October 2022

Revised Online Fixtures Published + Controller Appointed

Fixtures for the Shropshire Online League have now been revised with Shrewsbury’s home match night moved to Monday. The revised fixtures are available here.https://ecflms.org.uk/lms/node/134110/efixtures Thanks go to Charles Higgie who has agreed to be the acting online league controller for this season.higgiecharles@gmail.com

Online league fixtures published

Fixtures for the Shropshire Online League are now available here: https://ecflms.org.uk/lms/node/134110/efixtures Please note that the first fixtures are on Tuesday 1 November. The league does not currently have a league controller and so until one is found:Please send your lists of nominated players to Vinnie along with any amendments you require in LMS – Vincentcrean@hotmail.com  …

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Tony Preece defends his title on BBC Radio Shropshire

Tony Preece from Maddocks was once again representing Shropshire chess by competing in winner-stays-on on BBC Radio Shropshire. The quiz starts at 3:08:50https://www.bbc.co.uk/sounds/play/p0cz6ddp Given his outrageous antics it remains to be seen if he will be invited back!

Maddocks vs Newport – on the radio!

Last Friday Chris Lewis and Tony Preece went head-to-head in a quiz as well as discussing the Hans Niemann cheating allegations on BBC radio Shropshire. Their encounter starts at 3:09 https://www.bbc.co.uk/sounds/play/p0cypsr2 The winner of that encounter will be a contestant on the radio again this coming Friday starting just after 9am.

Quartet reach playoff to decide county town champion

A four-way playoff will be held to decide the next chess champion of Shrewsbury, it has been confirmed. Telepost duo Nigel Ferrington and Matthew Clark and Shrewsbury pair Dan Lockett and Stephen Priestley will be the contenders after all four finished Shrewsbury Town Championship with four points out of a possible five. Priestley’s performance has …

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