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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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Cannock Chess League update

Posted on December 26, 2017 at 4:40 PM Comments comments (0)

Cannock Chess League update

Here is an update of the results and individual match cards so far this season in the Cannock Chess League 2017-2018 Division Two season. 

Overall there is a record of Played 5 matches, Won 3, Drew 1, Lost 1, For 11½  Against 8½  Points 10.  

Tuesday 17th October 2017:  Rugeley 2-2 Brewood

Mike Page (115) 1-0 David Blower (11...

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Cannock Chess League fixtures confirmed

Posted on September 24, 2017 at 10:00 AM Comments comments (0)

The Cannock Chess League 2017-2018 Division Two season sees Brewood compete in a league with six teams, including ourselves.  Home and away fixtures have been agreed so that each team has a total of ten fixtures.  The other teams in the league are Lichfield, Rugeley, Rushall, Tamworth and Wolverhampton. 

In October the team play three fixtures.  The first match is an away match against Rugeley on Tuesday 17th October 2017.  The month continues with ...

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Cannock Chess League fixtures confirmed

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

The full fixture list for the Cannock Chess League team for the Cannock & 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.)



17/10 Rugeley - Away (Tuesday)

24/10 Tamworth - Home

31/10 Rushall - Home


14/11 Wolverhampton - Home

23/11 Lichfield - Away (Thursday)

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Cannock Chess League introduce fourth division

Posted on May 10, 2016 at 5:40 PM Comments comments (0)

Andrew Davies and David Blower attended the Cannock Chess League 2016 AGM on behalf of the club on Tuesday 10th May 2016.  With most of the stuff being routine for AGMs the proposed changes to the grading limits was always going to take up a bit of the evening, as it is an important issue. 

The vote for the proposed changes to the grading limits of the league did not go the way that the Brewood Chess Circle committee were expecting.  The AGM ...

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Cannock League - Brewood win away at Lichfield 3-1!

Posted on February 5, 2016 at 10:35 AM Comments comments (0)

Brewood's Cannock League success continued recently when we played away at Lichfield. There was a lot of pressure on us to win, because as it turned out, we outgraded our opponents by quite a lot!

The match card was as follows:

Paul Wright (130) vs. Arthur Hall (101) - 1-0

Fred Biles (87) vs. Andy Lenz (118) - 1-0

Stephen Bird (99) vs. Roy Smith (72) - 1-0

Brian Jones (60) vs. Peter Crozet (97) - 0-...

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Brewood at home against Tamworth in Cannock Chess League Chase Trophy Final

Posted on February 1, 2016 at 11:25 PM Comments comments (0)

Having won in the Quarter-Final against Lichfield at home, and then having got through on a tiebreaking method after a drawn match against Sutton Coldfield away in the semi-final, Brewood will now contest the final against Tamworth Chess Club on a date yet to be arranged.  The match is at home and the club committee are in discussions with Tamworth about a date for the match. 

David Blower gave this reaction:  "We know that Tamworth are tough opponents hav...

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Brewood into semi-finals of Chase Trophy after thrilling last gasp win over Lichfield

Posted on October 19, 2015 at 10:50 AM Comments comments (0)

Brewood managed a nerve-jangling, last gasp victory over Lichfield to clinch a place in the semi-final of the Chase Trophy, in dramatic style.  The final and deciding game of the evening saw a large crowd of spectators gather round board two, as Mark Keady settled the game in Brewood's favour, with what was more like a blitz finish, rather than a quick play finish, after a long evening. 


This had followed an earlier “touch move” inci...

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Brewood Win Their First Home Match of the 2015/6 Season!

Posted on September 9, 2015 at 11:10 AM Comments comments (0)

Brewood's first home match this season was a Division 3 Cannock Chess League match against Boldmere St. Michael's, who we would like to thank for a very enjoyable match. The time control was 30 moves in 1 hour, and then back 20 minutes. The match card was as follows:

Board 1: Mark Keady (151) 1-0 Arthur F Kent (130)

Board 2: Paul Wright (133) ½ - ½ Alexander (Sandy) DS Wilson (129)

Board 3: Daniel Binfield (81) ½ - ½ Stuart...

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Brewood wins Cannock League Div. 3 Match in Wolverhampton!

Posted on June 5, 2015 at 4:20 PM Comments comments (0)

Brewood Chess Circle played a Cannock Chess League Division 3 fixture away to Wolverhampton Chess Club on Thursday 14th May 2015.

All players were present and accounted for, so no boards were defaulted.

The time controls for the game were 30 moves in 60 minutes, then back 20 minutes.

Here is the match card:

Board 1: Paul Wright (126) 1-0 Barry Lewis (84)

Board 2: M. Rutter (UG) 1-0 Paul Guest (111)

Board 3: An...

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