Yorkshire Chess Association Year Book






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Accuracy of club information &

Yearbook: further copies &

YCA Honorary Life Members &

Yorkshire Individual Championship 2018

Message from the President

Officers 2017-18

Annual Fees

County Match Fees & Petrol Allowance

Junior Contacts

YCA League Match Venues

Secretaries of Competing Clubs

Match Correspondents ‑ Woodhouse Cup

Match Correspondents ‑ IM Brown

Match Correspondents ‑ Silver Rook

YCA League Fixtures 2017-2018

ECF Game Fee Changes &c

Joining the ECF

Standard-play Grading Trends 2002-17

Notes on the YCA Grading List

Results Graded July 2016 to June 2017

YCA Grading List

Yorkshire Junior Reports

Correspondence Chess Report

U-160 Captain’s Message

2016-17 League Tables & Match Results

County Match Result Summary

English County Finals 2017

English County Championship 1921

Recent Winners of YCA Events

Constitution and Rules

YCA League Rules

Index to Rules

Individual Championship Rules

Contact Details Index

Event Calendar 2017-18



ECF Under-18 County Team Championships 2018


Players are needed to represent Yorkshire in the English Chess Federation’s under-18 county team championships in Grantham, on Sunday 25th February 2018.  “Under 18” means born after 31st August 1999.  Players must be members of the ECF.


Those interested should contact the YCA Honorary Junior Secretary:

Noel Stewart, 30 Upper St Pauls Terrace, York YO24 4BP

mobile 07572 682 101, email noel338@btinternet.com


or use the information/entry form (click here)



Sunday 25th February 2018


10.00 am to 4.00 pm.


King’s School, Brook Street, Grantham, Lincs.

NG31 6RP; telephone number: 01476 563 180.

Yorkshire players:

Meet at 9.30 am in team room.




Open section: teams of 12 boards (no grade limit)

(each with 2 rounds)

Minor section: teams of 6 boards, under 130 grade


round 1, 11.00 am to 1.10 pm


round 2, 1.30 pm to 3.40 pm

Time limit

55 minutes with 5‑second increments (digital clocks)




some provided on site; suggest bring food and drink


See also ECF website: http://englishchess.org.uk/Juniors/counties-main/