March 2021

All-conquering Atomrod aids Dark Knights’ dominance

Telepost Dark Knights were streets ahead in the latest Shropshire chess rapidplay team battle, helped by an amazing unbroken 16-game winning run by their grandmaster star player Keith Arkell who goes under the online username “Atomrod.” Shrewsbury-based Telepost finished on 120 points, a full 50 ahead of second-placed Mad Wolves, which is a combined team …

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4NCL 2021-22

Dates for 4NCL OTB season 2021-22 have been released. For Division 3 (Shropshire’s current division), the dates are: Weekend 1 – Rounds 1-2 – 20-21 November 2021 Weekend 2 – Rounds 3-4 – 15/16 January 2022 Weekend 3 – Rounds 5-6 – 12/13 February 2022 Weekend 4 – Rounds 7-8 – 26/27 March 2022 Weekend …

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Dark Knights’ night

Telepost Dark Knights were clear winners in the latest team battle in Shropshire rapidplay chess league, which sees frantic online action with players up against the clock as well as the headaches at the virtual board. The team, a rapidplay incarnation of the Shrewsbury-based Telepost club, accumulated 121 points, perhaps unsurprisingly in that they are …

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