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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 →
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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 →
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AGM – Minutes and more

Minutes to Yorkshire Chess Association AGM West Riding Pub, Leeds, Saturday 20th June 1pm 1) Attendees: R White, A Zigmond, I Lewyk, S Burton, J Hamm, B Pinder, J Burnett, S Mann, D ... Continue Reading →

Champions Challenge

Champions Challenge Once again I invite the best club teams to compete in the third Champions Challenge. The idea is to invite all the championship winning teams and runners up from ... Continue Reading →
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NCCU Senior club championship

Two premier Yorkshire clubs took part in a new club championship event for veterans. The competition is being run by the Northern Counties Chess Union to reflect the aging demographics ... Continue Reading →