The Motwani Quaich is a knock-out tournament which features players who are knocked out of the Coronelli Trophy in rounds 1 & 2

This strongly contested trophy gets its name from GM Paul Motwani, Scotland’s first Grandmaster

Paul has close connections with Troon Chess Club and has visited the club on many occasions, playing in two simultaneous matches against Troon players

Visit Paul Motwani’s website at

Motwani Quaich – 2023-2024 Season


Round 2


Semi Final – Results


The time control is 1hr 15mins each for all moves. In the event of a draw, a match is replayed with colours reversed. In the event of another draw, the match is replayed again with 1hr each on the clock for all moves, with colours drawn

Click here to see Motwani Quaich Winners from 2009 to Present