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IBCA Olympiad III

This entry is part 3 of 3 in the series IBCA Olympiad 2017

An excellent overall event for the UK, with us finishing in 13th place overall and therefore qualifying for the World Team Cup! The highlight of…


IBCA Olympiad II

This entry is part 2 of 3 in the series IBCA Olympiad 2017

Yes! The UK Team have found their form in the face of adversity! The proverbial kick up the backside of the bye chasing us has…


Girls’ Chess Training Day

The event was held at Ackworth School (in the Music Room) on Saturday 17th June 2017 – an event organised by White Rose Junior Chess…


IBCA Olympiad

This entry is part 1 of 3 in the series IBCA Olympiad 2017

The IBCA Olympiad will take place from the 19th to the 29th June in Ohrid, Macedonia. The UK team comprises — CM Chris Ross ECF…



Report – Bristol Summer Congress

— from Alan Papier The Bristol Summer Congress was held at Bristol Grammar School June 9th-11th. We are delighted to say that this was our…




Iran – FIDE suspension lifted

The sanctions regarding the Iranian Chess Federation have been lifted with effect from 2nd June, 2017. Iranian players and arbiters can participate in any tournament…


Obituary – George Dickson

George was a lovely man, thoughtful, considerate, good humoured, cheerful, reliable, intelligent, and a real gentleman. George was born in Edinburgh on 14 October 1939….



MCCU Directors honoured

Eunice and Ray Dolan, MCCU Directors, were honoured with a Walsall Borough Civic award for their work with Chess in Schools & Communities and with…


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