The latest edition of Open File has hit the streets and is avalible * HERE * for download. This edition has a great report on the last NATO championship in Canada! If you have not recieved it in your 'Inbox' please download it from the link. As usual, it is a great read.
As this website update goes out there is just one week until the next CSCC at Kineton Barracks. If anyone can make it 'just in time' then see the information given below.
Combined Services Chess Championship 2015
ENTRY FORM UPDATE: * HERE * WORKPLACE POSTER: * HERE *
Here is an early warning of the forthcomming CSCC 2015. The Championship will take place at Kineton Barracks in Warwickshire. It will be held at the usual time of the year, over the Late May Bank Holiday, from Thursday 21st May to Monday 25th May 2015.
We also have news of the 2015 NATO Chess Championship, which follows hot-on-the-heels of the CSCC. The tournament will run from the Monday 6th July through to the 10th July in Amsterdam. The Dutch organisers have produced a promotional brochure, downloadable * HERE *.
Open File 2014 - Second Issue
For those who participated in the Combined Services Chess Championship at Shrivenham, this edition of Open File is a Combined Services Special! Download it * HERE *, with a supplement featuring all the games from the tournament * HERE *.
For the more adventurous, Hungary have offered to stage the NATO chess tournament in 2017.
Their letter of acceptance can be found * HERE *.
New Open File!
As has become traditional, the pre-Combined Services Open File has arrived to be downloaded!
So, if you need to brush up with a little bit of 'home preparation', then you can download it * HERE *
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 *