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News

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. 


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Cup news for Chase Trophy and Humphrey's Trophy

Posted on August 22, 2018 at 11:35 AM Comments comments (1)

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...

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Cannock Chess League team start against Boldmere St. Michael's

Posted on August 22, 2018 at 8:55 AM Comments 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...

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Brewood face first test against newly promoted Warley Quinborne

Posted on August 22, 2018 at 8:25 AM Comments 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...

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Chess social event at The Crown Joule's pub in Codsall

Posted on August 14, 2018 at 8:55 PM Comments comments (0)

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...

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Chess event at The Boat Inn pub in Penkridge

Posted on July 3, 2018 at 9:15 PM Comments 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.  ...

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Brewood Chess Circle 2018 Summer Tournaments

Posted on May 9, 2018 at 7:50 PM Comments 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 ...

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Brewood Chess Circle 2018 AGM

Posted on April 3, 2018 at 10:45 AM Comments 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

Wharf Lane

Brewood

Staffordshire

ST19 9BG


Everyone at the club is invited to attend the AGM. 


The agenda


In order for everyone to know what is likely to be discussed at the AGM here i...

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Brewood A team are staying up! Brewood A team are going up?

Posted on March 28, 2018 at 10:05 AM Comments 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...

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Shropshire Rapid Play League update

Posted on December 26, 2017 at 6:20 PM Comments 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 Club

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Brewood Chess Circle - Internal Club Championship update

Posted on December 26, 2017 at 6:05 PM Comments 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. 


Group A:


Derek Laight 1-0 David Buckley

Roger Grainger ½ - ½ Mike Jarocki


Mike Jarocki 1-0 David Buckley

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