Worcester City Chess Club
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Last updated 25 September 2019

Club Teams

Captain of Bishops team
Worcester Bishops Team Captain
Ray Collett

Worcester City Team Captain
Tony Shaw
KO captain
Captain of Worcester Knock-out Team
Simon Berry

Worcester Pawns Captain
Roger Yates

Worcester City Team

Worcester City play in Division 1 of the Worcestershire League finished mid-table last season. The team plays the other teams home and away as last season. Tony Shaw is Captain. In the county league, teams have six players in a side. The other teams are: Halesowen A, Malvern and Olton.

Worcester Bishops

Worcester Bishops play in Division 1 of Worcester & District Chess League and were league champions in the 2016-7 season. Captain for the 2019-20 season is Ray Collett. In this tournament, teams have 4 players and there are home or away matches with each of the other teams: Greenlands, Kidderminster Knights, Malvern, Redditch 1A, Redditch 1B and Stourbridge A.

Worcester Pawns

Worcester Pawns play in Division 2 of the Worcester & District League. Roger Yates, is Captain. Teams have four players and it is expected there are single matches with each of the other clubs in the division: Droitwich, Greenlands, Kidderminster Pawns, Kidderminster Rooks, Mercia, Redditch C, and Stourbridge B.

County Knock-out team

Simon Berry took over for the 2019-20 season in the team knock-out competition for the Wheatley Cup run by Worcestershire Chess Association. The Wheatley Cup is a handicap knock out format and teams have five players. Pairings are expected to be announced during October. Worcester won the cup last season defeating Shirley & Wythall in the final.

2019-20 Fixtures List

Date Team Venue Opponents Result
Mon 7 Oct Worcester Pawns away Stourbridge  
Wed 30 Oct Worcester Pawns away Kidderminster Pawns  
Thu 7 Nov Worcester City home Olton  
Thu 14 Nov Worcester Pawns home Droitwich  
Tue 19 Nov Worcester Pawns away Mercia TBC
Thu 21 Nov Worcester City home Halesowen A  
Thu 28 Nov Worcester Bishops home Stuorbridge  
Fri 13 Dec Worcester City away Malvern  
Thu 16 Jan Worcester City home Malvern  
Thu 30 Jan Worcester Pawns home Greenlands  
Thu 6 Feb Worcester Pawns home Kidderminster Rooks  
Tue 11 Feb Worcester Bishops away Redditch1A TBC
Thu 13 Feb Worcester Pawns home Redditch 2  
Tue 3 Mar Worcester City away Halesowen  
Thu 19 Mar Worcester Bishops home Redditch 1B  
Mon 23 Mar Worcester Bishops away Kidderminster Knights  
Thu 2 Apr Worcester Bishops home Greenlands  
Tue 21 Apr Worcester City away Olton  


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