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On 14th April I shall be going to London for the ECF Finance Council. The agenda and resolutions have been published here:  english chess Plans are evolving to divide the ECF in two, ... Continue Reading →
Back Row - Eloise Mitchell, Charlotte Benson, Emily Hewat, Nicola Greenwood, Kirsty Jackman. Front Row - Shara Vijay Kumar, Anisha Kamath, Aisha Hussain, Joshini Jeyaprakash, Hephzhi Leatherbarrow (sat), Sara Hussain, Katy Willard

Yorkshire Girls U11 Success

An extraordinary performance by the Yorkshire Girls Under 11 Team saw them equal our best ever performance by finishing 4th in the EPSCA National Finals on Saturday 24th March 2012. ... Continue Reading →
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County Match Report

The latest round in our traditional county season opener against Lancashire saw a strong side travel to Alwoodley with great expectations, after narrowly failing at the semi-final stage ... Continue Reading →

Let’s Play Christian Yogurts

  This week’s interesting article is courtesy of “Intermezzo” When I was at University me and my flat mates used to have a laugh playing a game we called “Christian ... Continue Reading →
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 Improvements, Site Stats, Help us Greetings all. I am here to present our quarterly review of the Yorkshire Chess website.  I feel it is important that we constantly review, evaluate ... Continue Reading →


Solution Is at the bottom of the page. Click on the thumbnail. Across 5. Lost FIDE world championship match to Karpov at Elista 1996. 8. Yorkshire’s premier 4NCL team. 9. Suffolk ... Continue Reading →
York A vs Sheffield A

Yorkshire League Reports – Round 11

[cf]Ad code[/cf] Yorkshire League Reports Latest Reports Woodhouse Cup Alwoodley A 5 vs York B 3 For once my worst fears were not realised. Initial availability looked bad especially ... Continue Reading →
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Latest Yorkshire Chess News

Chess in Yorkshire has seen a surge in activity in the last couple of weeks. You can find out about the various events by clicking on the links! U160 – Yorkshire vs Lancashire Rupert ... Continue Reading →
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National Girls Chess Championships

The Northern Region of the National Girls Championships took place on February 25th in Leeds in a different venue from last year – The Grammar School at Leeds. There were 27 entries ... Continue Reading →
Wainwright v Corcoran Shake Hands

Round 1 – Corcoran v Wainwright – Analysis

This is the first game of the 6-game match between friends and rivals Gary Corcoran and Andrew Wainwright. Gary had the white pieces and was looking to put an early dent in Andy’s ... Continue Reading →