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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 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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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 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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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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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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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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Brewood 0.5 - 3.5 Lichfield - the match report

Posted on March 3, 2013 at 6:45 PM Comments comments (0)

In the end David Short did not turn up to Brewood.  Maybe next time! 


It turned out to be a defeat for Brewood and the board reports follow below but first here is the matchcard: 


Board 1:  David Blower (95) 0-1 David W Fone (135)

Board 2:  Paul Wright (95) ½ - ½ John E Fryer 108

Board 3:  Mark Binfield (Ungraded) 0-1 Charles LC Brown (110)

Board 4:  Daniel Binfield (Ungraded) 0-1 Roy K Smit...

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Brewood v Lichfield - Cannock League Division 3 - match preview

Posted on February 25, 2013 at 8:05 PM Comments comments (0)

I couldn't get the match preview done without some sort of mention about Lichfields cathedial.  Having once been to it, it is very nice, and you should try and visit it, if you have not done so.  However less well known is Lichfields chess club, but it is certainly one of the most successful in the region, and perhaps also in the country. 

David Short is one of the players in this club.  A match preview of a Lichfield chess match also was going to be imp...

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