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No congress in 2015 or 2016

No Worcester Congress in 2016. Andrew, for several years the lead organiser, regrets he does not have the necessary time this year and no one has stepped forward to replace him so there will be no congress in 2016.

To see results of 2014, sixth congress, please click the 2014 menu button on the left

Malcolm Pein (left) receives cheque for £900 from organiser Andrew Farthing
Malcolm Pein (left) receives cheque for £900 for Chess in Schools and Communities
from organiser Andrew Farthing (Picture Vitharnsak Tao Bhokanandh)

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Raising money for good causes

The success of the congress and the generosity of the organising and control team in giving their time freely to support the event have helped us to raise thousands of pounds for charity.  In its short history, the congress has helped the following charities:

2009       Plica Awareness and Research (£60)
2010       St Mary’s Hospice, Birmingham (£500)
2011       Age UK, Sandwell (£650)
2012       St Richard’s Hospice, Worcester (£900)
2013       Leukaemia CARE (£720)
2014       Chess in Schools & Communities (£900)


Click the 2014 left menu button to see 2014 results and pictures