Monday, 25 June 2018

Sutton Coldfield Win Final County Cup Of Season

Sutton Coldfield retained the Gothard Cup on board count last night, following  a 2-2 draw against Cheddleton. Click here for the match score card.

Leek Rapidplay Congress

The Leek Rapidplay Congress was held on Sunday 24th June, Click here for the results.

Friday, 22 June 2018

County AGM

The 2018 County AGM was unusually well attended last night, with 13 people in attendance.

The full Minutes and Accounts will be published on the website in the near future.

The main things to come out of the Meeting were as follows :

  • A volunteer has been found to run a County U140 team this season. I will let you know more as soon as I have all of his details.
  • Robert West and Peter Evans will continue to run the U100 and U120 teams.
  • There was nobody forthcoming to run either an Open, U180 or U160 team.
  • Peter Evans to take over as County Tournament Secretary, replacing Steve Emmerton, who is standing down after 3 years in the role.
  • All other Officers were re-elected unopposed.
  • The 2018 County Congress to be held over the weekend of 30th November/2nd December. Venue to be announced later. Work will be done to enable online entries.
  • The Club Of The Year Award was not made this year.
  • Steve Emmerton received the Personality Of The Year Award in recognition of his work as Tournament Secretary and on the County website.
  • A Privacy Policy will be put in place following recent changes to Data Protection Laws. Ray Dolan to produce this, based on an ECF template, and it will be published on the County website.

Friday, 15 June 2018

County Cups Go South

The Hickman and Jackson Cups both went to the South of the County in Wednesday evening's Finals.

Walsall Kipping won the Hickman Cup, beating Cheddleton by 3.5 - 2.5. Click here for the match score card.

Lichfield won the Jackson Cup, beating Meir by 3 - 1. Click here for the match score card.

The remaining Final between Sutton Coldfield and Cheddleton will be played on Monday 25th June.

Monday, 4 June 2018

Withnall Trophy Final

Cheddleton have won the first County Cup Final of the season, beating Newcastle by 2.5 - 1.5 in the Withnall Trophy. Click here for the match details.

Wednesday, 30 May 2018

Gothard Cup Final

Due to unforeseen circumstances the Gothard Cup Final will now be played on Monday 25th June @ Fenton Chess Club. Unfortunately, this is the week following the County AGM so the presentation of the Cup will have to be at a later date.

Tuesday, 1 May 2018

Withnall Trophy Final

The Withnall Trophy Final, between Cheddleton and Newcastle, will now be played at Fenton on Monday 4th June, rather than at Stafford on 13th June.

Monday, 30 April 2018

Cheddleton Reach Their 3rd County Cup Final

Cheddleton reached their 3rd County Cup Final of the season last night, beating Walsall Kipping by 2.5 - 1.5 in the Withnall Trophy. Click here for the match score card. Cheddleton will now meet Newcastle in the Final.