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Wolverhampton and District Chess League
A team: Away v Stourbridge A. Wednesday, 13th March.
B team: Home v Bushbury B. Thursday, 21st March.
Home v South Birmingham 1A. Thursday, 21st February.
Cannock and District Chess League
Home v Bushbury. Thursday, 7th March.
NB. Brewood have dropped out of the league.
SNIPPETS! Our quick updates!
15th February, 2019: WDCL A Team wins latest game against Warley Quinborne A by 4 points to 2. Goes 2nd in league.
8th February, 2019: Teamwork leads to two more victories - and a promotion!
The Birmingham League team won their first match of the season last night with a good victory against Shirley Wythall. The score was 3.5 - 2.5. They are now off the bottom of the table and
have every chance of avoiding the drop from Division 1.
The 'Bs' also won with a resounding victory (3.5 - 0.5) against Walsall Kipping C in the WDCL. This completes the double. Better still, the team is now officially promoted to
WDCL Division 2 next season. Will they also clinch the Division 3 title? That's all down to Halesowen, who have a game in hand and are just two points behind in second place.
UPDATED! 4th February, 2019: Another hurdle cleared for Wolverhampton!
On Monday last, the team beat Rushall 3-1 to reach the Humphreys Trophy Final. They will meet Stourbridge who beat Mercia 3.5 - 0.5 in the other Semi-Final.
As for other competition news, Gordon Sands has reached the Semi-Finals of the Bidgood Trophy. He will play Vic Brown of Walsall Kipping. In the Robert Ward Trophy and Plate, the club
is still represented by Chris Cox and Geoff Rosser (both Semi-Finalists, respectively).
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