This junior chess tournament is an official UK Chess Challenge qualifying event for the Gigafinals. It takes place at Charlton School, Wellington, 10am-6pm. More details here. Entry form here.
The first round of this year’s Shrewsbury Town Championships has now been drawn and can be found here. Please play your game before the end of May.
Division One: No fixtures this week Division Two: Monday 16 May – Telepost C v Telepost B Division Three: Wednesday 18 May – Telford B v Maddocks C Division One fixtures here. Division Two fixtures here. Division Three fixtures here.
Toby Neal is retiring as our regular news correspondent after a remarkable stint of 16 years. Peter Kitchen has kindly agreed to take on the role. SCA President Matthew Clark paid this tribute to Toby: I am delighted to pay tribute to Toby as he retires from writing his regular reports on the Shropshire Chess …
Scheduled matches for week beginning 23 May: Division One: All fixtures now completed Division Two: Telford A v Newport AShrewsbury C v Newport JuniorsShrewsbury B v Oswestry CTelepost B v Telepost D Division One fixtures and results Division Two fixtures and results
See Shropshire Chess on Facebook for an invite to any women and girls interested in getting involved in chess.
Match night 4 takes place at Newport. Rapidplay Division 1 Fixtures and Results
Fixtures for this season’s Rapidplay Division 1 are now available here. The season begins on Friday 25 March. There is no Rapidplay Division 2 this season.
Round six draw here.
A written complaint was made to the Shropshire President that a Shropshire player had been using electronic assistance during the 20/21 Season. The President called a Special Committee, which investigated this complaint and then referred the matter to LiChess. LiChess carried out their own investigation before suspending the relevant account. The player then appealed this …