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:
Pre-season friendly revived online 
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

Shropshire Chess Association Special General Meeting  confirms 2020-21 season to be played online and new President elected - report here, online league rules here

Club secretaries please confirm number of teams to Adrian Zdanowski

Shropshire Chess Online
Details here of 4NCL online chess league.

Shropshire captain - Christopher Lewis

Change of Chess Club Details
Over the board chess suspended due to coronavirus.
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 online for 2020-21 from October to May.( 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 4th July 2019
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

2019-20 Roll of Honour
Div 1 Champions - Newport A -- Runners Up - Maddocks A
Div 2 Champions - Telepost C -- Runners Up - Wellington A
Div 3 Champions - Oswestry B -- Runners Up = Telepost D
Rapidplay Div 1 Champions - Newport A -- Runners Up - Telepost A
Rapidplay Div 2 Champions - Shrewsbury A -- Runners Up - Telford A
Quickplay Winners - competition not held due to coronavirus
Cox Trophy Winners - competition not held due to coronavirus
Minor KO Winners - competition not held due to coronavirus
The County Individual Champion - Nathanael Paul
County Minor Individual Champion - TBA
Shrewsbury Town Champion - competition not held due to coronavirus
2018-19 Roll of Honour
Div 1 Champions - Newport -- Runners Up - Maddocks A
Div 2 Champions - Newport -- 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
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
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Telford Chess Club
Ludlow Chess Club
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