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AGM matters - Alternatives to the Dudley Chess League division 3 team

Posted on May 13, 2015 at 3:10 PM Comments comments (0)

This article was 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. 

It is 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 work that the committee has done in deciding what leagues the club can enter in next season ahead of the club's AGM on Tuesday 19th May 2015, starting at 7:30pm, at the ...

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Brewood Chess Circle Summer 2015 activity at the club

Posted on May 6, 2015 at 3:00 PM Comments comments (0)

With no Wolverhampton Chess Summer League this year, there are still plenty of club activities that are going on during the summer as the club celebrates its 35th birthday. 

The first thing is a continuation of the Winter League fixtures as a rearranged match in the Cannock Chess League 2014-2015 division 3, away against Wolverhampton takes place.  The match was originally seheduled on Thursday 16th April 2015, and has now being rearranged for Th...

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Cannock Chess League - Brewood 1-3 Sutton Coldfield

Posted on December 4, 2014 at 12:25 AM Comments comments (0)

On Tuesday 21st October 2014 Brewood hosted Sutton Coldfield in the Cannock Chess League 2014-2015 division 3 season, the third match of the Cannock Chess League season.  Here is the matchcard: 

Board 1:  Roger Grainger (131) 0-1 Nigel Byrne (149)

Board 2:  David Blower (109) 0-1 Marek Biernacki (112)

Board 3:  Andrew Davies (109) 0-1 Robert Marks (UG)

Board 4:  Peter Crozet (106) 1-0 Des J Green (50)

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Cannock Chess League - Brewood 2-2 Lichfield A

Posted on October 14, 2014 at 11:45 AM Comments comments (0)

On Tuesday 9th September 2014 Brewood played the 2nd match of the Cannock Chess League 2014-2015 division 3 season at home against Lichfield A.  Team captain Mark Binfield has supplied the website with the match report.  Here is the match card: 

Board 1:  Mark Keady (154) ½ - ½ David W Fone (130)

Board 2:  John Fenby 128 ½ - ½ Bernard Baptiste (Ungraded)

Board 3:  Mark Binfield (106) 1-0 Stuart Smitton ...

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Boldmere 2.5 - 1.5 Brewood - match report

Posted on September 9, 2014 at 11:10 AM Comments comments (0)

On Wednesday 3rd September 2014 Brewood travelled to Boldmere St. Michaels a chess club from near Birmingham to play the first match of the season away in the 2014-2015 Cannock Chess League division 3.  Mark Binfield was the captain and has provided a match report of the evening.  First of all here is the matchcard: 

Board 1:  Arthur F Kent 128 1-0 Mark Keady (154)

Board 2:  Gordon Barron (125) 1-0 Peter Crozet (106)

Board 3:  Graha...

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The Brewood Chess Circle 2014-2015 fixtures are out - part 2

Posted on August 17, 2014 at 7:25 PM Comments comments (0)

The fixtures meetings were some time ago, but the website webmaster has finally recovered from a busy schedule of work, and a holiday to Scotland. You do not get these web delays at professional football clubs!  Here is the report on the fixtures for the Cannock Chess League and Dudley Chess League teams fixtures for the 2014-2015 season. 

Mark Binfield is the captain of the Cannock League team and has a hectic start whilst I [David Blower] have a more relaxi...

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Brewood turn up at Sutton Coldfield!

Posted on May 19, 2014 at 10:35 PM Comments comments (0)

On Monday 4th November 2013 Brewood continued their Cannock Chess League 2013-2014 division 3 season with their 3rd match of the season, away to Sutton Coldfield.  The team eventually won 2½ - 1½ on an evening that started late, and finished late, but first here is the match card: 


Board 1:  Nigel Byrne (153) ½ - ½ John Fenby (124)

Board 2:  Noel A Brown (Ungraded) 0-1 Mark Keady (Ungraded)

Board 3:  Marek Biernacki ...

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Brewood 3-1 Lichfield B - Cannock Chess League

Posted on April 22, 2014 at 8:35 PM Comments comments (0)

On Tuesday 22nd October 2013, Brewood played Lichfield B in the Cannock Chess League 2013-2014 division 3 season.  After the 2-2 draw against Wolverhampton, Brewood's 2nd match of the Cannock League season produced a fine 3-1 win against a very good Lichfield B side. 

Mark Keady, Paul Wright and Daniel Binfield should enjoy themselves whilst reading this match report.  The board match reports follow below, but first here is the matchcard: 

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John Fenby makes the Robert Ward plate section final

Posted on March 24, 2014 at 3:25 PM Comments comments (0)

John Fenby has reached the final of the plate section of the Robert Ward trophy that is a knockout competition run by the Cannock Chess League.  He will play Peter Oliver from Tamworth Chess club in the final, at Brewood tomorrow night (on Tuesday 25th March 2014.)  Congulations to John Fenby from the club. 


Originally he played and lost to Frank Wood from Wolverhampton Chess Club to be transferred into the plate section of the Robert Ward trophy.  In t...

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Cannock League season starts with a draw - Brewood 2 Wolverhampton 2

Posted on November 21, 2013 at 3:30 PM Comments comments (0)

Board 1:  Mark Keady (UG) 0-1 Geoff Rosser (115)

Board 2:  Paul Wright (101) 1-0 Gordon Sands (120)

Board 3:  David Blower (96) 1-0 Barry Lewis (106)

Board 4:  Daniel Binfield (64) 0-1 Lewis Clarke (105)


Total:  Brewood 2-2 Wolverhampton


Although it was some time ago now, Brewood started off their Cannock League season with a 2-2 draw on Tuesday 1st October.  Here is the full match report, as wins on the 2 m...

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