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 Chess1 week ago
The Braille Chess Association are running their annual tournament at the Marsham Court Hotel, Bournemouth 16-21 June '18, and have asked for help on any of the days. It just involves being there for 1 hr - 11am to noon - to be around if needed during the Tournament and also working with a couple of blind learners. There is more information on the Dorset Chess website: https://www.dorsetchess.co.uk/help-requested-to-enable-blind-players-enjoy-their-bournemouth-tournament-daily-11am-to-12-noon-16-21-june/
Dorset Chess
Dorset Chess3 weeks ago
Dorset Junior Chess 10am every Saturday morning at Bournemouth Library. Always very well attended. Plus other junior events. Please see Dorset Chess website. www.dorsetchess.co.uk for much more
Dorset Chess
Dorset Chess3 weeks ago
Informal chess every week in Swanage
Dorset Chess
Dorset Chess1 month ago
Reminder new format Dorset Closed on Sun 1 July '18 - 3 graded matches in 1 day. Please go to "Congresses" on Dorset website: www.dorsetchess.co.uk