James Adair

4NCL 2012/13 – Final Weekend Preview – update

Wood Green Hillsmark Kingfisher have shown some real intent to retain the 4NCL title by registering no less than eight of the world’s top 10 players for the final weekend and especially ... Continue Reading →
Prizewinners from Bradford Junior Congress

AG Sunderland Cup Proposals

I am now in a position to announce my proposals for the new AG Sunderland Cup starting in 2013. There are two rather large grey areas which will depend on the interest. a) The exact ... Continue Reading →

Yorkshire Junior Chess Grand Prix 2012-13 Results

Bradford Junior Chess Congress The final Grand Prix event of the season took place on Sunday 21st April at the Latvian Welfare Club in Bradford. There were 56 entrants. The major and ... Continue Reading →

Champion’s Challenge

Champion’s Challenge Last summer a suggestion was put forward on the Yorkshire chess forum to run a ‘Champions’ tournament. The idea was to invite all the championship ... Continue Reading →
Andrew Zigmond (Custom)

Yorkshire League 2012-13 – final report‏

Well the final results are in. Congratulations to Huddersfield who defeated York RI C in their twice postponed match to nip to the top of the IM Brown. Rose Forgrove A edged out Hull ... Continue Reading →
Justin Caldwell

Fr Justin Caldwell

Peter Cloudsdale has informed us of the passing of Father Justin Caldwell. He was well known in chess circles and played for many years in the Yorkshire postal team. Phill Beckett – ... Continue Reading →
Puscillanimous Pavel and Wimpy Wesley agreed to a final round draw after just 3 moves at this year's Reykjavik Open

Caïssa’s Wisdom: #10 – Short Draws in Chess

Rules and Etiquette for Chess Amateurs In this post our subject is a delicate and controversial one: the offering and acceptance of a draw. As always the words of Caïssa brook no argument ... Continue Reading →

Correspondence Chess

In Yorkshire we organise an individual comp (The Kitchin Memorial) with qualifying sections and then a final. We also have a team event (Avison shield ) for teams of four preferably ... Continue Reading →
Bradford's captain Dave Patrick huffing...

YCA Fantasy Chess – Almost at the finish line!

The Fantasy Chess League is now almost at its conclusion! All the results from Round 11 have now been added and promises to set up an exciting grand finale when all the results from ... Continue Reading →
Andrew Zigmond (Custom)

Yorkshire League Report – Round 11

WOODHOUSE CUP York RI A are champions. Their match with Sheffield A was desperately close and Sheffield will be all to aware that an extra half point would have led to a very different ... Continue Reading →