Once again, John Upham has kindly offered to host the Khyber Cup. This friendly summer rapid play tournament is an annual event open to all club members.
Following Richard’s entertaining talk last Wednesday we plan to have a mini rapid tournament this coming Wednesday (10th July). The exact time control and format will be determined by how many people we have, but we’ll aim for all-play-all with … Continue reading
This coming Wednesday's summer event will be a restricted opening rapid tournament. The opening will be fixed with 2 moves (for each player) into the Trompowsky: 1. d4 Nf6 2. Bg5 Ne4 Exciting stuff. Expect varied results. If this works … Continue reading
It’s December, nearly, and Christmas is not far off, which means our annual Christmas handicapped mini rapid play tournament is coming up. We have the Wellington social club, Napoleon’s Retreat, booked for the Friday before Christmas ,that’s Friday 20th December. … Continue reading
Jonathan has set up the Khyber Cup for Saturday 5th September, 14:00, and has provided the followng details. Please see his email for more information. This is a 5 round Swiss, with 10m+5s time control and a couple of minutes … Continue reading
This year we will hold the Christmas Handicap using Zoom and Lichess. The prize is the coveted Harvey-Ironside Shield . Please keep the date free ...
On this Wednesday’s club night we will have a mini tournament using a relatively fast time control. We will default to use 5m+5s, unless there is a clear preference for something else. We’ll be using chess.com instead of our usual … Continue reading
The infamous Crowthorne Chess Club summer mini-tournament, the KHYBER CUP, will be next Sunday, the 29th August. This will be at the Bar & Café in the Pinewood Centre off New Wokingham Road/Peacock Lane in Crowthorne. Doors open at 10am … Continue reading
UPDATE: Unfortunately it has been necessary to cancel the Christmas Handicap this Saturday because the College has closed the bar until further notice (quite understandably in view of the omicron variant).
This year's Khyber Cup will be held at Jonathan's house. Please refer to his email for the address. The Khyber Cup is a long running Crowthorne Chess Club summer friendly tournament. It’s open to all club members, their family members, … Continue reading