Announcements

2022-23 OTB fixtures released

The over the board fixtures for this season are now available. Division 1 fixtures are here. Division 2 fixtures are here. There are no Division 3 fixtures this season. Tony Preece is acting League Controller – direct any queries to Tony. Many thanks to Vinnie Crean for his work in preparing the fixtures.

August 2022 ratings

The Shropshire August 2022 rating to be used for the 2022/23 season are now available. Standard ratings here. Rapidplay ratings here. Captains please note the change to the league rules regarding ratings, highlighted in bold below, that was agreed at this year’s AGM: 13. Players must be arranged in order of playing strength except that …

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Minor Individual 2022/23 – Entries Now Open

Entries for the Minor Individual are now open (https://www.shropshirechess.org/other-competitions/individual-competitions/county-minor-individual/). Entries are open to any player graded 1640 or below in August’s grading list. This year we will try reverting back to Over-the-Board and then switch back to an online format in the following year and keep switching it up going forwards. The deadline for entries …

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Monday 19th September – Division 2 U1640 Team Rapidplay Evening

As I’m determined to award the div 2 rapidplay trophy for the 21-22 season, I will be holding a 1-day event at the end of which the trophy will be awarded. Venue: Telepost Chess Club Date: Monday 19th September Start Time: 19.30 Controller: Christopher Lewis (christopher.d.lewis44@gmail.com) Team size: Four boards per Team Grading restriction: All …

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