Bradford Chesstival in the Park

Is it time to do your little bit for chess?

Around 15 years ago, in my first stint as Yorkshire CA President, I pointed to chess clubs average ages getting older and I suggested that clubs tried to adopt a school in order to ... Continue Reading →
Ihor Lewyk

Yorkshire Chess Association AGM minutes

Below I post the AGM minutes held last weekend. Very disappointed that votes could not be taken on any of the rule proposals and amendments due to lack of numbers.   2017 Yorkshire ... Continue Reading →

Upcoming Yorkshire AGM – 17th June 2017

The date for the AGM has been agreed and agenda details are below. West Riding Pub, Leeds, Saturday 17th June 1pm Agenda Yorkshire Chess Association AGM 1) Apologies for absence: 2) ... Continue Reading →
Ihor Lewyk

Leeds League Attraction

Over the years I have noticed that the Leeds evening league has grown in strength, especially on the top few boards. After looking at some comparison figures I am amazed how significant ... Continue Reading →

2016 YCA AGM Minutes

Yorkshire Chess Association AGM 18 June 2016 at West Riding club Leeds Present: I Lewyk, J Burnett, A Zigmond, S Greep, P Cloudsdale, P Beckett, T Slinger, M Round, P Clarke, S Mann, ... Continue Reading →

Yorkshire AGM

Yorkshire AGM The Yorkshire AGM will be held at the West Riding bar home of Leeds CCCC on Saturday 18 June. Below you will find the agenda and last year’s minutes are on the website. ... Continue Reading →

Player of the month – October 2015

Player of the month My first player of the month for the season is Ian Thackray, a Bradford chess club colleague. Ian was a winner of the Scarborough Minor but also had a bumper pay ... 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 →
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Bradford – Simul with GM Marian Petrov

You have an opportunity to play GM Marian Petrov in a simultaneous exhibition on Monday 26th October at the Bradford Latvian Club, 5 Clifton Villas, Bradford BD8 7BY. Marian is a strong ... Continue Reading →
Ihor Lewyk

News – Chessnuts and Yearbooks

Yorkshire Chess News Chessnuts Ihor has spoken with Jon Griffith about Chessnuts. Jon confirms that there is a problem with the site calculating results but he’s on with it now ... Continue Reading →