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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. 

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Andrew Davies 1960-2020 - Club members express sadness with the news of Andrew's death

Posted on December 14, 2020 at 8:45 PM

A number of current members and ex-members of the chess club have got in touch with the club to express their sadness at Andrew's death.  Andrew had being the club secretary since 1995, for 25 years.  

David Blower the club chairman said:  

"No chess club, however good its players are, can function without a club secretary.   I know Brewood Chess Circle is a very good chess club to go to, but only because we had a very good club se...

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Andrew Davies 1960-2020 Obituary

Posted on December 14, 2020 at 8:35 PM

Sadly I have to announce to you all the passing of one of Staffordshire Chess’s most loyal stalwarts – Andrew Davies.  


Andrew P. Davies was born in March 1960 at New Cross Hospital, which was one of the two main hospitals in Wolverhampton at the time.  He was the youngest of a family of six.  


For many years he suffered with his health and with physical problems and pain related to the debilita...

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Brewood Chess Circle continues online for now

Posted on April 8, 2020 at 12:35 AM

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 at the fol...

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Brewood Chess Circle help out Brewood Brownies

Posted on May 22, 2019 at 10:25 AM Comments comments (12)

Brewood Chess Circle have helped out Brewood Brownies by giving them the old chess cabinet that we had at the church hall.  With the move to The Royal British Legion and the storage space provided to us there, it meant that we simply did not need it. ...
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Brewood Chess Circle 2019 AGM

Posted on May 9, 2019 at 10:15 AM Comments 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

Shop Lane



ST19 9EB

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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Brewood Chess Circle makes its move - to the Royal British Legion

Posted on April 10, 2019 at 1:00 AM Comments 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...

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Cup news for Chase Trophy and Humphrey's Trophy

Posted on August 22, 2018 at 11:35 AM Comments 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...

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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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