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Brewood narrowly lose against Kidderminster - Kidderminster 3.5 - 2.5 Brewood A

Posted on June 8, 2015 at 3:10 PM Comments comments (0)

On Wednesday 16th October 2013 the Brewood A team travelled and then played against Kidderminster away in the Wolverhampton Chess League 2013-2014 division 2 match.  Here is the match card: 


Board 1:  John P Wrench (166) 1-0 Derek Laight 158

Board 2:  John F Varilone (144) ½ - ½ Roger Grainger (127)

Board 3:  Mark Riley (142) 0-1 Mike Jarocki 118

Board 4:  David Close (142) 1-0 Andrew Lenz (Ungraded)

B...

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All other AGM matters

Posted on May 13, 2015 at 8:05 PM Comments comments (0)

These articles were originally written by Andrew Davies for the club's May 2015 newsletter, which was given to club members who attended the club on Tuesday 12th May 2015. 


They are reproduced here on the club's own website so that members who did not attend the club on that date can have knowledge about the discussion points and form an opinion on them ahead of the club's AGM on Tuesday 19th May 2015, starting at 7:30pm, at the club. 

 

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Brewood miss John Fenby at Rushall - Rushall A 5.5 - 0.5 Brewood A

Posted on February 17, 2015 at 8:45 PM Comments comments (0)

On Monday 16th February 2015 the Brewood A team travelled to Rushall in the Wolverhampton Chess League 2014-2015 division 2 season to play against the Rushall A team.  The result was a heavy defeat with the captain John Fenby absent.  The result still leaves a possibility of relegation.  The match report from Roger Grainger follows shortly but first here is the matchcard: 


Board 1:  Richard D Westwood (193) 1-0 Derek Laight (161)

Board 2: ...

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Wolverhampton Chess League - Halesowen B 2.5 - 3.5 Brewood A

Posted on January 21, 2015 at 3:45 PM Comments comments (0)

The Brewood A team continued the Wolverhampton Chess League 2014-2015 division 2 season away to Halesowen B on Tuesday 13th January 2015.  Looking to get a win against the team bottom of the division the team travelled to Halesowen looking to make up for a gutting last gasp defeat to the same club's A team earlier on in the season.  First here is the matchcard: 




Board 1:  Andy Ambrose (147) ½ - ½ Derek Laight (163)

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Last gasp Halesowen A win in thrilling finish - Brewood A 2.5 - 3.5 Halesowen A

Posted on December 9, 2014 at 1:05 AM Comments comments (0)

On Tuesday 25th November 2014 Brewood A hosted Halesowen A in Brewood's 2nd match of the season in the Wolverhampton & District Chess League 2014-2015 division 2 season.  This match report will not really do justice to the drama of the evening but I will try my best.  Halesowen A won as the title suggests right at the very last moments.  But first here is the match card: 


Board 1:  Derek Laight (163) 0-1 Stewart K Fishburne (193)

Boar...

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The fixtures are out

Posted on July 2, 2014 at 8:15 PM Comments comments (0)

The Wolverhampton Chess League fixtures are out for the 2014-2015 season, subject to final confirmation from the Wolverhampton Chess League.  

 

These fixtures cover both the A team in the Wolverhampton Chess League division 2, and also the B team in the Wolverhampton Chess League division 3.  The date of our Humphreys Trophy fixture a 1st round and also a quarter final fixture away to Wolverhampton has also been agreed.  The full details of everything will fol...

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Roger Grainger - undefeated

Posted on March 24, 2014 at 1:00 PM Comments comments (0)

The website also needs to report that another member of the club's A team, Roger Grainger has also gone the 2013-2014 season undefeated for the Brewood A team in the Wolverhampton Chess League division 2.  Congulations to him from the club.  He played 6 matches this season, winning 2 and drawing 4. 

 

The reaction to this news from Roger Grainger himself follows below, alongside a brief review of the statistics.  In the list of results below, the team and...

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Stephen Micklewright - undefeated

Posted on March 24, 2014 at 2:45 AM Comments comments (0)

Congulations from Brewood Chess Circle to one of our club members Stephen Micklewright, who played for the Brewood A team this season in the Wolverhampton Chess League Division 2.  As the blog title suggests he was undefeated for the Brewood A team for the entire season.  This is a tremendous acheivement so well done Stephen Micklewright. 

 

Reaction from some of the other club colleagues follows below alongside a brief review of the statistics.  In the l...

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Brewood A team survive relegation

Posted on February 25, 2014 at 11:55 AM Comments comments (0)

The website can confirm after the St. George's B team lost at home to the Mercia A team on Monday 24th February, that the Brewood A team have mathematically survived relegation in the Wolverhampton Chess League Division 2.  The Brewood A team already have 7 points from 8 games, with a record of won 3, drew 1, lost 4, with a board count of 25½. 

 

With each team in the league playing a total of 9 fixtures, the Brewood A team now have one fixture left, away to B...

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2013 review of the year - part 2

Posted on February 16, 2014 at 10:25 PM Comments comments (0)

The website continues the review of 2013 for the club.

 

The Dudley League Trophy is lifted

 

The Dudley League team also had its fair share of drama as like the B team the last board in the last match of the season had something on it.  This time it was to decide a league title.  The Dudley League teams aim was to give experience to new members of the club especially junior players.  It was also to give the other playe...

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