Worcs Chess


League restarts September 2022

Upcoming Congresses and Events

  • ECF Online tournaments Something on nearly every day!
  • POSTPONED. Worcestershire Junior Quickplay tournament. Under-16 and under-11 trophies. Five rounds, 10min+5sec, for players from Worcestershire and Dudley MBC. It is hoped to hold this tournament on a weekend day in school term time before Christmas.
  • Sat & Sun 20 & 21 August Worcestershire Closed Championship at The King’s School Worcester, WR1 2NB. Four rounds, 75min+30sec increment. Trophies for overall winner, highest scoring female, senior, veteran, and junior players. Entry only £10. Players resident in Dudley MBC are eligible to enter.


21 Jul, John Fahy reports. Arrangements for 2022-3 season. The fixtures meeting is scheduled for 7:30pm Thursday 11 August at the Stag and Three Horseshoes (Warley Quinborne venue).

12 Jun. League players at Birmingham Rapidplay. Chris Evans and Singhal Saket of Mutual Circle played. Chris scored 4 points in the Intermediate and Saket 3½ points in the Minor tournaments.

8 Jun, John Fahy reports. An AGM and fixtures meeting is planned for July and club secretaries have been invited to enter teams for the 2022-3 season competitions. If you want to enter a team in Dudley & Dist CL please contact John Fahy.

3 May 2022. Halesowen Club have a new venue at The Townsend Social Club, 2 Stourbridge Road, Halesowen B63 3US. The club meets at 7:30pm on Tuesday evenings.

4 Apr 2022. It with sadness that we report the death of David Anderton of Walsall Chess Club. See tributes from the Birmingham & District League and ECF.