AndrewZig

2015/16 Yorkshire League Round 4

Woodhouse Cup Sheffield A continued to forge ahead with a 7-1 victory against Alwoodley A while York RI A just scraped through against the dangerous Calderdale A. Bradford A were held ... Continue Reading →
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Book Review – Thomas Frere – A History of 19th Century Chess in New York City

Thomas Frère and the Brotherhood of Chess. A History of 19th Century Chess in New York City. Author: Martin Frere Hillyer. 211 Pages. 130 Diagrams. 54 Games. 22 Monochrome Photographs. Thomas ... Continue Reading →
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2015/16 4NCL Div 3 North Pool B Weekend 1

2015/16 4NCL Div 3 North Pool B Div 3 North has expanded to 16 teams this season, welcoming teams from as far as Scotland, the Isle of Man and Norfolk! Fortuitously having precisely ... Continue Reading →
Adam Lang and Andy Drabble

2015/16 4NCL Div 3 North Pool A Weekend 1

2015/16 4NCL Div 3 North Pool A Andrew Drabble reports on Bradford DCA Knights A’s quest for promotion Round 1 Ding, ding, and they’re off! Our first match of the new season’s ... Continue Reading →
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Yorkshire Post Article 6 – Northern University Chess Championships 2015

This is an extended version of the column published in The Yorkshire Post on 21st November 2015 University Chess Tournament in York reaches new levels! This month saw the second National ... Continue Reading →
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2015/16 Yorkshire League Round 4

Yorkshire League Reports Enter your report & results here! Welcome to the Yorkshire League 2015-16 season, below you will find match reports and results at they are submitted today ... Continue Reading →
As the sun sets on our adventure into the French Defence I invite you to take one final plunge with me into the murkiest depths of opening theory. This image is used under Creative Commons terms and sourced from the NOAA Flickr photostream

Travail Pursuit #61: Into the deep

Here it is then, the final part of my mini-series on this very particular line of the French Defence, Tarrasch Variation.Time to ditch your snorkel and flippers, pop the hatch on your ... Continue Reading →
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2015-16 Silver Rook Round 4 Results

Home Team   Away Team Wakefield B2.5vs5.5Sheffield D Dewsbury8vsdefBradford C West Leedsvsbye Alwoodley Bvsbye Continue Reading →
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Yorkshire Post Article 5 – British Rapidplay 2015

This is an extended version of the column published in The Yorkshire Post on 14th November 2015 The British Rapidplay Championships have been an annual fixture on the chess calendar ... Continue Reading →
AndrewZig

2015/16 Yorkshire League Round 3

My round 2 report proved slightly controversial and not just because the initial draft was riddled with some silly errors. I also received a complaint about a slightly flippant comment ... Continue Reading →