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Redditch A are 2019 League Champions

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Worcester & District Chess League 2018-9
Division 1
Played Won Drawn Lost For Against Games won Match points Position
Redditch A 8 5 3 0 19½ 12½ 14 13 1st
Worcester Bishops 8 4 3 1 18 14 10 11  
Malvern 8 3 2 3 15½ 16½ 8 8  
Kidderminster Knights 8 1 3 4 14 18 7 5  
Stourbridge A 8 1 1 6 13 19 6 3  
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28 Apr. In the final fixture of the season, Worcester beat Stourbridge.
25 Apr. Worcester Bishops score a home win against Stourbridge A to go second in the table.
23 Apr. Redditch A beat Kidderminster Knights to secure the league Championship as neither Worcester Bishops nor Stourbridge A, both with two fixtures left, will be unable to equal Redditch’s 13 match points.
17 Apr. Redditch A beat Stourbridge A and could be league champions if Redditch win their final match against Kiddermister knights.
16 Apr. Redditch beat Malvern to create an exciting finish for the season.
3 Apr. Malvern beat Stourbridge to go into the lead.
29 Mar. Malvern beat Kidderminster Knights and go into third place just behind Worcester.
15 Mar. Worcester beat Malvern to draw level with Redditch A.
4 Feb. Stourbridge and Kidderminster draw.
28 Jan. Kidderminster beat Stourbridge
18 Jan. Worcester achieved their first match win by beating Kidderminster to joint two Redditch and Malvern at the head of the table.
4 Jan. Malvern and Redditch fight to a drawless drawn match and Malvern move up to the No. 2 spot.
27 Nov. All three of the fixtures before Christmas have been postponed until the New Year.
20 Nov. Worcester go into second position after an away draw with Redditch.
15 Nov. Malvern earn a second match point drawing away against Worcester.
7 Nov. Malvern got their first match points with an away win against Kidderminster Knights.
31 Oct. Nightmare results in Hallowe’en fixture. Redditch had a nightmare start in their second match of the season with a player blundering a piece early on, but eventually halved the match where black won on every board.
26 Oct. Stourbridge A beat Malvern and join league champions Redditch A at the head of the table.
10 Oct. Kidderminster Knights draw with Worcester Bishops
18 Sep. In the first match, league champions get off to a good start.
31 Aug. Fixtures list published.
30 Aug. At the annual meeting, Redditch B were unable to accept promotion and Kidderminster Knights remain in Division 1.
30 Aug. Redditch have a new venue in Alvechurch and continue to meet on Tuesdays.

Worcester & District Chess League 2018-9 Division 1 Fixtures List
2018 dates Fixture Match Score
Tue 18 Sep Redditch A - Stourbridge A 3 - 1
Wed 10 Oct Kidderminster Knights - Worcester Bishops 2 - 2
Fri 26 Oct Malvern - Stourbridge A 1 - 3
Wed 31 Oct Kidderminster Knights - Redditch A 2 - 2
Wed 7 Nov Kidderminster Knights - Malvern 1½ - 2½
Thu 15 Nov Worcester Bishops - Malvern 2 - 2
Tue 20 Nov Redditch A - Worcester Bishops 2 - 2
Fri 4 Jan Malvern - Redditch A 2 - 2
Thu 17 Jan Worcester Bishops - Kidderminster Knights 3 - 1
Mon 28 Jan Kidderminster Knights - Stourbridge A 2½ - 1½
Mon 4 Feb Stourbridge A - Kidderminster Knights 2 - 2
Thu 7 Mar Worcester Bishops - Redditch A 1½ - 2½
Fri 15 Mar Malvern - Worcester Bishops 1½ - 2½
29 Mar Malvern - Kidderminster Knights 2½ - 1½
Wed 3 Apr Stourbridge A - Malvern 1½ - 2½
Tue 16 Apr Redditch A - Malvern 2½ - 1½
Wed 17 Apr Stourbridge A - Redditch A 1 - 3
Tue 23 Apr Redditch A - Kidderminster Knights 2½ - 1½
Thu 25 Apr Worcester Bishops - Stourbridge A 2½ - 1½
Mon 29 Apr Stourbridge A - Worcester Bishops 1½ - 2½
     
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Club secretaries and team captains

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  • Kidderminster Knights: Secy David Waud 01562 228600 or 07889 508656, Captn David Close 07713 402 511
  • Malvern: Secy Brian Turner, 01684 568 398; Captn John Knee 01684 565 378
  • Redditch A: Secy, Michele Clack 01527 452 967, Capn, Dan Lambourne 07985 473 174
  • Stourbridge A: Secy David Scriven 01384 423 642, Captn Paul Sharratt 07515 688 795
  • Worcester Bishops: Secy, Ray Collett 01905 454 754; Capn, Jim Keene 01905 458 417

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