Announcements

Megafinal Setup – Volunteers Sought

We are setting up the Shropshire Megafinal on Friday evening 4pm-7pm at Charlton School. Currently a bit light on volunteers so if any local player is able to assist for a couple of hours we would be very grateful. If you’re available please contact christopher.d.lewis44@gmail.com

Fide Candidates R1

Round 1 of the FIDE candidates starts 19.15 tonight. The tournament is the final stepping stone for those seeking to challenge for the world championship. The winner will challenge Ding Liren in a world championship match later in the year.Live coverage here:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=w1sdYpTzq3c Calendar:Round 1 – 19.30 April 4thRound 2 – 19.30 April 5thRound 3 – …

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LIVE starting 7.30pm – Div 1 Rapidplay

LIVE starting at 7.30pm – Div 1 Rapidplay https://lichess.org/broadcast/div-1-shropshire-rapidplay/round-1/ojex6hDB https://view.livechesscloud.com/#49d52063-1904-4824-ada7-a967937341d7 https://www.shropshirechess.org/Chess%20League/database/rapiddiv1results.php

Annotated Congress Games

Thanks to a herculean effort by Rudy van Kemenade, the following congress games are now available to view or download from chess results, annotated by Rudy himself: Open – Every game Major – Boards 1&2 Inter – Boards 1&2 Minor – Boards 1&2