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Dear Club Member

This is the first of 2 messages I will be sending this week.  It will be a busy few months!

  1. Note from Andre below about the running of the Club Championship this season:

We will be organising 2022’s club Championship (on the board!) in a different format this year.

It will be an open (to club players) swiss tournament with a faster time control (45 min for each player) spread over 2 days.

I would like to accommodate the biggest number of players, so if you’d like to participate, please fill in the link below which dates you would be available:

https://doodle.com/meeting/participate/id/azp8vgZd (or let Andre know at serigado+ecc@protonmail.com)

Details on the tournament will be provided once I get an idea how many people


Andre Antunes

  1. There is a festival happening at the club over the jubilee weekend (1-5 June) – made up of an IM Norm event, Challengers and Blitz.  Details at the link below:

Chess Scotland | The home of chess in Scotland

  1. The Scottish Championship will be held at the club this year, as a closed event, from July 2-10.  Again details can be found at Chess Scotland.

4. We are delighted to welcome a visit fromSchaakstad Apeldoorn to the club on 15-17 July.  I’ll be looking to form a Team to play against the visitors.  Early expressions of interest is welcome, though I’ll look to make up the side nearer the time.

Best wishes


Dear Club Member,

There is a new Team event scheduled to begin on Sunday January 31st – the Scottish Online Chess League (SNOCL). Format is 2 rounds per day, rapid format (25mins + 10s / move), teams of 5 players. Further information is here.

Please let me know if you are interested in playing. We may enter a number of teams if there is sufficient interest.

We had good numbers for last week’s Tuesday and Wednesday events and will continue with the same formats again. Both start at 7.45pm and run for 90 minutes.

Finally, we will play against the Mechanics Institute on Saturday Feb 6th. If anyone has experience of Team matches on chess.com then please let me know.



[The Mechanics’ Institute Chess Club in San Francisco is the oldest chess club in the United States.]

Round 3

David Archibald      2 – 4  Benjamin Perez Souto

Mark Sanderson    3 – 1   Rod Cranston

Yanni Yannoulis    0 – 2   Mike Ridge

Vipin Zamvar          2 – 0   Gavin Saxton  

Plate – KO Round

Raj Bhopal              2 – 0   Adam Wadler

Robert Burns          0 – 2   Bill Platts

Leora Wadler         0 – 2   Calum McGillivray