Chess pieces Dorset Chess

This part of the website is for analysing games plus some general guidance on how to improve at chess.

The principal subsections are:

Games Analysis  Alan has a national reputation as a chess writer and analyst . In this column he features interesting games from Dorset players, mainly from the British Championships held at Bournemouth in July/August 2016

Martin’s Column  During the British Championships,Martin Simons not only played in the Championship itself, he somehow found time to write a daily commentary on how Dorset players were faring, with games analysis as well

Bashing the Birds  Martin assesses the potential of the relatively unknown Birds Opening, also known as the Nimzo-Larsen

Improve your Chess  An article with tips to improve performance, reproduced the International Chess School

Dorset Chess
Dorset Chess3 weeks ago
Frome Chess Congress, at Selwood Academy, 18-20 May '18. 4 sections. Very popular and successful weekend congress. Link to entry form: http://congress.popmalc.org.uk/congress/25/home
Dorset Chess
Dorset Chess3 weeks ago
50th Cotswold Chess Congress over the Spring Bank Holiday weekend in the beautiful setting of King's School, Gloucester. 26-28 May '18. More information, including on-line entry form through Facebook "Cotswold Chess Congress"
Dorset Chess
Dorset Chess3 weeks ago
Southampton Rapidplay, St Denys, Sat 2 June
More information on the Soton Chess League website and also Hampshire Chess. A popular 1 day event and likely to be attractive to many Dorset players
Dorset Chess
Dorset Chess3 months ago
The 53rd Dorset Open Championship will take place at the Elstead Hotel, Bournemouth the weekend of 12-14 October 2018