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
Dorset County Chess Association Junior Championships, Saturday 25 November 2017, all day event. Attractive addition this year will be a bookstall run by Tim Onions from Devon. Tim is currently setting up to professionally specialise in writing and selling junior chess books. There will also be a chess clinic during the day run by Jorgen Nielsen. Entries invited from girls and boys, school ages 3-13 (pl note not actual ages). £5 entry fee. Venue Bournemouth School for Girls. Please apply by 20 November, but sorry, no entries possible on the day. Entry form on Dorset Chess website,
and then go to "Junior Chess". Entries coming in very well (as at 12 Nov) so please apply soon to try and be sure of a place for your daughter or son. The organiser is Eric Sachs, the County Junior Chess Officer. Eric is expecting a maximum entry of 70.
Dorset Chess
Dorset Chess3 weeks ago
Reminder the Dorset Chess Association Rapidplay is at Ringwood on Sunday 18 March 2018. Entries will be possible around Christmas through the Dorset Chess website
Dorset Chess
Dorset Chess4 weeks ago
The popular East Devon Congress in Exeter is running 23-25 Feb '18. Entries now welcome and website
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