White Rose at the European Club Cup

White Rose at the European Club Cup 2013 – Part 2

We continue the saga of White Rose in the European Club Cup in the beautiful Greek Island of Rhodes. It was obvious by round 6 that Peter Gayson was not going to make it to the island ... Continue Reading →
What better way could there be to celebrate the anniversary of the Battle of Agincourt than with a good sound thrashing of the French!

The French, fried!

I see you stand like greyhounds in the slips, Straining upon the start. The game’s afoot: Follow your spirit; and, upon this charge Cry ‘God for Harry, England and Saint George! – ... Continue Reading →
White Rose

White Rose at the European Club Cup 2013

White Rose at the European Club Cup 2013 White Rose are one of three English teams that qualified from this year’s European Club Cup along with Jutes of Kent and Barbican. Teams ... Continue Reading →
Matthew Parsons (left) won the 2012-13 title and is now well placed to retain his crown this year. Club colleague Nick Sykes stands in his way in the final round

Calderdale League Individual Championship 2013-14

Last season we reported on all 5 rounds of the Calderdale Individual Championship. We’ll be doing the same again this season and details of the 2013-14 championship have just ... Continue Reading →
Shirov vs Palliser

Palliser annotates his game against Alexei Shirov

Shirov vs Palliser, 4NCL 2013 This is the first of a series of posts related to White Rose’s participation in the European Club Cup. IM Richard Palliser is playing Board 1 for ... Continue Reading →

Annotated Games from Yorkshire League Round 2

Three of Yorkshire’s best players – John Hall, David Grant and Harry Li have annotated their games from Round 2 of the Yorkshire League. All three games are interesting ... Continue Reading →
Andrew Zigmond (Custom)

YCA League 2013/14 Round 2

Woodhouse Cup Reigning champions York RI A polished off Harrogate A 7-1 and somehow ended up looking slightly unimpressive in the context of the other results. Sheffield A took the ... Continue Reading →

I can’t play Chess, but I can play Draughts…

Harrogate Chess Congress 2013 After reading a fantastic player diary from the recent Hull Congress by Nigel Redmond, I was inspired to write my own from the slightly less recent Harrogate ... Continue Reading →
Nigel Redmond

Hull Chess Congress 2013 – A Player’s Perspective

Hull Chess Congress 2013 – A Player’s Perspective Nigel Redmond has sent us his impressions of the recently concluded Hull Chess Congress. I had played once before at Hull ... Continue Reading →
Andrew Bak

Yorkshire League – Round 2

Yorkshire League Reports Enter your report & results here! Welcome to the Yorkshire League 2013-14 season, below you will find match reports and results at they are submitted today ... Continue Reading →