Shropshire Chess
The Official Website of the Shropshire Chess Association (founded 1894)




5th-7th Jan 2018

Find Your Local Chess Club
Interested in chess? Then whatever your standard you're sure to find a warm welcome amongst the regulars at one of our
Shropshire Chess Clubs

To all Shropshire Team Captains
Web Scorecard
Thanks to Graham Ives' impressive programming skills and system design,
this is our
fully automatic results and tables database.- Vinny Crean

Latest Local Newspaper Articles:
The Missing King Mystery
Read Toby Neal's Report on the county chess scene in the
Shropshire Star each Tuesday.

League Results Feed

Division 1 Rapidplay


Division 1

07-Dec-2017, Oswestry A v Wellington A: 3.5 - 1.5
07-Dec-2017, Telford A v Priorslee Lions A: 2.5 - 2.5

  04-Dec-2017, Newport A v Priorslee Lions B: 4 - 0
04-Dec-2017, Telepost A v Priorslee Lions A: 3 - 1
04-Dec-2017, Telepost A v Priorslee Lions B: 4 - 0
04-Dec-2017, Priorslee Lions A v Newport A: 1.5 - 2.5
04-Dec-2017, Priorslee Lions B v Priorslee Lions A: 3 - 1
04-Dec-2017, Newport A v Telepost A: 4 - 0
01-Dec-2017, Newport B v Telepost B: 3.5 - 0.5
30-Nov-2017, Wellington A v Telford B: 4 - 0
30-Nov-2017, Telepost B v Wellington A: 0 - 4
30-Nov-2017, Telford B v Newport B: 1 - 3
30-Nov-2017, Telford B v Telepost B: 3 - 1
30-Nov-2017, Wellington A v Newport B: 2 - 2

Division 2

15-Dec-2017, Shrewsbury B v Newport B: 2.5 - 2.5
15-Dec-2017, Newport Juniors v Priorslee Lions B: 3.5 - 1.5

Division 3

08-Dec-2017, Oswestry B v Telepost C: 3 - 1
07-Dec-2017, Telford B v Newport C: 3 - 1

Change of Chess Club Details

Church Stretton Chess Club has re-opened - details Tom Williamson email -

Telepost Chess Club - Secretary now Dennis Bonner
email - Tel: 07469 888094

Shropshire Minor Individual Championship.
Open to players up to grade 125 - Entries close 30/09/2017
Details here:- Chris Lewis - controller
Shropshire Individual Championship.
7 round swiss played from October to June, one round per month. ( Nick Rutter - controller
Shrewsbury Town Championships 2017
Details here - Keith Tabner - controller
Summer Team Quickplay
Held on Sunday, June 11, at the Wrekin Housing Trust, Telford..
Details here - Toby Neal- controller

Summer KO Cup Team Competitions
Details here for the Cox Trophy
and the Minor Knockout Trophy
Keith Tabner - Controller  
Shropshire Chess Association AGM 4th July 2017
Summary of Rule Changes

Glyn Pugh - General Secretary

Shropshire Rapidplay League
Details and rules here - Chris Lewis - controller

Shropshire Chess Congress 2017
Annotated Games, Reports and Photo Gallery here
Link to Live Games
Courtesy of Shrewsbury Chess Club 
Newport Summer Open Events
Details here - Chris Lewis - controller

Summer Team Quickplay 2013 - Report here

Unity Cup 2014 details here

Shropshire Chess Congress 2013
Results here - Report and picture gallery here - Anotated master game here
County Teams
Open Team - withdrawn
U140 Team - withdrawn
January 2017 Grades
Here are the Shropshire Grades.
Shropshire Rapidplay Grades
and online grading database,
- Nick Rutter 03/02/2017
Tribute to Warren Lewis - Newport Chess Club
ECF Direct Membership
To join click here
Membership list here
Daily Chess Puzzle
To solve just move the pieces on the board

2016-17 Role of Honour
Div 1 Champions = Newport A............ Runners Up = Telepost A.........
Div 2 Champions = Wellington A.......... Runners Up = Telford A........
Div 3 Champions = Priorslee Lions B......Runners Up = Wellington B......
Quickplay Winners =Newport...........Runners Up =Telepost...........
Cox Trophy Winners =Telepost A...Runners Up =Newport A........
Minor KO Winners = Telepost B.......Runners Up = Telford A......
The County Individual Champion - Nick Rutter
Shrewsbury Town Champion - Nigel Ferrington
2015-16 Role of Honour
Div 1 Champions = Newport A............ Runners Up = Telepost A.........
Div 2 Champions = Ludlow A............ Runners Up = Newport B........
Div 3 Champions = Telepost C.............Runners Up = Newport Jnrs......
Quickplay Winners =Telepost............Runners Up =Newport...........
Cox Trophy Winners =Telepost A...Runners Up =Newport A........
Minor KO Winners = Ludlow A...........Runners Up = Newport B......
The County Individual Champion - Nigel Ferrington
Shrewsbury Town Champion - Nigel Ferrington

County Teams
Division 1
Division 2
Division 3
Junior Chess

Individual Cup
Cox Trophy
Minor KO
Shrewsbury Town Championships
Shropshire Chess Club Sites
Priorslee Lions Chess Club
Oswestry Chess Club
Newport Chess Club
Shrewsbury Chess Club
Telepost Chess Club
Telford Chess Club
Ludlow Chess Club
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