World Senior Team Championship

The World Senior team championships were held from the 24th February till the 4th March 2015 in Dresden, Germany.

In the 50+ category the Scotland 1 team were in contention for the bronze medal, but lost to a very strong England 1 team in the last round and finished 7th. Scotland 2 finished in 29th position (they were seeded 36th) with 3 wins and 2 draws from 9 matches. Individually Bon Accord’s Richard Jennings scored an excellent 5/9 on board 4 for the Scotland 2 team.

Full results can be found here http://www.schachfestival.de/world-senior-team-championship-2015/rankings.html

Congratulations to both teams.

World Senior Team Championship

The world senior team championship takes place from the 24th February till the 4th March 2015 in Dresden, Germany.

The Scotland B team in the 50+ category includes Bon Accord club secretary Richard Jennings on board 4.

We wish him and both Scotland teams the best of luck.

The team progress can be followed here: http://www.schachfestival.de/world-senior-team-championship-2015.html

Under 16 Olympiad Results

The last round of the under 16 olympiad was completed today (Sunday 21st December) in Győr, Hungary.
The tournament was won by the top seeds India, ahead of Russia and Iran.

Scotland finished in 47th place, exactly as per seeding.
The individual results were as follows:

Murad Abdulla 3.5/8
Lennart Koehn 4.5/8
Declan Shafi 4/9
Euan Gray 3/8
Anna Milton 2/7

The full results for the Scotland team are here: http://chess-results.com/tnr153962.aspx?lan=1&art=20&flag=30&wi=821&snr=47
Congratulations to Murad, Lennart, Declan, Euan and Anna. Here is a picture of the team (minus Euan) meeting legendary Hungarian Grandmaster Judit Polgar at the event.

Murad Abdulla, Judit Polgar, Calum MacQueen, Declan Shafi, Anna Milton, Lennart Koehn

 

Under 16 Olympiad

The under 16 olympiad takes place in Győr, Hungary from the 12th – 21st December.

Scotland are fielding the following team:

  1. Murad Abdulla (1958)
  2. Lennart Koehn (1846)
  3. Euan Gray (1625)
  4. Declan Shafi (1621)
  5. Anna Milton (1547)

We wish them all the best of luck. Particularly Bon Accord members Murad, Euan and Anna.

The team progress can be followed here: http://wyco2014.chess.hu/?lang=en

 

Liverpool Quadrangular International

The Liverpool quadrangular international is held on the 5th – 7th December between Scotland, Wales, the North of England and the English Midlands. Several Bon Accord players are representing Scotland in different age categories:

Under 16

  • Leston D’Costa
  • Tariq Pasha

Under 14

  • Callum Smith
  • Stuthi Hegde

Under 12

  • Atharva Dabholkar

We wish them all the best of luck.