Worcs Chess

2017-8 season

Upcoming Congresses and Events

Words in blue are hyperlinks to entry forms, congress websites or organisers' e-mails.

  • Volunteers required for Chess in Schools & Communities please contact John Wrench West Midlands organiser.
  • Sun 12 Aug, Bewdley Chess Tournament at Wribbenhall Parish Rooms, Kidderminster Road, Bewdley DY12 1DQ. Six rapidplay ungraded games, 11am to 5pm. A non-ECF event, no monetary prizes but there will be many prizes donated from local businesses and a gift bag for every junior participant.¬†Proceeds to support Rory the Robot Prostate Cancer Appeal. Suitable for junior and casual players.
  • Sat & Sun 18 & 19 Aug. Worcestershire Closed Congress at the King's School Worcester WR1 2NB for members of clubs affiliated to Worcestershire Chess Association.
  • Wed 22 Aug. DDCL annual meeting and fixtures arrangements for 2018-9 season at Warley Quinborne HQ. Club secretaries please advise John Fahy of team entries.


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.