Worcester Bishops Team Captain
Worcester City Team Captain
Captain of Worcester Knock-out Team
Worcester Pawns Captain
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 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 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
|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|