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 →
Palliser Webb

Open County Final – Yorkshire vs Middlesex

Open County Championships 2015-16 Final Yorkshire faced Middlesex in the Final of the Open section of the ECF County Championships. Yorkshire were looking to become the first team ... Continue Reading →

Open County SF – Yorkshire vs Surrey

Open County Championships 2015-16 Semi Final Yorkshire have reached the finals of this year’s County Championships which takes place today, Saturday 2nd July. You can view the ... Continue Reading →
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Open County QF: Yorkshire vs Kent

Open County Championships 2015-16 Quarter Final Yorkshire have reached the finals of this year’s County Championships which takes place on 2nd July. The semi-final report will ... 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 →

NCCU 2016 – Yorkshire Open team battle to victory

Lancashire vs Yorkshire – NCCU Open This year’s annual clash between the old enemies took place in enemy territory in Heywood. The treacherous wind and rain coming across ... Continue Reading →

NCCU 2016 – Open and U160 Results

Congratulations to Yorkshire’s Open and U160 teams for winning both their matches against Lancashire in Heywood! Reports, games and photos will follow in the coming days.          YorkshireGradeScoreLancashireGradeScore 1WR. ... Continue Reading →
Last year's U160s Champions.

2014-15 NCCU U160 County Championships

To use that old cliche …’the War of Two Halves!’ There I was, on arrival, feeling a little smug as I handed my team sheet over to Bill O’Rourke. I knew I had ... Continue Reading →
Jorvik's Neville Pearce

County Championships 2012-13 Roundup

Open Yorkshire’s quarter-final against Surrey was a high quality and keenly contested encounter between two teams with average grades close to 200. David Adams and Kieran O’Driscoll ... Continue Reading →
Winson present Richard with the prize

Champions Challenge Report

The Yorkshire champions challenge took place at the Great Victoria hotel in the centre of Bradford on 6 and 7 July. The competition was set up as a result of Andrew Hards suggestion ... Continue Reading →