Welcome to the News updates page of the Brewood Chess Circle website, otherwise known as a blog! This is intended to keep anyone who is interested up-to-date on the progress of our club. The intention is to also give match reports of our matches, to go alongside the games section.
If you like what you see and live in or around Brewood why not give us a visit at the club. Visit the "Joining the club" page of the website for more information.
|Posted on July 3, 2018 at 9:15 PM||comments (0)|
Brewood Chess Circle are delighted to announce that we will be holding a one-off social chess event at The Boat Inn pub in Penkridge on Tuesday 17th July from 7:30pm-9:00pm. If you are reading this article having seen one of the many posters dotted around in Penkridge than please let me welcome you to the website and also to explain a bit more about the event.
The event is absolutely free to attend and is designed to give people a taster session of chess. ...Read Full Post »
|Posted on May 9, 2018 at 7:50 PM||comments (6)|
It has been another busy winter league season for Brewood Chess Circle with it being a successful season on the board as we won the Chase Trophy run by the Cannock Chess League, and surviving relegation by finishing 5th in the Wolverhampton Chess League Division Two.
The time controls during those winter league matches were a lot longer than the time controls of two of our annual tournaments which have now being arranged for the summer. Here are the dates ...Read Full Post »
|Posted on April 3, 2018 at 10:45 AM||comments (0)|
The Brewood Chess Circle 2018 AGM will take place at the club on Tuesday 1st May 2018 at 7:30pm. The address of the club is:
Brewood Chess Circle
St. Mary's (RC) Church Hall
Everyone at the club is invited to attend the AGM.
In order for everyone to know what is likely to be discussed at the AGM here i...Read Full Post »
|Posted on March 28, 2018 at 10:05 AM||comments (0)|
The Brewood A team managed to secure a w in when a draw would have been a sufficient enough result to make sure that we would survuve relegation.
Here is the match card:
Total: Brewood 4-2 Halesowen B
Board 1: Derek Laight (157) 0-1 Dustin Bowcott (147)
Board 2: Paul Wright (149) ½ - ½ Andy Ambrose (140)
Board 3: Mark Keady (146) 1-0 Jon A Asbury (130)
Board 4: Roger Grainger (127) ...Read Full Post »
|Posted on December 26, 2017 at 6:20 PM||comments (0)|
Shropshire Rapid Play League update
Here is an update of the results and individual match cards so far this season in the Shropshire Rapid Play Chess League 2017-2018 Division Two season.
After one match night the overall record of the team is Played 3 matches, Won 1, Drew 1, Lost 1, Points 3.
Match night 1 - Wednesday 18th October 2017 at Wellington Chess ClubRead Full Post »
|Posted on December 26, 2017 at 6:05 PM||comments (0)|
Internal Club Championship update
Here are the results of the club championship so far this season. All of the results so far this season have been submitted to the ECF for ECF Grading purposes and should appear in the January 2018 grading list.
Derek Laight 1-0 David Buckley
Roger Grainger ½ - ½ Mike Jarocki
Mike Jarocki 1-0 David BuckleyRead Full Post »
|Posted on December 26, 2017 at 5:30 PM||comments (0)|
Brewood Chess Circle entered into three different cup competitions so far this season. It is fair to say that we have faired better in some of the cup competitions than others.
Quarter-Final - Monday 6th November 2017 - West Bromwich 8 - 2¼ Brewood
The less said about this the better, but it was an honest mistake to enter the competition. The team were draw...Read Full Post »
|Posted on December 26, 2017 at 4:55 PM||comments (0)|
Wolverhampton Chess League update
Here is an update of the results and individual match cards so far this season in the Wolverhampton Chess League 2017-2018 Division Two season.
Overall there is a record of Played 2 matches, Won 1, Drew 0, Lost 1, Points 2.
Wednesday 11th October 2017 - Stourbridge B 4½ - 1½ Brewood
John Foxall (137) ½ - ½ Mark K...Read Full Post »
|Posted on December 26, 2017 at 4:40 PM||comments (0)|
Cannock Chess League update
Here is an update of the results and individual match cards so far this season in the Cannock Chess League 2017-2018 Division Two season.
Overall there is a record of Played 5 matches, Won 3, Drew 1, Lost 1, For 11½ Against 8½ Points 10.
Tuesday 17th October 2017: Rugeley 2-2 Brewood
Mike Page (115) 1-0 David Blower (11...Read Full Post »
|Posted on September 24, 2017 at 10:00 AM||comments (0)|
The Cannock Chess League 2017-2018 Division Two season sees Brewood compete in a league with six teams, including ourselves. Home and away fixtures have been agreed so that each team has a total of ten fixtures. The other teams in the league are Lichfield, Rugeley, Rushall, Tamworth and Wolverhampton.
In October the team play three fixtures. The first match is an away match against Rugeley on Tuesday 17th October 2017. The month continues with ...Read Full Post »