Division 2 champions: Halesowen 2 by a nose
18 Apr. A win for Stourbridge against mid-table Kidderminster enabled them to equal Halesowen 2's match points, but Halesowen take the Division championship because of a better game score: 23½ against Stourbridge's 22½ points.
10 Apr. In the battle not to be last, Droitwich lost to Greenlands. Droitwich were again disadvantaged by being player short, this time because of an unexpected hospital appointment.
6 Apr. Kidderminster beat Droitwich who were two men down.
5 Mar. Kidderminster beat Droitwich. Halesowen beat Stourbridge B, and the unfinished game was agreed drawn the next day. Halesowen are now just a point behind Stourbridge in the table.
21 Feb. Halesowen beat Kidderminster to go second in the table.
13 Feb. Stourbridge extend their lead at the top with an away win against Greenlands.
9 Jan. Droitwich win first match of their season and lift themselves off the bottom place.
17 Jan. Stourbridge beat Kidderminster at home to stay top of the table.
15 Jan. Droitwich, a man down, lose to Halesowen.
4 Dec. Stourbridge B go to the top with a home win against Greenlands.
21 Nov. Halesowen draw with Kidderminster B to put Kidderminster clear at the top.
20 Nov. The adjourned game from the Halesowen-Stourbridge fixture was agreed drawn to draw the match.
15 Nov. Kidderminster beat Greenlands and go into the lead.
14 Oct. Halesowen and Stourbridge are deadlocked with a game unfinished.
31 Oct. Greenlands score their first match win of the season and all teams are now off the mark.
24 Oct. Halesown get a home win against Droitwich.
2 Oct. First match result is in. Droitwich avoided a loss against Stourbridge in spite of being a man down.
24 Aug. Fixtures meeting. Five teams compete and teams decided to play home and away as last year.
Captains please send dates of fixtures to Paul Sharratt, (07515 688 795) competitions secretary, and Ray Collett, webmaster as soon as possible.
Captains and Club Secretaries are reminded that clubs are liable for the ECF fees of any player who is not a member of the English Chess Federation and plays more than three games in the league during the season. Players may join individually on-line at: ECF online membership or players can join via your club and Worcestershire Chess Association. Secretaries and captains can check whether their team members are ECF members by downloading the ECF membership list (MS Excel .xls format).
Captains please send results to Paul Sharratt, (07515 688 795) competitions secretary, and Ray Collett, webmaster. Click on a fixture to see match details.
| Worcestershire League Division II: Season 2017-8
Team captains and club secretaries
Team captains and club secretaries:
- Droitwich: Captn & Secy; Arnold Kirkland 01905 773 812
- Greenlands: Captn and Secy, Richard Collett 0121 458 7617
- Halesowen 2: Captn Dave Etheridge 07805 833 839; Secy John Southcote 0121 429 1518
- Kidderminster B: Captn, Terry Pountney 01562 861 360; Secy, John Wrench 07913 227 402
- Stourbridge: Captn, Paul Sharratt 07515 688 795; Secy David Scriven 01384 423 642
Contact information is on the "clubs and teams" page using the left menu button.