Yorkshire Chess Association


Year Book 2018-19 Contents



 Message from the President

Officers 2018-19

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 2018-2019

ECF Game Fee Changes &c

Joining the ECF

Standard-play Grading Trends 2002-18

Notes on the YCA Grading List

Results Graded July 2017 to June 2018

YCA Grading List

Yorkshire Junior Reports

Correspondence Chess Report

U-160 Captainís Message

2017-18 League Tables & Match Results

County Match Result Summary

English County Finals 2018

Recent Winners of YCA Events

Constitution and Rules

YCA League Rules

Index to Rules

Individual Championship Rules

Contact Details Index

Event Calendar 2018-19



UK Open Blitz Championship Qualifiers


The following was sent out by e-mail by Alex Holowczak, ECF Director of Home Chess, on 28/08/2018, and may be of interest to others who havenít received it:


The UK Open Blitz Championship Qualifiers take place on Saturday, 8th September in eight cities around the country.


Each qualifying tournament has two qualifying places towards an Open Final and a Women's Final, held in Birmingham on Saturday, 1st December. †In addition, each qualifier has rating prizes of £50 for every 16 entries received, so entries of all standards are welcome, and will have a chance of winning a prize.


Full information, including information on how to enter, can be found here:





(The event has been listed for some time in the YCA Calendar.)