birkin 2

Open County QF: Yorkshire vs Kent

Open County Championships 2015-16 Quarter Final Yorkshire have reached the finals of this year’s County Championships which takes place on 2nd July. The semi-final report will ... Continue Reading →

Viktor Korchnoi (1931-2016): A Life for Chess

News of Viktor Korchnoi’s death at the age of 85 has spread quickly through the world of chess and elicited a significant number of tributes in a very short space of time. ... Continue Reading →

Yorkshire AGM

Yorkshire AGM The Yorkshire AGM will be held at the West Riding bar home of Leeds CCCC on Saturday 18 June. Below you will find the agenda and last year’s minutes are on the website. ... Continue Reading →

County Championship (U160): Yorkshire vs. Greater Manchester

Last Sunday Yorkshire took on Greater Manchester in an Under 160 County Championship Quarter Final which was hosted by Halifax Chess Club at their home venue the Lee Mount Club. Yorkshire ... Continue Reading →
Leeds Civic

Yorkshire Chess Exhibition Cancelled

Regrettably the Yorkshire Chess Exhibition due to be held on 14th May at Leeds Civic Hall has had to be cancelled. Continue Reading →
The smell of concentration!
If this website had built in 'smelly vision' then right now you'd be able to smell concentration!

Travail Pursuit #63: Son of ‘Lucky Sweatshirt’

“The true sweetness of chess, if it can ever be called sweet, is to see victory snatched, by some happy impertinence out of the shadows of apparently irrevocable disaster.” – ... Continue Reading →
Macauley (centre) with his chess24 commentary team GM Jan Gustaffson and IM Lawrence Trent at the 2014 chess Olympiad in Tromso.

Interview with Macauley Peterson

I’m scheduled to meet chess24’s ‘Content Director’, Macauley Peterson, in London the day after the 2015 edition of the London Chess Classic has finished. He’s been there ... Continue Reading →

2015/16 Yorkshire League Round 11

Yorkshire League Reports Enter your report & results here! Welcome to the Yorkshire League 2015-16 season, below you will find match reports and results at they are submitted today ... Continue Reading →

YCA League 2015-16 Round 10

Woodhouse Cup York RI A are champions with a round to spare! Harrogate A came dangerously close to springing an upset but it wasn’t to be as York ran out 4.5-3.5 winners. Sheffield ... Continue Reading →
Gorm Pall

Yorkshire Chess Exhibition – Sign Up! – 14th May

The Yorkshire Chess Association will be holding a grand simultaneous exhibition on Saturday May 14th 2016 at the prestigious Leeds Civic Hall. This exhibition will be raise vital funds ... Continue Reading →