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*******BREAKING NEWS*******


The Combined Services Chess Championship 2014

The CSCC will be run 22-26 May at the Defence Academy in Shrivenham Near Swindon.
It will be a seven round swiss-system with opportunities to play for the UK NATO team in Canada this year.


Full details and the entry form can be found * HERE * (As usual, to download right-click and select 'Save Target As)


If you wish to advertise the tournament, you can download a promo poster * HERE *



Open File 2013

For those of you who enjoyed the Combined Services at Whittering, then you are in for a treat with the lastest Open File.

Please download it * HERE *  (As usual, to download right-click and select 'Save Target As).

Check back to this website soon after Christmas for more details on this years Combined Services Chess Championship. With an upswing in numbers for the Championship this year, and places for a very special NATO championship in Canada, it promises to be something special.
 



Combined Services Chess Championship 2013

The championship will be held at RAF Wittering next year, from Thursday 23nd May to Monday 27th May 2013. This will take place over the Bank Holiday and will be the usual seven round swiss system. You can download the entry form, and further information, from the link below.


ENTRY FORM DOWNLOAD

New Edition of 'Open File' (Autumn/Winter 2012/13)

How did the UK team get on at the NATO Chess Championships in Breast?

The magazine is availble * HERE * .
(To Download simply right click and select  'Save Target As'.)

Also... The AGM will discuss the CSCA Draft Constitution.


To Review this document before the AGM, please click * HERE *


The London Candidates Tournament

London is the place to be at the moment for chessplayers everywhere. First the Classic in December and now the world's best are doing battle at the candidates tournanment. Through the hard work of Dave Ross, a place for a few lucky Combined Services players was found at the opening ceremony and the first days play (sadly, round one's games turned out to be a rather 'peaceful' affair). Here is a great picture of the team with World Number One Magnus Carlson care of Dave Ross.

London Chess Classic Report

Our intrepid Open File reporter, Carl Portman, enjoyed himself at the recent London Chess Classic. He reports direct from the event HERE.