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Junior Image Bank

Sources Paid for stuff is available here:  https://www.123rf.com/ There is a lot of it and the quality is high. It is effectively £2.28 per image. Free stuff (public domain) is available here: https://openclipart.org/ Stuff that is free to use but is not public domain i.e. requires you to credit the author and reference the licence [...]
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Sep
04

Good luck to Dorset juniors in this weekend’s Terafinal Preliminaries

Dorset Junior Chess is extremely proud of the four local junior chess players who will be competing in the online Terafinal Preliminaries this weekend on Saturday 4th and Sunday 5th September. The Terafinal Preliminaries is the penultimate round in the Delancey UK Chess Challenge, a national chess competition run across the UK and across five [...]
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Mar
14

Rapidplay Sunday 14th March

The Tournament The 1st Dorset Online Rapidplay will be held on Sunday 14th March, 9:30 a.m. Full details and the entrants to date are on the Dorset Rapidplay page.   Updates 1. Entry Deadline The entry deadline has been extended to Saturday at 2.00 p.m.  for both individual and team entries. Entries after this point [...]
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ChrisXXmas 2021 Puzzles Solutions

Warm Up Puzzle Feeling cold?  Warm up with this reversible puzzle. White can be playing up or down the board.  Either way it is mate in 3!  Can you find both solutions? Solution for White playing up the board Solution for White playing down the board. Christmas Catchphrases Name the Six Local Chess Players Example [...]
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Chess game test

[Event "World championship"] [Site "Moscow URS"] [Date "1985.10.15"] [Round "16"] [White "Karpov"] [Black "Kasparov"] [Result "0-1"] 1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 e6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nc6 5. Nb5 d6 6. c4 Nf6 7. N1c3 a6 8. Na3 d5 9. cxd5 exd5 10. exd5 Nb4 11. Be2 Bc5 12. O-O O-O 13. Bf3 Bf5 [...]
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Jul
01

Coronavirus Consultation Questions and Answers

  Question: Why has a Consultation Document been issued now when it is clear that any return to competitive face-to-face chess is neither permitted now nor is it likely to be permitted in the near future? Should we not be doing this exercise when there is more certainty, relevance and clarity? Answer: The Consultation Document […]

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Oct
09

Test post

This tests if embedded youtube works OK Results and Games Of course the all eyes were on the Championship section. Mickey Adams was a runaway victor with a record equalling score of 10/11. David Howell came second on 8.5, whilst Gawain Jones and Justin Tan came joint third on 8. Jovanka Houska on 7 was […]

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Mar
02

“Chess Knights” initiative running at Dorchester Library & Learning Centre & began 5 March ’19

Julian Cherryson, Dorchester Chess Club reports the excellent news that Dorchester Library & Learning Centre will be hosting “friendly chess sessions”. These will be for anyone aged 14 and over – and  will be called “Chess Knights” taking place on Tuesdays, fortnightly from 5 March ’19, 5.30pm to 6.30pm. Julian is keen each session is attended by at least one […]

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British Champs – Martin’s Column – Missing diagrams etc

Martin Simons, Ian Clark & Alan Dommett Ian Clark announces the chess board prize Martin presents to Michael Adams & to British Women's title winner Jovanka Houska Every day of the British Championships Martin produced reports of how local players had fared plus analysis of some of the games. This attracted much interest, especially the [...]
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