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


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04/12/16
Chess Cafe

06/01/2017
Shrops Chess Congress

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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:
Telford's tense tie at the top of two
Read Toby Neal's Report on the county chess scene in the
Shropshire Star each Tuesday.


Tribute to Alan Bliss
 
League Results Feed
 

Rapid Play Division 1

 

Division 1

09-Dec-2016, Newport A v Telepost A: 3.5 - 1.5
08-Dec-2016, Oswestry A v Newport B: 3.5 - 1.5

  09-Nov-2016, Newport A v Brewood A: 4 - 0
09-Nov-2016, Newport A v Priorslee Lions A: 3.5 - 0.5
08-Nov-2016, Priorslee Lions A v Telford A: 3 - 1
08-Nov-2016, Brewood A v Telford A: 0 - 4
08-Nov-2016, Telford A v Newport A: 1.5 - 2.5
08-Nov-2016, Priorslee Lions A v Brewood A: 3 - 1  
06-Dec-2016, Wellington A v Telepost B: 3 - 1
06-Dec-2016, Newport B v Shrewsbury A: 1.5 - 2.5
06-Dec-2016, Newport B v Telepost B: 3.5 - 0.5
06-Dec-2016, Shrewsbury A v Wellington A: 3 - 1
06-Dec-2016, Telepost B v Shrewsbury A: 0 - 4
06-Dec-2016, Wellington A v Newport B: 0 - 4

Division 2

01-Dec-2016, Telepost B v Newport Juniors: 2.5 - 2.5
30-Nov-2016, Wellington A v Telford A: 2.5 - 2.5

Division 3

07-Dec-2016, Wellington B v Telepost E: 2 - 2
05-Dec-2016, Priorslee Lions B v Newport C: 3 - 1
Chess books available - details here - 25/11/2016

Summer Team Quickplay
Was held on Sunday, June 5, at the Wrekin Housing Trust, Telford..
Details here - Toby Neal- controller

Shropshire Rapidplay League
Details and rules here - Chris Lewis - controller
Shropshire Individual Championship.
7 round swiss played from October to June, one round per month. (nickrutter777@btinternet.com)
Nick Rutter - controller
Summer KO Cup Team Competitions
Details here for the Cox Trophy
and the Minor Knockout Trophy
Keith Tabner - Controller  
Shrewsbury Town Championships 2016
Details here
- Keith Tabner - controller
Change of Chess Club Details
Oswestry Chess Club
- club night is now Thursday.
Secretary Jon Smith
Newport Chess Club - club night is now Thursday.
Church Stretton Chess Club has wound up.
Shropshire Chess Association AGM 20th July 2016
Minutes now available here

Glyn Pugh - General Secretary
Shropshire Chess Congress 2016
Annotated Games, Reports and Photo Gallery here
Newport Summer Rapidplay Tournaments
Details here - Chris Lewis - controller
Link to Live Games
Thursday 16th June Watch Finals of Cox Trophy and Minor KO - courtesy Shrewsbury Chess Club 
Chess in a Cafe
.. 4th Dec 2016 is the last one
You are all welcome. - Kate Walker

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
July 2016 Grades
Here are the Shropshire Grades.
Shropshire Rapidplay Grades
and online grading database,
- Nick Rutter 29/08/2016
ECF Direct Membership
To join click here
Membership list here

SHROPSHIRE CHESS HISTORY - 171 YEARS AGO
Extract from Eddowes Journal 14/07/1845
CHESS
MR. C. PHILLIPS, of New Hall, Shrewsbury, will be happy to play any gentleman or gentlemen
a Match of from 3 to 5 Games, by Corresepondence, at 5s. per game to defray postage. July 14,1845.

"An early item re Shropshire chess . This was issued during Royal Agriculture Show week, when the show was at Shrewsbury for the first time"
- Alan Brisbourne. 28/11/2016

Daily Chess Puzzle
To solve just move the pieces on the board


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 2015 County Individual Champion - Nigel Ferrington
2015 Shrewsbury Town Champion - Nigel Ferrington
2014-15 Role of Honour
Div 1 Champions =Priorslee Lions A............ Runners Up = Newport A.........
Div 2 Champions = Church Stretton A............ Runners Up = Telford B........
Div 3 Champions = Newport B.............Runners Up = Church Stretton B......
Quickplay Winners =Telepost............Runners Up = Shrewsbury...........
Cox Trophy Winners =Newport A...Runners Up =Shrewsbury A........
Minor KO Winners = Telepost B...........Runners Up = Church Stretton A......
The 2015 County Individual Champion - Nick Rutter
2015 Shrewsbury Town Champion - Nigel Ferrington
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