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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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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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Wolverhampton Chess League update

Posted on December 26, 2017 at 4:55 PM Comments 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...

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Brewood A team fixtures confirmed

Posted on September 24, 2017 at 9:35 AM Comments comments (0)

The Wolverhampton Chess League 2017-2018 Division Two fixture against Kidderminster A away originally scheduled for Wednesday 27th September 2017 has now being rearranged and confirmed for Wednesday 15th November 2017. 

All the other fixtures remain unchanged.  This means that Brewood will now start the season away against Stourbridge B on Wednesday 11th October 2017. 

The final fixture before Christmas sees Brewood travel to Lichfield C on...

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Brewood A team fixture list

Posted on September 21, 2017 at 6:00 PM Comments comments (0)

The full fixture list for the Brewood A team for the Wolverhampton & District Chess League 2017-2018 Division Two season is as follows:  (Fixtures are always on Tuesday at home, the day of the week for an away match is always stated.) 



11/10 Stourbridge B - Away (Wednesday)


14/12 Lichfield C - Away (Thursday)



9/1 Rushall A - Home

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The Brewood A team win against Lichfield C and stay up

Posted on April 5, 2017 at 7:15 PM Comments comments (0)

On Tuesday 4th April 2017 the Brewood A team played at home against Lichfield C in the final match for both clubs in the Wolverhampton Chess League 2016-2017 Division 2 season.  Coming into the match it was a winner-takes-all final shootout match of the season.  At the end of the match one of the two teams would get relegated, the other one would stay up. 

There had been earlier on in the season the possibility of a playoff involving two of any three t...

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Brewood suffer power failure at Rugeley

Posted on March 29, 2017 at 10:35 PM Comments comments (0)

Apologies for the awful headline.  The Brewood A team played away against Rugeley in their penultimate match of the season in the Wolverhampton Chess League 2016-2017 Division 2 season on Tuesday 28th March 2017.  The match report follows but first here is the match card: 

Board 1:  William Hulley (150) ½ - ½ Derek Laight (155)

Board 2:  Matthew Carr 128 0-1 Mark Keady (142)

Board 3:  Patrick Waller (1...

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Brewood lose playoff on tiebreaking elimination rule

Posted on May 11, 2016 at 7:15 PM Comments comments (0)

A very eventful evening at Bushbury happened, with Brewood A and Lichfield B drawing 3-3.  With Brewood A winning on boards 1 and 6, Lichfield B winning on boards 2 and 5 and draws on boards 3 and 4, it meant that the result after board count was 7-7. 

Eliminating the bottom board one by one, meant that the result of board 6 was taken off first which was a win for Brewood.  Therefore the score after the bottom board was eliminated was Brewood A 2-3 Lichfield ...

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Brewood A team chasing division 1 dream

Posted on February 16, 2016 at 10:25 AM Comments comments (0)

Wolverhampton A, Mercia A, Rushall A, Lichfield B and Boldmere St. Michael's chess club are all involved alongside the Brewood A team in a six way battle for the two promotion spots out of division 2 of the Wolverhampton Chess League. 

Should Brewood gain promotion it would mean that the chess club would be playing in division one of the Wolverhampton Chess League for the first time ever in the club's history. 

Roger Grainger commented: 

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Brewood A team retain unbeaten record - Brewood A 3.5 - 2.5 Lichfield B

Posted on November 25, 2015 at 1:40 AM Comments comments (0)

Another good win for the Brewood A team moves us up to second place in the league, albeit having played a game extra than Wolverhampton A.  Here is the match card: 

Board 1:  Derek Laight (166) 1-0 Terence Nabbs (154)

Board 2:  Mark Keady (151) 0-1 Gary Haime 138

Board 3:  Paul Wright (133) ½ - ½ Gary Monks (137)

Board 4:  John Fenby (129) ½ - ½ David W Fone (130)

Board 5:  ...

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