Rounds: 5  |  Entry Form

50th Anniversary East Kilbride Open

Thursday 26th to Thursday 24th May  (29 day event)

Murray Owen Centre, Liddell Grove, East Kilbride, G75 9AD

Time Controls: Regular  |  Rounds: 5  |  Website  |  Entry Form

NEJCA + SJC CFK Inverness 2018

Saturday 28th  (1 day event)

Inverness Chieftain Hotel, 2 Millburn Road, Inverness, IV2 3PS

Junior Event  |  Time Controls: Regular  |  Website  |  Entry Form

Inverness Allegro 2018

Saturday 28th  (1 day event)

Inverness Chieftain Hotel, 2 Millburn Road, Inverness, IV2 3PS

Time Controls: Allegro  |  Website  |  Entry Form

May

Renfrew Congress (May 2018)

Friday 4th to Sunday 6th  (3 day event)

Normandy Hotel, Inchinnan Road, Renfrew, PA4 9EJ

Time Controls: Regular  |  Rounds: 5  |  Entry Form

Renfrew Congress Rapidplay (May 2018)

Saturday 5th  (1 day event)

Normandy Hotel, Inchinnan Road, Renfrew, PA4 9EJ

Time Controls: Allegro  |  Rounds: 6  |  Entry Form

Renfrew Congress Blitz (May 2018)

Saturday 5th  (1 day event)

Normandy Hotel, Inchinnan Road, Renfrew, PA4 9EJ

Time Controls: Blitz  |  Rounds: 9  |  Entry Form

Ayr Congress 2018

Friday 25th to Sunday 27th  (3 day event)

Mercure Ayr Hotel, Dalblair Road, Ayr, KA7 1UG

Time Controls: Regular  |  Rounds: 5  |  Website  |  Entry Form

Ayr Congress Junior 2018

Saturday 26th  (1 day event)

Mercure Ayr Hotel, Dalblair Road, Ayr, KA7 1UG

Junior Event  |  Time Controls: Allegro  |  Rounds: 5

June

Stewarton Allegro 2018

Sunday 10th  (1 day event)

Lainshaw Primary School, Kilwinning Road, Stewarton, KA3 3DL

Time Controls: Allegro  |  Entry Form

Lothians Junior Team Day 3, 2018

Sunday 17th  (1 day event)

Broughton High School, 29 E Fettes Avenue, Edinburgh, EH4 1EG

Junior Event  |  Time Controls: Regular  |  Website

Largs Viking Congress 2018 and Masters Grand Prix

Friday 22nd to Sunday 24th  (3 day event)

Inverclyde National Sports Training Centre, Burnside Road, Largs, KA30 8RW

Time Controls: Regular  |  Rounds: 5  |  Entry Form

Glorney Gilbert Training and Junior Open Tournament

Sunday 24th  (1 day event)

Grangemouth Community Education Unit, Abbots Road, Grangemouth, FK3 8JE

Junior Event  |  Time Controls: Regular

Edinburgh Summer Weekend 2018

Saturday 30th to Sunday 1st July  (2 day event)

Edinburgh Chess Club, 1 Alva Street, Edinburgh

Time Controls: Regular  |  Rounds: 5  |  Entry Form

July

Scottish Championships 2018

Saturday 7th to Sunday 15th  (9 day event)

University of West Scotland, High Street, Paisley, PA1 2BE

Time Controls: Regular  |  Rounds: 9  |  Website  |  Entry Form

Scottish Blitz Championship 2018

Sunday 8th  (1 day event)

Brough Building, High Street, Paisley, PA1 2BE

Time Controls: Blitz  |  Entry Form

Quality Chess Grandmaster Blitz 2018

Friday 13th  (1 day event)

Brough Building, High Street, Paisley, PA1 2BE

Time Controls: Blitz  |  Entry Form

Scottish Championships Rapidplay 2018

Saturday 14th to Sunday 15th  (2 day event)

Brough Building, High Street, Paisley, PA1 2BE

Time Controls: Allegro  |  Rounds: 6  |  Entry Form

Glorney Gilbert Junior International 2018

Monday 16th to Wednesday 18th  (3 day event)

University of West Scotland, High Street, Paisley, PA1 2BE

Junior Event  |  Time Controls: Regular  |  Rounds: 5

August

Lanark Open 2018

Monday 13th  (1 day event)

Lanark Tolbooth, 4 High Street, Lanark, ML11 7EX

Time Controls: Regular

Bridge of Allan Congress 2018

Saturday 25th to Sunday 26th  (2 day event)

Royal Hotel, 55 Henderson Street, Bridge of Allan, FK9 4HG

Time Controls: Regular  |  Rounds: 4  |  Website  |  Entry Form

September

6th Inverness Chess Congress 2018

Friday 7th to Sunday 9th  (3 day event)

Chieftain Hotel, 2 Millburn Road, Inverness, IV2 3PS

Time Controls: Regular  |  Rounds: 5  |  Website  |  Entry Form

UK Open Blitz Championship

Saturday 8th  (1 day event)

Broughton High School, 29 East Fettes Avenue, Edinburgh, EH4 1EG

Time Controls: Blitz  |  Rounds: 15  |  Website

Arran FIDE Rapidplay 2018

Saturday 15th  (1 day event)

Brodick Public Hall, Brodick, Isle of Arran, KA27 8DL

Time Controls: Allegro  |  Rounds: 5  |  Website  |  Entry Form

CS Management Board – Sep 19, 2018

Wednesday 19th  (1 day event)

Time Controls: Regular

Glasgow Schools League 2018-2019

Thursday 20th  (1 day event)

Junior Event  |  Time Controls: Regular  |  Entry Form