Attention all members:
AGM NEWS 5th May 2016:
Trophy Winners, New Captains, more details lower subs and a new club Sec Michael Oakes. Welcome and congratulations to all who've been elected for 2016/17
Special gratitude and thanks to Barry Lewis who is retiring as club sec after an amazing and commdable 33 years dedicated service to Wolverhampton Chess Club;
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)7/04/2016 We had already gained
promotion and a draw against Boldmere
would clinch the Div 2 Championship
title. Gordon's draw and wins from
Frank Wood, Peter Pearson Jones and
Jonathan Hunt in the last WDCL A match of
the season as well as many fine team wins
and draws this season secured the
2015/16 Winter Season
DDCL Div 1 team withdrawn.
WDCL Div 2 team win 3 out of 3. We
narrowly lose round 1 Pittaway against
Lichfield be we draw in CDCL
WDCL Rock Cup final: Robert
Marshall (B) drew with Andrew McCumiskey
(W) at Rushall 13th April. Colours were
reversed for the 01/05/2015 rematch.
Congratulations to Robert Marshall on
winning the rematch and Rock Cup for
WDCL Bidgood Cup final: Mike
Groombridge (W) 1 Lewis Clarke (B)
0. Well done Lewis Clarke on
progressing to the final.
National Club Championships:
11th and 12th April at Holiday Inn
near Birmingham Airport.
Wolverhampton drew against GLCC and Warley
Quinborne in the first two rounds.
Well done all.
Also refer to club blog for match reports
and special features and new match and
History section expands with
content tributes : Bert
Preist, W N Boydon, Mark Duffy, P S
Walkins and Cooke family sections added
Thank you to Keith Bate and all
WSL Div 3: Our WSL B in
Div 3 beat Rushall B 0.5 - 3.5 02/06/2014
and achieve a solid draw against Bushbury
in match 2.
WSL Div 2: An impressive
0 - 4 win at Rugeley.
Well done all. full results
in WSL section.
Walrus 2014 15/05/2014 :
Wolverhampton win Walrus and deprive
Walsall Kipping of an hat trick at
Wolverhampton. In an historical repeat of
2011 Paul Walters is the last board
playing and the board result is decisive.
A loss would of a resulted in a Rushall
victory. Wolverhampton were outhr aded on
some boards and had the lowest combined
grade total. Wins against higher grades
for Barry Lewis, Steve Wilson, Paul
Walters and solid draws for Lewis Clarke,
Peter Griffith and solid draws from Peter
Jones, Dave Wightman and Peter Griffith
equalled last year's winning score and
elevated Wolverhampton just 0.5 points
above 2nd place Rushall. Well done all and
thank you to to all teams and players for
making it an exciting and memorable night
of chess battles. full scores in
BDSL (rapidplay) and WSL Summer
(standard) leagues in progress.
Wolverhampton's begin their BDSL season
playing Bushbury 07/05/2014 and win 2 - 6.
BDSL club fixtures and a new WSL 2014
section including fixtures, full scores,
tables and more are on this site All WSL
and club fixtures and BDSL club fixtures
on this site.
Congratulations and well done to all.
Wolverhampton win WDCL Pittaway Cup and
Rock Cup Blog (Dave Wightman)
and retains the CDCL Robert Ward Memorial
Trophy Blog. Wolverhampton
also are DDCL Div 2 Champions 2013/14.
BDCL Div 2 : Top of the league Solihull A
are held to a draw and thus Wolverhampton
will play a 4 way play off Tues 06 May
2014. Best of luck to all.
WDCL Trophy Success : Pittaway
and Rock Cup, the second WDCL Trophy in
2 weeks for Wolverhampton!: See
New Trophy section
Staffordshire Congress Success
2014 12 & 13 April 2014 at
Bloxwich Leisure Centre. Congratulations
to Staffordshire Congress participants,
particularly to Jonathan Hunt on winning
the Major U160 and Thomas Sygnowski on
jointly winning the Open. Gordon Sands
also played well in the Minor. Well done
Wolverhampton Chess Club
entrants at this years county congress.
Phil Bull, Jonathan Hunt, Peter Pearson
Jones, Geoff Rosser, Gordon Sands.
A New Club Champion
: Phil Bull becomes
Wolverhampton Chess Club Champion after
beating Dave Wightman after initially
drawing match 1. Congratulations and to
Dave Wightman on being a worthy finalist
and great forner Club Champion.
A week of tremendous success as
the WDCL season ends for Wolverhampton:
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