Murad Abdulla – 2017 Scottish Player of the year

Congratulations to Murad Abdulla for being winning the 2017 Chess Scotland player of the year title.


Fide Master Murad Abdulla – 2017 Scottish Chess Champion

Congratulations to Murad Abdulla who gained the title of Scottish Champion and his FIDE Master title at the 2017 Scottish Championship in Dundee.
Murad scored 6½/9 including a draw with Grandmaster Danny Gormally in the last round.

Full results of the tournament are here

North East Junior Chess Association Allegro

The NEJCA allegro was held on Saturday 31st January 2015 at Mastrick, Aberdeen.

Several Bon Accord players took part. Particularly successful were Richard Jennings and Murad Abdulla who tied for second in the open section with 3.5/5, Atharva Dabholkar who won the under 1000 section with 5/6, and Oishani Dutta who came 2nd= in the under 1000 section with 4/5.

Full results for the NEJCA tournaments are on the NEJCA website here.

Murad Abdulla – winner of the 2014 Jonathan Rowson award

Congratulations to Murad Abdulla who has been awarded the Jonathan Rowson award for the top Scottish by chess player of 2013-2014.

He has been awarded the title for a series of excellent results including winning the 2014 Glenrothes Open, becoming Commonwealth Under-14 Boys champion and excellent performance for the Scotland team in the under 16 Olympiad.

For more details see