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About Our Club: AGM Details 2017
AGM Table summary 2017
held Thurs 04 May 2017 at West End Working mens Club were as follows:

Club subscriptions

  Proposal passed : Club subscriptions (reduced for third consecutive year) 30
    Full member 30 Junior member 10 Casual member 15/Full Time Education


inclusive of ECF Bronze membership.

Optional ECF Bronze membership.

Optional of ECF Bronze membership.

More for those who prefer to play social chess rather than competitive league chess


Trophies awarded and presented :



W.N.Boydon Trophy :- Awarded to Frank Wood. by Michael Oakes, 9 WDCL points 

Les Hesbrook Trophy :- Awarded to Frank Wood by Michael Oakes, 75%



The Millennium Cup (minimum 10 games to qualify) : - Awarded to Parminder Sanghera for achieving the best percentage (63.33%) in matches played for the club in all leagues.


  The Bert Priest Trophy :- Awarded to Michael Oakes


Merit Cup : - Awarded to Frank Wood for playing 27 games, the most games for the club,



Club Championship Trophy:

  Winter Rapidplay Champion :

Runner up :

Spring Quickplay : no competition






Committee Representatives  

Nominated and elected as follows:

The Officers appointed at the AGM
Chair Frank Wood
Hon Secretary Michael Oakes
Fixtures Secretary Phil Bull with support.  see Contacts section
Hon Treasurer Peter Tudor
Tournament Secretary Geoff Rosser
Webmaster and e Publicity Paul Walters
Publicity Officer Vacant
Records Secretary Paul Walters
Wolverhampton WDCL A (Div 1) Frank Wood
Wolverhampton WDCL B (Div 4) Gordon Sands
Birmingham BDCL (Div 1) Jon Hunt
Dudley DDCL (Div 2) Gordon Sands
Cannock CDCL (Div 3) Gordon Sands
Jackson Cup Captain (U140) - no team
Pittaway Cup  Rob Marshall
Humphreys Cup(U130) : Gordon Sands
Webmaster Paul Walters


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