RIP Michael Jessing

May 26 2021

Some sad news to report: Michael Jessing died on Thursday May 20th in his home in Pilrig.

Michael was one of the Dragons most active and enthusiastic members, he will be sorely missed.
He was also an established artist, you can see some of his work and his other life outside of chess here.

Michael's funeral was held on 17th June at St Michael and All Saints Episcopal Church 28 Brougham Street, Edinburgh, EH3 9JH.

Allegro 2020-21

Dec 1 2020

This online, double round, all-play-all, rapid tournament was won by Mark with an unbeaten run despite a great effort from Elliot.

CC 2020-21

Oct 19 2020

The new club champion is Hamish Olsen who won the event with a perfect score.

Pictorial History

Mar 30 2020

Pictures from the past illustrating the history of the club.

WD v Honved Budapest

Mar 29 2020

On April 15th and 16th 1989 in Edinburgh the Wandering Dragons Chess Club staged the biggest match in the club's short history, as Chris Donkin reports.

In normal times, we meet on Tuesday evenings at Pilrig Bowling Club, have teams in the Edinburgh League, the Edinburgh Allegro, the SNCL and the Spen's Cup, and run various internal tournaments for our members.

Pilrig Bowling Club map Pilrig Bowling Club