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Scarborough Chess Congress

Hello everyone, This is just a quick reminder to say Scarborough Chess Congress is this coming weekend!  Yorkshire’s top two players have entered the open for what is set to ... Continue Reading →
Ihor Lewyk

2014/15 Yorkshire League – Round 3

Yorkshire League Reports Enter your report & results here! Welcome to the Yorkshire League 2014-15 season, below you will find match reports and results at they are submitted today ... Continue Reading →
Boring

Travail Pursuit #34: Boring!

Hello everyone! Today I’d like to present three positions from games all played on Thursday’s date the 16th of October. These games share another common theme in that my opponents ... Continue Reading →
Andrew Zigmond (Custom)

YCA League 2014-15 Round 2

Woodhouse Cup Calderdale A sprung the first surprise of the season when they held York RI A to a draw and ensured that the 2014-15 Woodhouse will take a very different shape to the ... Continue Reading →
Are you ready for a dive into the murkiest of waters?

Travail Pursuit #33: Into the deep

Get your submersibles ready folks because today’s game revisits the fascinating complexities of the Closed variation of the French Tarrasch and my pet line with 9.Nf4!? Of course ... Continue Reading →
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Travail Pursuit #32: Extreme provocation

I had hoped to post this article before I went away on holiday last week but unfortunately I simply ran out of time. Here then is the first of the games I’ve selected from my ‘October ... Continue Reading →
Andrew Bak

2014/15 Yorkshire League – Round 2

Yorkshire League Reports Enter your report & results here! Welcome to the Yorkshire League 2014-15 season, below you will find match reports and results at they are submitted today ... Continue Reading →
None of the Above

Interview with ECF Presidential Candidate – None of the Above

Yorkshire Chess bring another exclusive!! Following ChessBase’s excellent interview with ECF Presidential Candidate Dominic Lawson , we decided to get the thoughts of his only ... Continue Reading →
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World Youth Chess Championships 2014

The World Youth Chess Championships 2014 recently took place in Durban, South Africa. Two of Yorkshire’s most promising juniors; Harry Li from Leeds and Oskar Hackner from Sheffield ... Continue Reading →
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Player of the Month – September 2014

My player of the month for September is Mike Hankinson of Sheffield. Mike was unbeaten in the recent Bradford Congress to tie for second place despite being 18th highest rated player ... Continue Reading →