Yorkshire Chess News





Ilkley Chess Congress 16th-18th September


An e-mail has been sent out inviting entries to the 1st Ilkley Chess Congress, as follows:


Dear Chess Players,


It is now less than 2 months until the start of the Ilkley Chess Festival, incorporating our 1st Ilkley Chess Congress on the 16th-18th September 2022.


Full details of the Congress and Entries can be found on our website at: https://www.chesscentre.online/events/festival


Don't delay, sign-up today to confirm your spot.


A few highlights of this event include:

                  Amazing playing facilities at the Kings Hall & Winter Gardens, Ilkley (opposite Ilkley Train Station)

                  Live DGT Boards on top two boards of each section

                  Live projection of DGT boards in the venue to big screen, plus online

                  Viewing gallery for non-playing guests

                  Fully digital online sign up and payment for entries via our website

                  Social Blitz event on Saturday evening for travelling guests at The Chess Centre, Ilkley (limited numbers - sign up on our website to confirm your space)

We hope to see as many of you there as possible, and to welcoming Chess friends (both old and new) to the 1st Ilkley Chess Festival.


Best Regards


Andy & Matt