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Digital Rapid Play tournament - the rules

Posted on September 9, 2015 at 10:15 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, with some slight alterations made to the article by David Blower to bring it up-to-date so that the article is still relevant in September 2015.  The rules of the ECF graded rapid play club championship tournament which will use Fis...

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Brewood Chess Circle ECF graded rapid play club championship

Posted on September 9, 2015 at 9:40 PM Comments comments (0)

Andrew Davies wrote this article for the club's website on Tuesday 1st September 2015 which he sent to me via an email.  It is reproduced on the website to give some publicity to the club's ECF graded rapid play internal club championship.  The article below by Andrew Davies is in italics purely to make it easier to read.  Some quotes from members of the chess club follow below. 


The tournament will run between September and April.  It is be...

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The rapid play club championship - how it was created

Posted on September 9, 2015 at 7:10 PM Comments comments (0)

June 2014 - Rapid Play Club Championship - the first thoughts


In June 2014 the idea was suggested at a club committee meeting that there should be an ECF graded rapid play club championship.  The idea was met with approval by the committee, with the provisions that it would be structured in a way other than players being left to challenge each other as desired, and also that a grading officer would need to grade the tournament. 

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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 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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The Five Minute Quickplay Tournament

Posted on March 24, 2014 at 5:45 PM Comments comments (0)

After all the clubs external league activities attention now turns to the 5 minute quickplay tournament, in which each player has 5 minutes for all the moves. 

 

The tournament is held once per year.  It will take place tomorrow evening on Tuesday March 25th 2014 at 7:30pm at the club.  Please could any member wanting to take part be at the club on time in order that the competition can start promptly. 

 

All members ...

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The ECF Graded Internal Club Championship

Posted on May 21, 2013 at 6:25 PM Comments comments (0)

The internal club championship has continued thoughout the whole time of this season including when the club has had matches against other clubs in the external league competitions.  The website hasn't given as much detail about the internal club championship as it perhaps should, as the external league competitions have consumed the website. 


Perhaps this is understandable to an extent, it has been a season where 3 of the 4 teams had something to play for up unti...

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John Fenby wins 5 minute lightning tournament

Posted on December 13, 2012 at 9:20 PM Comments comments (0)

A competitive but fun evening of chess ended up with John Fenby winning the 5 minute lightning tournament, with a score of 7 out of 9.  Derek Laight and David Blower were close behind with a score of 6 out of 9.  Mistakes were made by everyone on the night as the usual time controls of a long match didn't apply. 



The Five Minute Quickplay Tournament

Posted on December 9, 2012 at 8:20 PM Comments comments (0)

After all the clubs external club v club activities and then hosting an open night which attracted two new members to the club, attention now turns to the 5 minute quickplay tournament, in which each player has 5 minutes for all the moves. 


The tournament is held once per year and it will take place this Tuesday.  All members present on the day can enter the tournament, and depending on how many turn up the tournament will be run either as a Swiss tournament, or a...

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