CC 2022-23

Nov 23 2022

We have 11 players in this year‘s all-play-all club championship organised by Jim. If you play an interesting game send PGN to Mark for publication here.

# Player P 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11
1 Elliot Sloan 1 1
2 Jim O'Neil 1 1
3 Tom Leah 1 1
4 Mark Orr ½ ½
5 Walter Burnett ½ ½
6 Chris Moore 0 0
7 Craig MacCrae 0
8 Diego Ortiz 0
9 Don Heron 0 0
10 Richard Kynoch 0
11 Silvian Grosu 0 0

Division 1 Results 2022/23

Nov 2 2022

Despite our pools being depleted over the past few years, we have managed to attract a number of new players. These guys feature in our 2nd team.
In the table below, the first score (in bold) is the Dragon‘s.

The opposition might be a bit tough but our new Dragons will grow in strength and confidence.

Opposition H/A Date Res
Pentland Hills 1 A Nov 1 -4½
Civil Service 1 H Nov 15 1-5
Edinburgh University 2 A Nov 29 5-1
Edinburgh University 1 H Dec 13
Edinburgh 3 A Jan 16
Pentland Hills 1 H Jan 31
Civil Service 1 A Feb 6
Edinburgh University 2 H Feb 28
Edinburgh University 1 A Mar 8
Edinburgh 3 H Mar 28

Premier League Fixtures and Results 2022/23

Oct 27 2022

Our top team pool has a number of titled experienced players but real life commitments keep many away from league chess. We are fortunate to have Hamish Olson and Mark Orr heading up our core pool with Tom Leah, Elliot Sloan, Richard Kynoch and Jim O'Neil committed on the lower boards. In the table below, the first score (in bold) is the Dragon‘s.

Opposition H/A Date Res
Edinburgh West 1 A Oct 26 2-4
Edinburgh 2 H Nov 1 -1½
Badgers Brook A Nov 28 4-2
Bank of Scotland 1 H Dec 6
Edinburgh 1 A Jan 11
Edinburgh West 1 H Jan 24
Edinburgh 2 A Feb 6
Badgers Brook H Feb 21
Bank of Scotland 1 A Mar 7
Edinburgh 1 H Mar 21

The 2022 AGM

Sep 4 2022

This year‘s AGM was held in The Cumberland Bar on Tuesday 20th of September at 19:30. The main decisions were:

  • Edinburgh league: we'll enter 2 teams
  • Spens Cup and SNCL: we'll enter if they take place
  • internal competitions: we‘ll run the usual club championship and allegro tournament
  • venues: Pilrig for matches, CC and allegro; The Cumberland for club nights

Edinburgh League to Start in October 2022

Aug 23 2022

We expect the new season of the Edinburgh League to Start in October 2022 and follow the normal 2 game all-play-all format (1 home and 1 away).

Our club night is Tuesday at The Cumberland Bar (map).

The Cumberland Bar

In 2022-23 our team matches and club championship will be played at Pilrig Bowling Club (map). We have teams in the Edinburgh League, the SNCL and the Spen's Cup, and run various internal tournaments for our members.

Pilrig Bowling Club