Entries for the Sutton Coldfield Chess Club Championship were closed midnight 27th September. The draw for both sections, Open and Major, will be made and advertised mid-week with a view for the first round to be on Monday 4th October.
Our league fixtures for the 2021-2022 season have finally been worked out, thanks to John Mildenhall. We are in two leagues: the Birmingham League (6 teams with 64 matches altogether), and the Cannock League (1 team with 4 matches). The Cannock League runs only till Xmas. Neither league is running any cup competitions. NB PostponementsContinue reading “League Fixtures 2021-2022”
On Monday 20th September the lounge, were we usually hold our sessions, will be closed for rebfurbishment. Unfortunately, the alternative back room will be in use too. So, any chess will have to occur in the bar, which is far from ideal. In addition, two of our regulars will be away at the Birmingham LeagueContinue reading “Club Night 20th September”
The Executive Committee Meeting on 13st September was very productive. The six squads were chosen for the Birmingham League season, and then the six captains: Golam Ali 1st Team, John Mildenhall 2nd Team, and Rob Marks 3rd Team. These were familiar names and postholders so far, but the next three were newcomers: David Carpenter 4thContinue reading “Committee News”
SUTTON COLDFIELD CHESS CLUB CHAMPIONSHIP 2022Open & Major sections, £50 & £30 first prizes Starting soon! Entry is free to Members or soon-to-be Members. The Open section is open to all players. The Major section will be for players rated U1750 (U140 in old grades). Each section will be either Swiss or APA, so everyoneContinue reading “Club Championship”