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


03/01/20 to 05/01/20
Shropshire Chess Congress

16/03/2020 Over the board chess suspended

4NCL online league
Every Tues until 30/06/2020

WMCA Blitz Events
Every Saturday

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:
Voting underway for Colin Roberts Memorial Trophy

Read Toby Neal's report on the county chess scene in the
Shropshire Star each Tuesday.

League Results Feed

Rapidplay Division 1


Division 1

05-Mar-2020, Newport A v Oswestry A: 3 - 2
03-Mar-2020, Telepost A v Shrewsbury B: 3 - 2
  09-Mar-2020, Newport A v Maddocks A: 3 - 1
09-Mar-2020, Newport B v Telepost A: 1 - 3
09-Mar-2020, Telepost A v Maddocks A: 2.5 - 1.5
09-Mar-2020, Newport B v Newport A: 0 - 4
09-Mar-2020, Maddocks A v Newport B: 0.5 - 3.5
09-Mar-2020, Newport A v Telepost A: 3 - 1
10-Mar-2020, Telford A v Telepost B: 4 - 0
10-Mar-2020, Brewood A v Wellington A: 1 - 3
10-Mar-2020, Telford A v Wellington A: 2.5 - 1.5
10-Mar-2020, Telepost B v Brewood A: 2.5 - 1.5
10-Mar-2020, Brewood A v Telford A: 1.5 - 2.5
10-Mar-2020, Wellington A v Telepost B: 3 - 1

Division 2

14-Mar-2020, Newport C v Telepost B: 1.5 - 3.5
13-Mar-2020, Shrewsbury C v Telford A: 2.5 - 2.5

Division 3

10-Mar-2020, Telepost E v Oswestry B: 1 - 3
05-Mar-2020, Oswestry C v Newport D: 1.5 - 2.5
Colin Roberts Memorial Trophy
“Entries for the 2019/2020 Colin Roberts Memorial Trophy will close on June 8, 2020. Entries can be any over-the-board game played by a Shropshire player in any event during the 2019/2020 season, excluding rapidplay and blitz games.” Toby Neal 27/06/2020

Shropshire Chess On-Line
Details here of 4NCL online chess league and WMCA Blitz Events.

Christopher Lewis - 21/04/2020

Change of Chess Club Details

Nerdy Cafe Chess Club meet every Wednesday
49 Mardol, Shrewsbury

The Colin Roberts Memorial Trophy
New brilliancy prize for best game by a Shropshire player
- Toby Neal
Shropshire Minor Individual Championship.
Open to players up to grade 125 - Entries close 30th Sept
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 2019
Details here - Keith Tabner - controller
Summer Team Quickplay
Held in June at the Wrekin Housing Trust, Telford..
Details here - Toby Neal- controller

Radio Shropshire
talking chess 28/05/2019
Summer KO Cup Team Competitions
Details here for the Cox Trophy
and the Minor Knockout Trophy
Keith Tabner - Controller  
Link to Live Games
Courtesy of Shrewsbury Chess Club
Shropshire Chess Association AGM 10th July 2018
AGM Minutes

Matthew Clark - General Secretary

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

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County Team Championships
2019-20 Fixtures & Results - for our two teams - County Minor and Under 120.
Newport Summer Open Events
Details here - Chris Lewis - controller
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

2018-19 Roll of Honour
Div 1 Champions = Newport A............ Runners Up = Maddocks A.........
Div 2 Champions = Newport B.......... Runners Up = Maddocks B........
Div 3 Champions = Shrewsbury C......Runners Up = Newport C......
Quickplay Winners =Newport...........Runners Up = Mad Wolves...........
Cox Trophy Winners = Newport A...Runners Up =Maddocks A........
Minor KO Winners = Shrewsbury C.......Runners Up = Newport B......
The County Individual Champion - Nick Rutter
County Minor Individual Champion -John Westhead
Shrewsbury Town Joint Champions - J.Hopkins, P.Kitchen, D.Everington
2017-18 Roll of Honour
Div 1 Champions = Newport A............ Runners Up = Oswestry A.........
Div 2 Champions = Church Stretton A.......... Runners Up = Shrewsbury B........
Div 3 Champions = Telford B......Runners Up = Oswestry B......
Quickplay Winners =Newport...........Runners Up =Telepost...........
Cox Trophy Winners = Newport A...Runners Up =Shrewsbury A........
Minor KO Winners = Shrewsbury B.......Runners Up = Default......
The County Individual Champion - Nick Rutter
County Minor Individual Champion - Tony Preece
Shrewsbury Town Champion - Trevor Brotherton
County Teams
Division 1
Division 2
Division 3
Junior Chess

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