Shropshire Chess
The Official Website of the Shropshire Chess Association (founded 1894)




5th-7th Jan 2018

6th Feb

v GM Keith Arkell

3rd Apr 2018
Social Chess

National Club Championships
at Telford
7th-8th Apr 2018

1st May 2018
Social Chess

5th June 2018
Social Chess

Find Your Local Chess Club
Interested in chess? Then whatever your standard you're sure to find a warm welcome amongst the regulars at one of our
Shropshire Chess Clubs

To all Shropshire Team Captains
Web Scorecard
Thanks to Graham Ives' impressive programming skills and system design,
this is our
fully automatic results and tables database.- Vinny Crean

Latest Local Newspaper Articles:
Newport strike to bag a rapid success
Read Toby Neal's Report on the county chess scene in the
Shropshire Star each Tuesday.

League Results Feed

Division 1 Rapidplay


Division 1

16-Mar-2018, Shrewsbury A v Telford A: 3 - 2
15-Mar-2018, Newport A v Wellington A: 4.5 - 0.5

  20-Mar-2018, Priorslee Lions B v Telford A: 3 - 1
19-Mar-2018, Telepost A v Shrewsbury A: 1 - 3
19-Mar-2018, Priorslee Lions B v Telepost A: 2 - 2
19-Mar-2018, Telford A v Shrewsbury A: 0 - 4
19-Mar-2018, Shrewsbury A v Priorslee Lions B: 3 - 1
19-Mar-2018, Telepost A v Telford A: 2 - 2
13-Mar-2018, Newport B v Telford B: 3 - 1
13-Mar-2018, Brewood A v Wellington A: 3 - 1
13-Mar-2018, Wellington A v Telford B: 2 - 2
13-Mar-2018, Newport B v Brewood A: 1.5 - 2.5
13-Mar-2018, Telford B v Brewood A: 1.5 - 2.5
13-Mar-2018, Wellington A v Newport B: 2.5 - 1.5

Division 2

08-Mar-2018, Newport B v Shrewsbury B: 1.5 - 3.5
08-Mar-2018, Priorslee Lions B v Newport Juniors: 2.5 - 2.5

Division 3

15-Mar-2018, Oswestry B v Telepost C: 2.5 - 1.5
15-Mar-2018, Telford B v Newport C: 3 - 1
National Club Championships
are to be held in Telford 7th-8th Apr 2018
Change of Chess Club Details

Church Stretton Chess Club new venue for 2018:-
The Bucks Head, 42, High Street, Church Stretton, SY6 6 BX.
Car park just above the CO-OP, no charge after 6pm
Tom Williamson email -

Link to Live Games
Courtesy of Shrewsbury Chess Club

Shropshire Minor Individual Championship.
Open to players up to grade 125 - Entries closed 30/09/2017
Details here:- Chris Lewis - controller
Shropshire Individual Championship.
7 round swiss played from October to June, one round per month. ( Nick Rutter - controller
Shrewsbury Town Championships 2017
Details here - Keith Tabner - controller
Summer Team Quickplay
Held on Sunday, June 11, at the Wrekin Housing Trust, Telford..
Details here - Toby Neal- controller

Summer KO Cup Team Competitions
Details here for the Cox Trophy
and the Minor Knockout Trophy
Keith Tabner - Controller  
Shropshire Chess Association AGM 4th July 2017
Summary of Rule Changes

Glyn Pugh - General Secretary

Shropshire Rapidplay League
Details and rules here - Chris Lewis - controller

Newport Summer Open Events
Details here - Chris Lewis - controller

Summer Team Quickplay 2013 - Report here

Unity Cup 2014 details here

Shropshire Chess Congress 2013
Results here - Report and picture gallery here - Anotated master game here
County Teams
Open Team - withdrawn
U140 Team - withdrawn
Current Grades
Here are the Shropshire Grades.
Shropshire Rapidplay Grades
and online grading database,
Nick Rutter - Grading Officer
ECF Direct Membership
To join click here
Membership list here
Daily Chess Puzzle
To solve just move the pieces on the board

2016-17 Role of Honour
Div 1 Champions = Newport A............ Runners Up = Telepost A.........
Div 2 Champions = Wellington A.......... Runners Up = Telford A........
Div 3 Champions = Priorslee Lions B......Runners Up = Wellington B......
Quickplay Winners =Newport...........Runners Up =Telepost...........
Cox Trophy Winners =Telepost A...Runners Up =Newport A........
Minor KO Winners = Telepost B.......Runners Up = Telford A......
The County Individual Champion - Nick Rutter
Shrewsbury Town Champion - Nigel Ferrington
2015-16 Role of Honour
Div 1 Champions = Newport A............ Runners Up = Telepost A.........
Div 2 Champions = Ludlow A............ Runners Up = Newport B........
Div 3 Champions = Telepost C.............Runners Up = Newport Jnrs......
Quickplay Winners =Telepost............Runners Up =Newport...........
Cox Trophy Winners =Telepost A...Runners Up =Newport A........
Minor KO Winners = Ludlow A...........Runners Up = Newport B......
The County Individual Champion - Nigel Ferrington
Shrewsbury Town Champion - Nigel Ferrington

County Teams
Division 1
Division 2
Division 3
Junior Chess

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Minor KO
Shrewsbury Town Championships
Shropshire Chess Club Sites
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