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Edinburgh Congress 2019 – News
Edinburgh Congress 5-7 April 2019
The congress takes place at the central venue of St Thomas of Aquin's High School, Chalmers Street, just off Lauriston Place. The School has a free car park and the venue is suitable for disabled players.
Edinburgh Congress 2019 entry form, details of the Congress and updated entries are available on the CS calendar
A group discount is available, should six players enter
together, only pay for five.
Juniors receiving free school meals can make a request
to David Stewart for free entry.
Jim Fisher of Chess and Bridge, London are supplying the
Catering will be available throughout the weekend.
As normal, entries will be accepted by e mail.
Edinburgh Congress 2019 entry form and details of the Congress are available on the CS calendar
FREE Coaching Sessions - Saturday and Sunday 6 & 7 April 2019
Free coaching sessions organised by Sean Marsh of Chess
in Schools and Communities are to be offered at the Edinburgh Congress.
For both days, the two times that these sessions start
from are at 10.30 am and 3.30 pm and can be booked in advance in which David
Stewart is the contact.
Ideal for anyone thinking of being involved with a
School Chess Club, such as a parent or Teacher.
Chess in the Park
This event will officially restart at 2.00 pm on Thursday 4 April 2019 at the Fountain Cafe located next to the refurbished Ross Fountain at West Princes Street Gardens.
We are indebted to the owner of the Fountain Cafe, Gary
Scott and his staff who have been keen supporters of Chess in the Park.
Sean Marsh of Chess in Schools and Communities will
attend the Opening Day in which the hope that we achieve a good turn out, for
publicity and media coverage.
Chess in the Park, is organised every Thursday and
Sunday from 2-5 pm, during British Summer Time, until the end of October in
which players of all ages and playing strengths are welcome.
This event is free of charge, in which there are ten
sets and clocks on site, and players are encouraged to bring their own chess
equipment in order to guarantee a game.
For more details including a You Tube cip, refer to the attached Chess Edinburgh Website link.
Dave Stewart - Edinburgh Congress organiser
Posted on: 05-03-2019