Stay safe!

  • Marches Area Monday night 8 Feb 2021. Play online at lichess.org starting 7:30pm. The format is 10 minutes plus an increment of 5 seconds. To receive password and invitation to participate, contact Kieran Lappin
  • Hereford play in West Midlands Area League Thursday evenings. Contact Kieran Lappin if you would like to play against Solihull on 4 February 2021.

Recent news

Marches Area Arena online chess

1 Feb. After an earlier outage, the lichess server was operating in time for the Marches Arena tournament. Dillan Duke was again first with Kieran Lapin in silver position and Dave Hancock on bronze. See full results.
25 Jan. Dillan Duke just pipped Brian Turner for the Gold position. If Brian had chosen berserk or not had breaks he might have won. John Preece got the Bronze medal. Full results.
18 Jan. Dillan Duke again won the gold medal, but this time by a country mile and Perry Walker the silver. Kieran Lappin won the bronze. See full results.
11 Jan. Dillan Duke followed up his successes in ECF tournaments by winning the gold medal in the online arena. Perry Walker won the silver and Dave Hancock the bronze. Full results.

Junior in ECF Caplin and 4NCL online tournaments

17 Jan, Kieran Lappin reports. Ross-based junior player Dillan Duke scored 2½/5 in the Four Nations Chess League Open Online tournament. Kieran played in the under-1700 and scored 3/5. See full results
4 Jan, Kieran Lappin reports. Dillan scored 3/7 in the ECF Caplin online under-14 tournament and 3½/9 points in the under-14 Blitz competition.

Marches Area Arena online chess

4 Jan 2021. In the first tournament of 2021, Perry Walker was first on tie break from David Hancock (silver) and Steve Shaw (bronze). See full results.

Hereford enter team in West Midlands Area League

12 Nov. Hereford lost their first match in WMA and were beaten by Worcester.
3 Nov. Hereford is entering a team in the West Midlands Area League. The team will be playing weekly matches. The league uses chess.com and results are reported on the ECF League Management website. Each event consists of two four-board matches with the same players and a time control of 15 minutes plus 5 seconds increment.

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