Worcs Chess

2017-8 season

Upcoming Congresses and Events

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  • Volunteers required for Chess in Schools & Communities please contact John Wrench West Midlands organiser.
  • Sat 7 Apr 2018. Rugeley Rapidplay at Lea Hall Social Club, Sandy lane, Rugeley, Staffs WS15 2LB. 10:30am to 7:00pm. Seven rounds: Open, max 160, and max 120 tournaments. Join in the club's 50th anniversary clelebrations.
  • Fri 2 Mar. Midland Sinfonia with Nic Fallowfield at 7:30pm in St Laurence's Church, Alvechurch, B48 7SB. A programme of Hayden, Mozart and Schubert.
  • Sat 12 May. Bloxwich Junior Rapidplay at Ryecroft Community Hub New Forest Road Ryecroft Walsall WS3 1TR. Five rounds 10am-5pm.


8 Nov. It's Rugeley club's 50th anniversary this year. Why not join them on Sat 7 Apr 2018 for the Rugeley Rapidplay.
15 Oct. Simon Smith (Warley) was second with 5/7 in the Major section of the Birmingham & District Rapidplay club mate John Pakenham (Warley) gained second prize in the Minor tournament.
21 Sep. Halesowen Club awarded ECF 2017 Club of the year.
11 Aug. Dave Scriven reports. Annual General Meeting. Teams will be allowed allowed to use an incremental time control in the 2017-8 season. See new rule 12. Paul Sharratt (Stourbridge) takes over the presidency after Dave Brelsforth steps down.