February 2021

Newport march on

Another win for Newport B has seen them extend their lead to three points at the top of Division Two in Shropshire Chess League. Newport have now won six matches on the trot with the latest to fall to their firepower being Telepost B. With all games now played online using the Lichess chess platform, …

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Season gathers pace

The pace has picked up on the Shropshire chess scene with the launch of the county’s rapidplay league using an innovative new format. Before coronavirus called a halt to face-to-face chess, games in the rapidplay league were played with a time limit of 20 minutes, but with the competition moving online players get just three …

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