GM Aaron Summerscale

Harrogate Chess Club

hosting a simultaneous exhibition Grandmaster and former British Rapidplay Champion Aaron Summerscale will be giving a simultaneous exhibition at the Harrogate Conservative Club, East ... Continue Reading →
George Bak takes on David Barlow

Bradford DCA – Individual Lightning Championship

BDCA Individual Lightning Competition 38 players turned out for the annual individual lightning championship held for the first time at the Central Division Social Club off Manchester ... Continue Reading →
A Strong Handshake

Does the handshake matter?

This morning I came across an article which I found rather insightful this article has many interesting facts which we can relate to over the chess board, I thought I’d share ... Continue Reading →

Yorkshire Chess Committee – Minutes

Minutes to YCA Executive Committee Meeting (ECM) Bradford Latvian Club, 5 Clifton Villas, Bradford, BD8 7BY Sunday 11th December 2011 1-4pm, Present: Richard White, Jack Duckworth, ... Continue Reading →
Bradford Town Hall

Bradford Evening League – Round 7

click hereBingley A 3 – 3 Polish Parish We trekked out to Bingley expecting that only a win would keep us out of the relegation zone over Christmas. Funny how things never work ... Continue Reading →
Muhammad Ali

Who is the greatest chess player of all time?

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Peter Cloudsdale with Paul Johnson and the Woodhouse Cup

Woodhouse Cup reports 10 December 2011

 League Table & Match Scores YCA League Statistics click hereDespite a couple of very early disasters for the B team on 1 and 8, this match certainly wasn’t as comfortable ... Continue Reading →

IM Brown reports 10 December 2011

 League Table & Match Scores YCA League Statistics click hereThis was never going to be easy…and with seemingly more players unavailable than there were able to step into the ... Continue Reading →
Peter Cloudsdale presents the IM Brown Shield to Ihor on behalf of Bradford B

IM Brown match report – 26 Nov

 League Table & Match Scores YCA League Statistics click hereRose Forgrove, as it happens, had lost their first three matches but managed to turn out their strongest side this ... Continue Reading →

London Chess Classic – pics

Here is a selection of photos from the opening weekend of the London Chess Classic Boris Becker is invited to make the first move for Magnus                 Continue Reading →