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First summer 2022 meeting at Pine Ridge

We had our first meeting this summer at Pine Ridge Golf Club. Everyone enjoyed some casual chess games in the glorious May sunshine and many of us also enjoyed a pint too! ...
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St Albans Chess Congress

Well done to the many Camberley Chess Club members who played at the 38th St Albans Chess Congress on 23rd and 24th April 2022. Here are links to some fantastic photos that also show the players names, thanks to Brendan ...
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ECF to ELO Conversion

This chart shows how the old ECF grades relate to ELO Ratings The conversion is done with the following equations: ECF = ( ELO - 700 ) / 7.5ELO = ( 7.5 x ECF ) + 700 Below is a ...
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Camberley Chess Club v Edinburgh Chess Club

Camberley Chess Club beat historic Edinburgh Chess Club playing online on chess.com Edinburgh Chess Club will be 200 years old this year and is not only the oldest club in Scotland and the UK but probably the second-oldest club in ...
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Gordon Birch (1934 – 2021)

It was a great shock and with extreme sadness that we learnt that Gordon Birch passed away Christmas 2021. Gordon was a member of Camberley Chess Club for around 40 years. Gordon joined Camberley Chess Club in around 1982. For ...
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Swiss Tournament result

Well done all who played in our 5 round Swiss Tournament tonight. The overall result and all the games can be found here https://www.chess.com/tournament/live/ccc-swiss-16-dec-2021-2814054 ...
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Club member Daniel Shek against a strong opponent.

Here is a recent 4NCL game with club member Daniel Shek playing black against a strong opponent. Maurice LawsonDaniel Shek [Event "4NCL, Division Three South"] [Site "?"] [Date "2021.11.20"] [Round "1"] [White "Lawson, Maurice"] [Black "Shek, Daniel"] [Result "0-1"] [ECO ...
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David Howell on upcoming Carlsen versus Nepomniachtchi

What does GM David Howell think of the upcoming Carlsen versus Nepomniachtchi World Title match. Watch the video on the Camberley Chess Club YouTube channel below: GM David Howell was a special guest on the Camberley Chess Club Tuesday evening ...
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First Over The Board match for 18 months

Well done all who played in first over the board match at Camberley for 18 months yesterday. It was the first round of the Haslemere Trophy against Guildford and we were significantly out graded. We needed 1 point out of ...
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ECF Club of the Year Presentation

Camberley Chess Club are very proud to have received the ECF Club of the Year Award. The award trophy was presented to the club on behalf of the ECF by IM Andrew Martin at Camberley Chess Club's home location on ...
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Now is a great time to join Camberley Chess Club online

Now is a great time to join Camberley Chess Club online.  We have a series of excellent guest speakers lined up this month.  On Tuesday 5th IM Matthew Wadsworth will talk to us about games from recent Varsity matches.  Then ...
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Camberley public enjoying chess at Camberley Market

There was a great turnout at the Camberley Market on Saturday 21st August 2021 and many people stopped to enjoy a game of chess or chat to members of Camberley Chess Club. There were many members of the public who ...
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