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


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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:
Successes for Shropshire players
Read Toby Neal's Report on the county chess scene in the
Shropshire Star each Tuesday.

League Results Feed

Rapidplay Division 1


Division 1

14-Dec-2018, Shrewsbury B v Newport A: 1.5 - 3.5
11-Dec-2018, Maddocks A v Shrewsbury A: 4 - 1
  26-Nov-2018, Telepost A v Newport B: 2.5 - 1.5
26-Nov-2018, Shrewsbury A v Maddocks A: 1 - 3
26-Nov-2018, Telepost A v Shrewsbury A: 2 - 2
26-Nov-2018, Newport B v Maddocks A: 2.5 - 1.5
26-Nov-2018, Maddocks A v Telepost A: 1.5 - 2.5
26-Nov-2018, Newport B v Shrewsbury A: 3 - 1
13-Dec-2018, Church Stretton A v Telford A: 1 - 3
13-Dec-2018, Shrewsbury B v Brewood A: 3 - 1
13-Dec-2018, Brewood A v Church Stretton A: 2 - 1
13-Dec-2018, Telford A v Shrewsbury B: 2 - 2
12-Dec-2018, Church Stretton A v Shrewsbury B: 0 - 4
12-Dec-2018, Brewood A v Telford A: 1 - 3

Division 2

06-Dec-2018, Newport B v Oswestry B: 3.5 - 1.5
04-Dec-2018, Maddocks B v Telepost C: 4 - 1

Division 3

13-Dec-2018, Newport C v Telford B: 3 - 1
10-Dec-2018, Maddocks C v Newport D: 2.5 - 1.5

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Change of Chess Club Details

Oswestry Chess Club
From the new year
Venue will be:-
Oswestry Senior Citizens Club,
Lorne Street,
Oswestry SY11 1ND.

Richard Bryant

Ludlow Chess Club
New Venue- The Church Inn
King St, Ludlow SY8 1AW
Club night 1st, 3rd & 4th Thursdays

Joe Watson (Tel: 01584831982) 12/08/2018

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 2018
Details here - Keith Tabner - controller
Summer Team Quickplay
Held in June 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  
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

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

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
2016-17 Roll 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
County Teams
Division 1
Division 2
Division 3
Junior Chess

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Shrewsbury Town Championships
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