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 Captain’s 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



Yorkshire Junior Chess Day


Saturday, 20th October 2018, Holmfirth


Peter Cloudsdale would like to encourage ENTRIES for this junior event which is part of the White Rose Chess Academy programme.



Upperthong Junior School, Burnlee Road Holmfirth, West Yorkshire HD92LE Tel;01484-683176






6-18.  The organisers will arrange suitable levels of training/competition .Beginners are most welcome also adults


Entry fee

£10.00 payable to White Rose Junior Chess Academy



The day includes:



Training with a full-time chess teacher Lateefah Messam-Sparks from London, a strong enthusiastic female player,

and other experienced coaches with DBS certification.



Competition on a Swiss system (NOT A KNOCK OUT EVENT).

Chess and Bridge have donated kindly some prizes.


Light refreshments will be available.


Publicity photographs may be taken.


See website - www.whiterosechessacademy.org.uk, or click here for downloadable entry form (Word).

Online Payment of £10 can be made to Account 20-45-45 Account number 93360709


Aim of the day – to have fun and learn more about chess!