Andrew Bak

2014/15 Yorkshire League Round 10

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 →
Book Review – Eminent Victorian Chess Players

Book Review – Eminent Victorian Chess Players

Eminent Victorian Chess Players. Ten Biographies. Tim Harding. McFarland & Company. Softback. 400 Pages. 24 Photographs. 36 Sketches. 182 Diagrams. A portrayal of British ... Continue Reading →
Cloudsdale Rothay

7th Rothay Manor Chess Holiday

The 7th holiday took place at Rothay Manor Hotel Ambleside from 15th to 19th March 2015 . The rapidplay was won by John Webb from Fareham. Various tutorial sessions were held. There ... Continue Reading →
Andrew Zigmond (Custom)

YCA League 2014-15 Round 9

Woodhouse Cup Most people already know the headline results. The champions were beaten 2 1/2- 5 1/2 by a resurgent Sheffield A (Bradford A’s first loss since the 2012-13 season) ... Continue Reading →
Shapland vs.Heron

Travail Pursuit #52: Brain buster

Here’s a game I played on March the 17th all the way back in 1998 when I was living up in Edinburgh. It’s one of the first games I ever played on the White side of the French Tarrasch ... Continue Reading →
white knight

Travail Pursuit #51: Arise Sir Knight!

We’re getting into the final six weeks or so of the twelve month series I planned at the outset of this project and as I look ahead I realise that I have a number of ‘young’ ... Continue Reading →
Andrew Bak

2014/15 Yorkshire League Round 9

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 →
Andrew Zigmond (Custom)

YCA League Extra Plus Other News

Woodhouse Cup There were two matches brought forward due to the 4NCL clash on 28th March but both were critical ones. The champions polished off Leeds CCCC A 6-2 while York RI A defeated ... Continue Reading →
Matthias

Player of the month – February 2015

Player of the month – February 2015 My player of the month for February is Matthias Gantner of Leeds University. Matthias has gained an outstanding 8 live rating points in February ... Continue Reading →
Chris

Chris Bak’s Doncaster Congress Part II

Chris Bak concludes his report from the Doncaster Congress. Click to read Part I here Round 4 Welcome to the second and final part of my Doncaster experience! A quick recap of the current ... Continue Reading →