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Club nights Thursday evenings

At St Stephen’s Church Hall, St Stephen's Street Worcester WR3 7HS from 7:30pm

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Please do not attend if you or a member of your household has Covid symptoms

Ray Collett
Ray, Hon Secretary


Competition titles in green are links to further information or the event organiser
  • Thu 8 Dec. Worcester Bishops play Longbridge away in the District league.
  • Thu 15 Dec. Woorcester Rooks play Malvern at home in the Challengers League
  • Mon 19 Dec. Worcestershire Junior Quickplay tournament 10:30am to 3:30pm at The Ark, St Laurence Church, Alvechurch, Worcestershire B48 7SB. Under-16 and under-11 trophies. Five rounds, 10min+5sec, for players from Worcestershire and Dudley MBC. Entry forms for download MS Word and pdf
  • Thu 5 Jan. Worcester City play Malvern at home in the Championship League.

Worcester beat Kidderminster

30 Nov. Worcester unexpectedly beat Kidderminster playing away in the Championship League. See score-card.

Worcester players in county match

26 Nov. Four City club members played for Worcestershire under-1650 team in the match against Staffordshire at St Stephen’s Church Hall. Althought Staffs ran out winners 7½-5½, David Cleak (board 4) and Scott Oxtoby (Board 6, pictured) won their games. Aiden Griffiths and Colin Vernon also played. See score-card.


Mixed fortunes in league matches

23 Nov. Worcester Rooks lost 1-3 in their away fixture in Challengers League against Stourbridge where new captain Chris Lee had to make a late substitution. See Score-card.
22 Nov. Worcester Wolfpack beat Barnet Knights D 3½-½ online in 4NCL Div 5. Stephen Woodhouse, Tony Shaw and Colin Vernon won their games.See score-card.

New member Seamus at Birimingham Open

20 Nov. Seamus Flynn played in the Intermediate tournament of the Birmingham Open Congress scoring 3 points from 5 games. A very creditable performance to achieve 13th place on tie break out of 42 players and an ECF live rating of 1675.

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