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Kirkcaldy Congress 2017 – results

25th September 2017

The inaugural Kirkcaldy Chess Congress took place 22-24 September at the Dean Park Hotel .

Prize Winners

U2000: First = : Ian Marks (4/5) £110 (1st after tiebreak)

First = : Nicolas Skettos (4/5) (2nd after tiebreak)

FIDE rating


U1700: First : William Clinton (4.5/5) £200


U1400: First = Graham Wilson (4/5)  £77 (1st after tiebreak)

First = Terry Doherty (4/5) £67 (2nd after tiebreak)

First = Derek Coope (4/5)  £57  (3rd after tiebreak) Prize Draw Walter Pearson £35


Thanks to all the competitors, those who donated, John McNicoll for arbiting and equipment, Chess Scotland for equipment and the Dean Park Hotel.


Report and domestic grading by Gary McPheator, FIDE grading by John McNicoll


Preview (Aug 24): I am pleased to announce that our inaugural Kirkcaldy Chess Congress will be taking place at the Dean Park Hotel from 22nd to 24th of September, 2017. The congress will be a part of a series of events held in Kirkcaldy, Renfrew, Stirling and Largs with U2000 (FIDE rated), U1700 and U1400 sections as well as introducing our new Masters event and Masters Grand Prix.

Players entering by Friday 8th September will be entered into a draw to win free entry to the congress with the winner being announced at Kirkcaldy and we also have accommodation on offer, so enter quickly to make sure you don't miss out!

Tournament Organiser

Gary McPheator

Entry form

FIDE Registration

Player of the Year 2016/17

13th September 2017

Chess Scotland Adult Selection Criteria

10th September 2017

Glasgow Blitz September 2017

9th September 2017

Disability Officer

7th September 2017

Chess Scotland Vacancies

7th September 2017

Chess Scotland Accounts – now published

7th September 2017

5th Inverness Congress results

5th September 2017

Marymass 2017 results

29th August 2017

Player of the Year Season 2016-17

24th August 2017

Online Grading System Free Access

8th August 2017

Glorney Cup – Thank You

4th August 2017

Grand Prix Winners 2017

3rd August 2017

Chess in the Park

2nd August 2017

Glorney Cup 2017

24th July 2017

Grading from the Scottish and Grand Prix

23rd July 2017

Murad Abdulla is the New Scottish Champion

23rd July 2017

Scottish Rapidplay

23rd July 2017

Robert E Rough Cup 2017

22nd July 2017

U1850 & Seniors, Scottish Schools Championship

21st July 2017