Bon Accord Bishops vs Bon Accord Knights

Bon Accord Bishops played Bon Accord Knights in the North East Scotland chess league yesterday (Tuesday 28th October).

The result was as follows:

Bon Accord Bishops Bon Accord Knights
1 B Mike Cavanagh 1856 1 0 Duncan Harwood 1988
2 W Richard Jennings 1820 0 1 Neil Irving 1644
3 B Hugh Holmes 1724 0.5 0.5 Ricky Telford 1639
4 W Iain Grieve 1445 0 1 John Ewen 1619
1.5 2.5

Scottish National Chess League

Bon Accord are entering a team into the SNCL this year. For those that don’t know, this is a 5 board team event, that takes place on 4 different Sunday’s throughout the year, at Dunfermline. With the exception of the final weekend, there will be two matches held on each day. The first of these weekends is on Sunday 9th November.

Please get in touch with Adam Bremner if you are interested in playing.


Club Championship Round 1

The draw for round 1 of the Bon Accord Chess Club Championship is as follows:

White Black
Hamish Olson Carl Milton
John Ewen Bob Lothian
Duncan Harwood Euan Gray
Mark Barclay Mike Cavanagh
Richard Jennings Ian Grieve
Leston D’Costa Jeremy Mitchell
Eric Davidson Alex Stewart
Stuthi Hegde Neil Irving
Ricky Telford Dylan Bodrell

The deadline for games is Friday 14th November

Dundee Congress Prizewinners

The Dundee chess congress took place between Friday 10th and Sunday 12th October.

Players from Bon Accord won prizes in several sections.

Congratulations to:

  • Adam Bremner for finishing 2nd= in the Open with a 2365 rating performance.
  • Richard Jennings for sharing the Under 1850 grading prize in the Open.
  • Anna Milton for winning a junior prize in the Challengers.
  • Duncan Depasquale for winning a junior prize in the Minor.

For full details see