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16th Jorvik Rapidplay 2016

This year’s popular Jorvik Rapidplay took place on Saturday 30th January 2016 at their new venue, the Toby Carvery on Malton Road. There were two groups of 20 players, with 20 minutes ... Continue Reading →
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Yorkshire League 2016 – updates and preview‏

Happy New Year As discussed previously the top two divisions of the Yorkshire League have taken an eight week break; however there have been a few stray matches. The most critical of ... Continue Reading →
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YP Article 15 – 4NCL Weekend 2 – Div 3 North Part 1

This is an extended version of the column published in The Yorkshire Post on 23rd January 2016 Bradford Stumbled, But Didn’t Fall Round 3 Round 3 of the 4NCL took place at Wychwood ... Continue Reading →
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Gormally to play fundraising simul in Hebden Bridge

Have you ever wanted to pit your wits against a Grand Master? Well, now’s your chance! Hebden Bridge Chess Club is delighted to announce that Grand Master Daniel Gormally (ranked ... Continue Reading →
A festive season without chess can feel a bit like cold turkey

Travail Pursuit #62 : Cold Turkey?

  During the festive season (already a distant memory), culinary experts try to find ever more creative ways to serve up the remains of the Christmas turkey. Meanwhile for chess ... Continue Reading →
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Rising star Mate Ther of Harrogate beats International Master!

York-based International Master James Adair took on 15 players in a simultaneous exhibition at Harrogate Chess Club on 29th November. The former British U21 Champion won 14 games in ... Continue Reading →
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Yorkshire Post Article 8 – 4NCL Weekend 1 – Div 3 North

This column was published in The Yorkshire Post on 28th November 2015 Last week we reported on Division 1 of the Four Nations Chess League. This week focuses on Division 3 North, containing ... Continue Reading →
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Yorkshire Post Article 7 – 4NCL Weekend 1 – White Rose

This is an extended version of the column published in The Yorkshire Post on 21st November 2015 For the first time in several years, we did not start the 4NCL season with a perfect ... Continue Reading →
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2015/16 Yorkshire League Round 6

Woodhouse Cup York RI A dispatched Alwoodley A 7.5-0.5 to secure their position at the top of the table. Sheffield A also won 5.5-2.5 against Huddersfield but even allowing for the ... Continue Reading →
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Chess in Schools and Communities Training Course

Chess in Schools and Communities – Training Course The main work of Chess in Schools and Communities (CSC) is to send tutors into primary schools to teach our 30 week curriculum ... Continue Reading →