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Hull Grandmaster Challenge 2016 – Luke McShane

Hull Grandmaster Challenge 2016 Sunday June 5th 2016 saw the 3rd Hull Grandmaster Challenge following two successful events in 2014 and 2015 against Gawain Jones and David Howell respectively. ... Continue Reading →
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Leeds Chess Congress – 15th-17th July 2016

Leeds Chess Congress There is less than one week to go before the 5th Leeds Chess Congress takes place at the Wellington Hill Residents Association. This recently-founded event has ... Continue Reading →
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Open County Final – Yorkshire vs Middlesex

Open County Championships 2015-16 Final Yorkshire faced Middlesex in the Final of the Open section of the ECF County Championships. Yorkshire were looking to become the first team ... Continue Reading →

Open County SF – Yorkshire vs Surrey

Open County Championships 2015-16 Semi Final Yorkshire have reached the finals of this year’s County Championships which takes place today, Saturday 2nd July. You can view the ... Continue Reading →
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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 →
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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 →