Category Archives: Fun

The next online Club event will be a rapid Swiss on Thursday 6th January. We wish all the best for a healthy, happy festive season and peace, prosperity and ELO increases in the coming New Year.

White to play and mate in three:

Puzzle: Pal Benko

In memoriam: George Rooney

We recently heard from Clare, the daughter of legendary and sadly missed former Montrose player George Rooney. This inspired us to share the following photos courtesy of Alan McPherson (you can click each image to view larger on


A Chess Joke…

Richard Evans, a former member of GMCC, just sent me the following uncannily accurate vignette from RAFA days (BTW, Chris’ shoulders really do move like this when he laughs…): (requires Flash)