2017/18 Yorkshire League Round 3 (4 November 2017)

Yorkshire League Reports Enter your report & results here! Welcome to the Yorkshire League 2017-18 season, below you will find match reports and results at they are submitted Saturday ... Continue Reading →

Scarborough Chess Congress

The 41st Scarborough Chess Congress took place in the Spa Complex, South Bay, Scarborough, from Friday 20th October to Sunday 22nd October 2017. The winner of the Open was creator of ... Continue Reading →

Yorkshire League Round 1

Well the starting gun is fired, the teams are off and the race to the three trophies in the Yorkshire league has begun. The opening feint in the Woodhouse Cup belongs to Sheffield A ... Continue Reading →
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 →