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 April 8, 2020 at 12:35 AM||comments (0)|
Like everywhere else in the UK at the moment, Brewood Chess Circle is closed until further notice as the UK government try and deal with the Coron Virus situation. Let me use this update to wish everyone well at this difficult time. The club will reopen as soon as possible but in the meantime it is continuing online, on two different websites.
The club continues on http://www.chess.com at the fol...Read Full Post »
|Posted on May 22, 2019 at 10:25 AM||comments (0)|
|Posted on May 9, 2019 at 10:15 AM||comments (0)|
The Brewood Chess Circle 2019 AGM will take place at the club on Tuesday 21st May 2019 at 8:00pm. Since last year's AGM the address of the club has moved and here is our new address:
Brewood Chess Circle
The Royal British Legion Club
All members of the club are invited to attend the AGM as well as any parents of a junior member of the club.
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|Posted on April 10, 2019 at 1:00 AM||comments (0)|
After many years at St. Mary's (RC) Church Hall in Wharf Lane in Brewood the club committee have decided the time is right to move the chess club to the Royal British Legion in Shop Lane in Brewood.
In truth the club committee had no choice but to move venue because of the finances of the chess club. Brewood Chess Circle, like every chess club in the country, doesn't own the building that it plays in, and as such is always going to be subject to external fa...Read Full Post »
|Posted on August 22, 2018 at 11:35 AM||comments (0)|
Brewood have been drawn to play away against Rugeley in the Semi-Finals of the Chase Trophy which is a cup competition run by the Cannock Chess League. The match will take place on Tuesday 11th September 2018. Last season of course Brewood won the trophy after whitewashing Sutton Coldfield in the final 4-0.
Brewood have also been drawn to play at home against Rushall in the Quarter-Finals of the Humphrey's Trophy, which is run by the Wolverhampton Ch...Read Full Post »
|Posted on August 22, 2018 at 8:55 AM||comments (0)|
The Cannock Chess League team face a long wait before starting the Cannock Chess League 2018-2019 Division Two season away to Boldmere St. Michael's Chess Club on Wednesday 7th November 2018. Last season Boldmere St. Michael's were not in the Cannock Chess League but Brewood will be looking for a good start as they seek to claim a maiden Cannock Chess League title.
The first home match of the campaign is at home to Tamworth on Tuesday 27th November 2018. L...Read Full Post »
|Posted on August 22, 2018 at 8:25 AM||comments (0)|
Brewood face newly promoted Warley Quinborne in their first match of the Wolverhampton Chess League 2018-2019 Division Two season on Tuesday 25th September 2018. Last season Warley Quinborne were champions of division three with only one defeat in twelve games and with a large squad to choose from look sure to give Brewood a tough test in their opening match.
Brewood have a second home game against Boldmere St. Michael's Chess Club on Tuesday 9...Read Full Post »
|Posted on August 14, 2018 at 8:55 PM||comments (2)|
Following the successful social chess event held at The Boat Inn pub in Penkridge on Tuesday 17th July Brewood Chess Circle are delighted to announce that we have agreed another venue for another social chess event which this time will be held in Codsall on Tuesday 28th August from 7:30pm-10:30pm this time at The Crown Joule's pub in Codsall.
If you are reading this article having seen one of the many posters in Codsall than first of all please let me welcome you to t...Read Full Post »
|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 (5)|
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 »