What The Papers Say

Toby Neal’s reports on the county chess scene in the Shropshire Star

Knights keep the Wolves at bay – just

Telepost Dark Knights enjoyed another bright night in the latest Shropshire rapidplay chess league team battle, topping the table with 107 points after an evening of frenetic action. However Mad Wolves – a combined team from Wolverhampton and the Oakengates-based Maddocks club – ran them close, ending on 98 points. Unsurprisingly, the top individual performances …

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Arkell at the ready

The countdown is under way to a mass online simultaneous event in which chess grandmaster Keith Arkell will be taking on allcomers from the Shropshire chess scene. Arkell has agreed to play an unlimited number of challengers at 7.30pm on April 19 in an event organised by Shrewsbury-based Telepost chess club. The entry fee is …

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