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Apr
06

Puzzle / Game of the day

Black to move White is threatning to take the black bishop on c2. How should black respond? Solution

By Peter Anderson | Chess Headlines . Chess news . Uncategorised
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Apr
06

Bulletin No. 4 – Tournaments in Bournemouth and Dorset over the years

Did you know No.4? Past Chess Tournaments in Bournemouth and Dorset A B&DCL Team Lightning 10 Second Tournament used to be run at Pelhams Community Centre (home venue of Kinson Chess Club) in the 1970s and 1980s which used to be a major and exciting highlight at the end of each season. In the 1990s, […]

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Apr
05

Next Online Open arena: Wednesday, normal blitz + Semi-Tarrasch theme.

How to join in and the schedule for the next 7 days

By Peter Anderson | Chess Headlines . Chess news
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Mar
30

30 March: Coronavirus & updated message on the suspension of matches – plus more

Updated message on the suspension of B&DCL & DCCA league and cup fixtures and other important & exciting local chess announcements in response to the Coronavirus outbreak We hope you are all keeping well and carefully protecting yourselves and your loved ones during this very challenging and difficult time. This is an updated message to […]

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Mar
17

Castlepoint Junior Chess Group Suspended

17/3/2020 Following yesterday’s government advisory notice, the Castlepoint Library Junior chess club will not be running this Saturday and will, sadly, be closed until further notice. We will review the situation after Easter. In the meantime, we encourage the junior players to take a look at the puzzles available on the junior puzzle page of […]

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Mar
15

Dorset Rapidplay attracts 48 entrants in exciting day of chess: GM Matt Turner wins

Sunday 15th March 2020 at Greyfriars, Ringwood In what might be the last chess congress nationally for some time because of the current virus crisis, the 25th Dorset Rapidplay was very competitive and had a great atmosphere. All 48 competitors went home with a prize. A record for this competition of £920 cash was paid out […]

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Feb
13

Dorset Junior Chess Championship 2020

A fantastic day of junior chess with over 50 participants from across Dorset and a few from Hampshire.

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Feb
12

Lots of enquiries asking “what congresses are coming up?”

20 Feb: Just recently, there has been a surge of interest in regional weekend chess congresses, especially from parents, following the success of the Dorset Junior Championships last Saturday. Coming up in Dorset there is the Closed Congress at Merley on 24 May ’20. Ian Clark runs this and will be publishing information on the website in […]

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