Not sure what the score was. We were winning 2-0 when I left. | Read More
After winning the SJC U9 Championship yesterday, today James went on to win the SJC U10 Championship with another perfect score of 7/7; including wins against the two top seeds rated 1184 and 880.
This makes him the Scottish U9 and U10 Champion. ... | Read More
Today James won the Scottish Junior Chess (U9) Championship with an emphatic score of 7 wins from 7 games.
Tomorrow he plays in the SJC (U10) Championship.
Fantastic result! | Read More
On Saturday, Steven completed a Quadrathlon with his training partner - Heather - for charity. They raised over £1700 for Mary's Meals and Mercy Corps.
The event had four stages, as follows:
Swim - 1.35k (0.8 miles) to North side of Loch Tay
R... | Read More
Unfortunately a loss, but hard fought nonetheless.
Badgers Brook 2.5 - 4.5 Dunfermline
Mark Cooke 0.5 Ian Robertson
Kenny McGeoch 0.5 John McBride
Jonathan Rowney 0-1 Iain Sneddon
Andrew McHarg 1-0 Gavin Saxton
Ste... | Read More
The final game of the Edinburgh Allegro League was played last night, and Badgers Brook came within half a board point of first place. Four of the five teams in contention, including Badgers Brook lost their final game 1.5 -2.5. This meant tha... | Read More
Edinburgh 3 beat Pentland Hills 5 - 0 in the final Edinburgh division 1 league match on Wednesday. They needed to win by 6 - 0, as this was the only score that would prevent Badgers Brook from securing the play-off position for the Edinburgh P... | Read More
We lost 4-2. Unlucky guys.
D.Will lost on b1
K.McGeoch drew on b2
J.Rowney lost on b3
I drew on b4
J.Smith won on b5
D.McGilvary lost on b6
I'll need to double check my calculations, but I think this means that our rivals need to win 6-0 ... | Read More
Kenny McGeoch lost quickly on board 1.
Jonathan lost an epic on board 2 (possibly missing a win?)
I drew on 3.
Mark drew on 4 in a tight Rook and pawn endgame.
Dave McG lost on 5 in what looked a close game.
Kenny Aiston drew on 6.
Final sco... | Read More
Well done guys... | Read More
Wins for me and John Smith. Draws for Mark Cooke and Kenny McGeoch. Douglas Will lost and our opponents defaulted board 6.
Well done guys. | Read More
Badgers Brook won 5-1, with Kenny McGeoch the only one losing.
M.Cooke (1922) bt C.McIntee (1724)
D.Will (1858) bt L.McGregor (1681)
K.McGeoch (1839) lst to C.Hutchison (1643)
A.McHarg (1723) bt S.Suvarna (u/g)
J.Smith (1697) bt C.McGilvary (... | Read More
16... | Read More
Well done guys - we were outgraded. | Read More
Both Steven and I won.
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The grades have been published tonight and I have updated the web system with the new season. Our new official published grades are as follows:
NatRankClubRank Pnum Title Surname ForenameMainClubQtyGamesStat PublishedGrade LiveGrade Gra... | Read More
Congratulations to Peter Docherty on becoming the club champion with a score of 5.5
Congratulations to David Marshall who is the runner-up with a score of 5
Well done to everyone who took part. I have submitted the results for grading and they s... | Read More
Well that's the tournament over and the last half was better for me than the first.
Round 5 vs Chris McIntee was very tight. I found a tactic which worked very well in a situation where I thought I was in trouble. After sacrificing a Bishop and t... | Read More
Well the first three rounds didn't end too well for me, but I won round 4! =D
Round 1 vs Jonny Scott was fairly tight until he unleashed a pretty remarkable attack out of nowhere (at least from my perspective). He can't have calculated all of it ... | Read More
Over the last four days I have attended a training seminar in Glasgow with GM Boris Avrukh of Israel. Graded over 2600 and having been involved in training former world Champion Vladimir Kramnik he is clearly someone who knows a thing or two about... | Read More
Unlucky guys, we lost 4.5 - 4 in total (after handicap).
My game below:
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Corstorphine 1 - 5 Badgers Brook
Well played guys, this earns us a promotion to Division 2! | Read More
Steven won the Knights with 4.5 (bye in round 1 plus 4 wins). £110
Pete scored 2.5 in the Bishops event.
I scored 1 in the Premier.
My Games so far. A bit disapointing because I feel like... | Read More
The snow that we had at the weekend can only mean one thing... yes it's Summer Cup time. This is a competition that we traditional do well in, and given success of our teams this season, I am hopeful that we can have a good run in the Cup / Pl... | Read More
Well done everyone!
R.Liddle 1 | Read More