Last Update

13 June 2013

Directory Booklet

Club Honours
Spens Cup Winners: 2009-10. Runners-Up: 1983-4, 2011-12.
Campbell Rosebowl Winners: 1981-2. Runners-Up: 1995-6.
Glasgow League Div. 2 Winners: 1974-5, 1989-90, 1994-5, 2006-7, 2010-11. Div. 3 Winners: 2002-3, 2011-12. Div. 4 Winners: 2001-2, 2009-10. Div. 5 Winners: 1995-6. AK Miller Winners: 2002-3. Runners-Up: 2005-6. Rapidplay League Div. 1 Runners-Up: 2007-8 2009-10 2011-12 2012-13 Div. 2 Winners: 2002-3, 2005-6, 2012-13. Runners-Up: 2009-10. Lanarkshire League Div. 1 Winners: 1979-80, 1982-3. Runners-Up: 2009-10, 2011-12. Div. 2 Winners: 1994-5 2003-4. Dunbartonshire League Div. 2 Winners: 2008-9 (see Susan Polgar's Blog) 2011-12 Runners-Up: 2009-10, 2012-13 Dunbartonshire Team Knockout Runners-Up: 2009-10, 2012-13

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EK Open

Entry Form

Provisional Pairings

Bus Planner

Entry LIST

StreetView

 

A Brief Guide to East Kilbride Chess Club

Where and when does the club play? (StreetView Map)

EK Chess Club meets on Thursday evenings from 7:30 - 10:30pm in the Murray Owen Centre, 1 Liddell Grove, The Murray, East Kilbride, G75 9AD . The season runs from mid-August till mid-June.

We are currently closed for the summer, returning on 08 August for our AGM, followed by our 7-round Club Championship from 15 August to 26 September, in time for the league season beginning 03 October.

Plan your bus journey to East Kilbride Chess Club here.

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Lennart Wins Allegro Cup!

Allegro Cup Winner 2012-13

Lennart Koehn wins the 2012-13 Allegro Cup with 10 points out of 12.

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6th EK Open Tournament

1st= Prize £25 each (also Cup and Keepsake Trophy)
Jim Doyle (Stepps), Jim Smalls (Lanark), Phil Thomas, Daniel Thomas and Duncan McDonald (EK) 4/5

Highest-Placed East Kilbride Player Cup:
Phil Thomas, Daniel Thomas and Duncan McDonald 4/5

U- Grading Prize (£20)
Chris Perkin, Joe Weir (Glasgow Montrose), David Potts (Bellshill), Gerry Paterson (Hamilton),
Daniel Breslin (Poly) and Stewart Gray (EK) 3/5

U- Grading Prize (£20)
James Drummond (Hamilton) and Thomas Jose (EK) 2½/5

Junior Prize (£20)
Lauren Hulme (Hamilton) 2/5

Slow Starter's Prize (£20)
Bill Perrie (Hamilton) 2½/5

Entry Form and Bus Planner

Results

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How many members are in the Club?

We currently have around 30 regular members and always welcome any new additions. Contact Ian MacKenzie (Secretary) at 01355 231148.

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How much does it cost to join?

We have waived the Membership Fees (4th time!), for the whole of season 2012-13.
Adult Board Fees are still £9 a month. Juniors pay £1 per night, or free with an adult family member.

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Attention New Members!!

The first night is free as always, then for the whole of your first season, instead of £9 a month, it's "pay-as-you-play" with £2 board fees only on the nights you turn up. So drop in and try us out!

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Does the Club play in a League?

We have teams in the Glasgow, Dunbartonshire and Lanarkshire Leagues, and we also play in the Scottish National Chess League (SNCL) and the Glasgow Rapidplay League. Matches start at 7.30.

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What about Club Competitions?

There are 2 internal club Competitions, the Wilson Trophy and the Club Championship. There are also ongoing performance competitions in the shape of the Gosetti and the Sword of Damocles. At the end of the season we have a 12-round Rapidplay tournament played over 3 nights, the Allegro Cup. Details of these can be found in Club Competitions at the top of the page.

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On 10 January we welcomed in the New Year with a Simultaneous given by Stephen Burns-Mannion IM.

Simultaneous Exhibition

2013: Tom Brisbane (centre) and Tony Dunlop both won their games.

More pictures: Simul1 Simul2 Simul3 Simul4 Simul5

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Prizewinners 2011-12

prizewinners

L-R: Jim Johnston, Tom Brisbane, Alan Jelfs, Derek Howie and Frankie Murray.

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5th EK Open Tournament

1st= Prize £20 each (also Cup and Keepsake Trophy)
Jim Doyle, Alex Gillies, William Hulme (Shettleston), Jim Smalls, Ian Brownlee (Lanark), Alan Jelfs (EK) 4/5

Highest-Placed East Kilbride Player Cup:
Alan Jelfs 4/5

U-1500 Grading Prize (£20)
Tom Brisbane (EK) 3½/5

U-1100 Grading Prize (£20)
Thomas Jose (EK) 3/5

Junior Prize (£20)
Stuart Wynne (Hamilton) 3½/5

Slow Starter's Prize (£20)
Andrew Reilly (Hamilton) 1½/5

Pairings

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EK Wanderers Win Dunbartonshire Division 2 2011-12

Some of the winning team with keepsake trophies and the DDCA Division 2 Shield!
L-R: Jim Johnston, Andy Howie, Frankie Murray and Tom Brisbane.

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Live feed from last round of Club Championship 29/09/11

Edit: The new Club Champion is Daniel Thomas (see picture below), and he is the first Junior to lift the trophy. The 3 matches in the live feed will stay for a few weeks, so use the link above to view them.

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Prizewinners 2010-11

prizewinners

L-R: Phil Thomas, Alasdair Macgregor, Jim Johnston and Daniel Thomas.

Roll of Honour!

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Fun Night 23/12/10 - Fischer Random Chess - See Andy's Report

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Stuart Conquest GM (2008 British Chess Champion) gave a Masterclass on 2nd October - an outstanding success!

masterclass

 

PHOTOS 1 2 3 4

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EK Wins Spens Cup 2009-10!

PHOTOS

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Success for EK Junior

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Tom Brisbane Receives President's Award

 

Tactics Puzzles and Answers - Nov 08

How many members are in the Club?

We currently have around 30 regular members and always welcome any new additions. Contact Ian MacKenzie (Secretary) at 01355 231148.

 

How much does it cost to join?

We have decided to waive Membership Fees again, for the whole of season 2010-11.

Adult Board Fees are still £9 a month. Juniors pay £1 per night, or free with an adult family member.

Attention New Members!!

The first night is free as always, then for the whole of your first season, instead of £9 a month, it's "pay-as-you-play" with £2 board fees only on the nights you turn up. So drop in and try us out!

 

Does the Club play in a League?

We have teams in the Glasgow, Dunbartonshire and Lanarkshire Leagues, and we also play in the Scottish National Chess League (SNCL) and the Glasgow Rapidplay League. Matches start at 7.30.

 

What about Club Competitions?

There are 2 internal club Competitions, the Wilson Trophy and the Club Championship. There are also ongoing performance competitions in the shape of the Gosetti and the Sword of Damocles. At the end of the season we have a 12-round Rapidplay tournament played over 3 nights, the Allegro Cup. Details of these can be found in Club Competitions at the top of the page.

 

 

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