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


Shrops AGM
at Wrekin Housing

Newport Blitz

19-21 July 4NCL Congress at Telford

3 check

01/08/19 Newport Blitz

09-11 Aug
Midland Open Champs'
at Telford

15/08/19 Newport Team Chess

29/08/19 Newport Blitz

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:
Bryant shines in 4NCL Congress

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


Cox Trophy


Minor Knockout

  28-Jun-2019, Newport A v Maddocks A: 4 - 0
13-Jun-2019, Newport A v Oswestry A: 2.5 - 1.5
  28-Jun-2019, Newport B v Shrewsbury C: 1 - 3
21-Jun-2019, Shrewsbury C v Telford A: 3.5 - 0.5
Here are the July 2019 Shropshire Grades. - Shropshire Rapidplay Grades- and online grading database,
Nick Rutter - Grading Officer

Change of Chess Club Details

Church Stretton Chess Club
Thursday evenings at
The Kings Arms
53, High Street, Church Stretton SY6 6BY

Tom Williamson 01694 722767
Oswestry Chess Club
Now meet on Thursday evenings at:-
Oswestry Senior Citizens Club,
Lorne Street, Oswestry SY11 1ND
. Richard Bryant

Radio Shropshire
talking chess 28/05/2019
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

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

Individual Cup
Cox Trophy
Minor KO
Shrewsbury Town Championships
Shropshire Chess Club Sites
Maddocks Chess Club
Oswestry Chess Club
Newport Chess Club
Shrewsbury Chess Club
Telepost Chess Club
Telford Chess Club
Ludlow Chess Club
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Links to Other Chess Sites
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