Welcome to our Wolverhampton
Chess club website. Visitors can find out more
about our club here and those who are already
members will also find this site and its various
sections very useful.
Wolverhampton Chess Club provides
opportunities to playing chess socially and or
competitively. The club runs teams in the
Birmingham, Cannock and Wolverhampton
leagues. Please see Contacts page, email or call.
Our Club Secretary is now Michael Oakes. Please
don't hesitate to contact us via our contacts page
or visit the club for further information or chat.
The Chess Club meets at 7.30 -
10.30pm on Thursdays at Wolverhampton
West End Working Men's Club, 71-73 Merridale
Street West, Wolverhampton, WV3 ORW. All are
Attention Chess Players
Wolverhampton and District Chess League Blitz
Tournament May 2nd 2019
To Start Celebrating the leagues 75th
Anniversary in 2020 all WDCL Clubs are invited to
participate in our first ever FIDE Rated Blitz
are running a FIDE rated Blitz Tournament on Thursday
May 2nd at the venue of Wolverhampton Chess
Club; Wolverhampton West End WMC, 71-73 Merridale
Street West, Wolverhampton, WV3 0RW, starting at
The tournament is for WDCL member clubs and will be
for teams of 4 players per side.
Time control will be 5mins per game with 5 Secs per
move increment. Five Rounds will be played on the
night, this may be altered depending on numbers of
entries. Clubs can enter as many teams as they choose.
The tournament will be an open tournament, all play
all with no grading limit or handicap system.
Tournament will be run by International Arbiter Matt
Entry Fee is £2 per team.
Entries to David Fone WDCL Secretary, by email please.
Please let me know asap if you will or will not
Closing date for entries is Friday 26th April.
Any Wolverhampton Chess Club
players that would like to play in this tournament
contact our Club Secretary Michael Oakes.
News of Success
WDCL Div 3/B team Promoted: 07/02/2019 Congratulations
and well done to our Wolverhampton B
team/WDCL Div 3 team promoted to Div 2 after
beating Walsall Kipping C 4.5 - 0.5
Congratulations and well done to Captain
Gordon Sands and all players: Rajeev
Raghavan, Geoff Rosser, John Lee,
Gordon Sands, Chris Cox, Eddie Badger,
John Dugmore, Michael Oakes.
progress to the Final of WDCL Humphrey's Cup after
beating Rushall Away 1 - 3 with wins from J Lee, G
Rosser and C Cox 28/01/2019.