British Rapidplay 2015

British Rapidplay 2015 Preview

British Rapidplay 2015 Preview The British Rapidplay 2015 is taking place this weekend at Leeds Beckett University. As always there are four sections in the main Rapidplay which takes ... Continue Reading →

Scarborough Congress 2015 Prizewinners

Scarborough Congress 2015 Prizewinners The Scarborough Congress 2015 took place at The Ocean Room, Scarborough Spa from Friday 23rd – Sunday 25th October. We will have more news ... Continue Reading →
John Gallagher Winner

Braille Chess Association International Tournament – Harrogate

Braille Chess Association members from the UK, Ireland and Belgium gathered at The Old Swan Hotel, Harrogate at the weekend for the Lucy Walsh and Mary Cuthbert Memorial tournament ... Continue Reading →

Yorkshire Post Article 2 – YCA League 2015/16 Round 2

This is an extended version of the column published in The Yorkshire Post on 24th October 2015 Yorkshire League Review Woodhouse Cup Over the last few seasons, the three main competitors ... Continue Reading →
James Adair

IM James Adair Simultaneous – Harrogate

Local International Master James Adair will be giving a simultaneous exhibition at the Harrogate Conservative Club, East Parade on Sunday 29th November. The event will commence at 1pm ... Continue Reading →

2015/16 Yorkshire League Round 2

Woodhouse Cup Let’s face it, this weekend was only about one match and York RI A were the winners, defeating Bradford A 5-3. York RI A move up to equal second as a result while ... Continue Reading →

York Junior Chess Congress

The first event of the Yorkshire Junior Grand Prix took place on Saturday 10th October at Archbishop of York’s CE Junior School in York. Organised by the Yorkshire Junior Chess ... Continue Reading →

Book Review – Arthur Kaufmann. A Chess Biography

Arthur Kaufmann. A Chess Biography, 1872-1938. Olimpiu G. Urcan and Peter Michael Braunwarth. McFarland & Company. Softback. 266 Pages. 23 Photographs. 217 Diagrams. Born on 4th ... Continue Reading →

2015 Bradford and Harrogate Congress Results

We have had a busy start to the season with three congresses in September and more to come in October with Scarborough followed by the British Rapidplay on back to back weekends. Bradford ... Continue Reading →

White Rose at the European Club Cup 2015 Preview

White Rose at the European Club Cup 2015 Preview The European Club Cup brings together the strongest teams in Europe for seven days of intense competition in Skopje, Macedonia between ... Continue Reading →