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Edinburgh Congress 2018 news

13th March 2018

Edinburgh Congress 6 - 8 April 2018

The 2018 Edinburgh Congress takes place at St Thomas of Aquins High School.

The Prizes and Prize Fund has been increased, although the entry fee and venue, remain unchanged.

For Chess Clubs a group discount is available, should six players enter together, only pay for five.

Calendar details


FREE Coaching Sessions - Saturday and Sunday 7 & 8 April 2018  

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 sessions start from 10.30 am and 3.30 pm and can be booked in advance. Contact David Stewart to book.

Ideal for anyone thinking of being involved with a School Chess Club, such as a parent or Teacher.

Report and photographs of the Coaching Sessions previously organised in Edinburgh in October 2017.

Chess in the Park

This event will officially restart at 2.00 pm on Thursday 5 April 2018.

The Evening News is doing a follow-up article in which the owner of the Fountain Cafe, Gary Scott will be presented with ten chess sets, by Sean Marsh of Chess in Schools and Communities.

For this event, every Thursday 2 - 4 pm which is free of charge, the main requirement is that each player should bring with them a chess set and clock.

For more details including a YouTube Clip and newspaper article, follow the Chess Edinburgh link.


Dave Stewart (Congress Director)


Berlin Candidates 2018

10th March 2018

Irvine Spring Congress 2018 – Cancelled

7th March 2018

February 2018 E-mag now available

4th March 2018

Perth Blitz – 24 February 2018 – Prize List

26th February 2018

Perth Congress 2018

26th February 2018

FIDE Grading

24th February 2018

SNCL Results

18th February 2018

Richardson / Spens / Campbell Rosebowl Semifinals

16th February 2018

Scottish Championship & Glorney Gilbert International

16th February 2018

Northumbria Masters 2018

14th February 2018

Stirling Congress 2018 update

8th February 2018

Management Board Minutes – November 2017

8th February 2018

Renfrew Congress (January 2018)

30th January 2018

Gibraltar 2018

27th January 2018

Richardson / Spens Quarter Finals

19th January 2018

Richardson Cup Team Lists

18th January 2018

FM Tim Upton

14th January 2018

Lothians Allegro Results

14th January 2018

Nancy Elder Tournament 2017-2018

11th January 2018