Yorkshire Chess Association


Year Book 2019-20 Contents



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Accuracy of club information &

Yearbook: further copies

Message from the President

Officers 2019-20

YCA Honorary Life Members

Annual Fees (as revised 2019)

County Match Fees (as revised 2019)

YCA League Fixtures 2019-2020

YCA League Match Venues

Match Correspondents ‑ Woodhouse Cup

Match Correspondents ‑ IM Brown

Match Correspondents ‑ Silver Rook

Secretaries of Competing Clubs

Junior Chess Contacts

Contact Details Index

Chess Clubs/Organisations in Yorkshire

ECF Aug 2019 Grading List Extract

Notes on Grading List Extract

List of Clubs in Yorkshire-based Leagues

League Tables & Match Results 2018-19

County Match Results 2018-2019

Correspondence Chess 2018-19

Yorkshire Junior Activity 2018-19

Recent Winners of YCA Events

YCA Constitution

YCA League Rules (as revised 2019)

Index to Rules

Individual Championship Rules

Event Calendar 2019-20

Yorkshire Individual Championship 2020

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Scam E-Mails Purporting to be from Jim Burnett


Some people have received e-mails supposedly from Jim Burnett.  NO E-MAIL FROM “JIM BURNETT” IS GENUINE !!!


Other organisations have reported the same thing.  An official is identified by the scammer, then bogus e-mails, purporting to be from that identified official, are sent to other people asking for help.  Today at least two people received such an e-mail with the title “Help need urgently.......” and the text content such as “Hi Steve did you got my message”.  (Yes, “got”, not “get”!)


The sender’s name appears as “Jim Burnett”, but the underlying e-mail address is the wholly bogus “postpresident103@gmail.com”.


Other addresses and content may also be used at other times.


Do not reply to these e-mails.  It is not known what would happen if you did reply, but it seems likely you would be invited to part one way or another with some of your money!


Jim never got round to using e-mail.  These e-mails are nothing to do with an e-mail address once set up for him but which was then never used, and contains no contacts.  Equally, these e-mails are in no way connected with any e-mail facilities of this website (which are not activated).  The YCA has no corporate e-mail account.


This is the price we pay for having information made public.  Individuals may of course ask that their e-mail addresses or other data be removed from this website, which is the most likely source of information used.  No e-mail account or website has been “hacked” – merely read.



Steve Mann,