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Duncan’s chess challenge in support of Disability Snowsport UK

Duncan's Millionaire Chess Challenge - Supporting Disability Snowsport UK

“Accept no limits.” Inspired by their founding principle that anyone, regardless of their disability, can take part in and enjoy the thrill of snowsport, Duncan has chosen Disability Snowsport UK (DSUK) as one of five charities to raise funds for through his Millionaire Chess challenge. In his work with recipients of medial negligence and catastrophic […]

Las Vegas – Duncan’s Charity Chess Challenge Update

Millionaire Chess

There is no greater proof of the Millionaire Chess Open being an international event than the number of foreign players who make the long trip to Las Vegas to play in the tournament. The number of countries now represented stands at 47 as of this writing, only three short of the magic number of 50. […]

Duncan’s Chess Challenge in Support of Bobath

Duncan's Millionaire Chess Challenge - Supporting Bobath Scotland

1 in 500 children in the UK are affected by Cerebral Palsy. At their Glasgow-based therapy centre, Bobath provide specialist therapy that significantly improves quality of life. In order for the centre to keep running, Bobath need to generate over £500,000 in voluntary income every year and that’s why it’s one of the five charities […]

Duncan’s Chess Challenge in Support of CHAS

CHAS is a charity that provides the only hospice services in Scotland for children and young people who have life-shortening conditions for which there is no known cure.

CHAS is the only charity in Scotland that provides vital hospice services for children and young people with life-shortening conditions. They offer care for the whole family in two children’s hospices, Rachel House in Kinross and Robin House in Balloch. They are funded mainly through the generosity of its many supporters and that’s why CHAS […]

Who will be King of the Castle?

Chess Challenge Charity Fundraiser - Monday 28th September 2015 - 6-8.30pm - Apex International Hotel - 31-35 Grassmarket, Edinburgh EH1 2HS

With generous support from Apex Hotels, we are hosting an evening of fun, competition and fundraising. Ahead of his Las Vegas charity chess challenge in October, our resident chess enthusiast Duncan Glassey is taking on a “for fun” simultaneous play challenge. His challenge is to play chess against twenty opponents, all at once! The event […]