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BDCL Div Three Mer 4½-1½ Olt A

An excellent team performance tonight gave us a convincing victory over top team Olton A and kept us in the running for promotion. On bottom board John P went a whole piece up……but in a totally inter-locked position. A draw

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BDCL Div Four SB 3½-2½ Mer B

Last week in the WDCL Mercia B came away from Lichfield with a hard fought draw after Kev W lost his game in 20 mins however he has redeemed himself tonight at South Birmingham with a credible draw. Out grading

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BDCL Div Three Mer 2½-3½ BU

On an emotional night where a minutes silence was held for Derek, the first team lost narrowly to the University. Jon H found himself slightly down in a N for B endgame and agreed a draw. Lee F blundered in

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BDCL Div Three Mer 4½-1½ Lch

Mercia A got their season off to a flying start with a solid home win against Lichfield. The visitors were missing a couple of players but so were Mercia. Peter T continued his good form with another crushing on top

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Mercia promoted in BDCL Div 5

On Monday afternoon captain Dave H got wind that a major upset had occurred on Monday night and Kynoch A had dropped points at mid table South Birmingham in BDCL div 5, drawing 3-3. A message to vice captain Chris

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BDCL Div Three WQ 3-3 Mer

Mercia failed to beat WQ last night in a fairly predictable encounter. Andrew on two faced the infamous ‘Fort Knox’ variation of the French and failed to break in. A draw with opp coloured Bishops was the result. (The game

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BDCL Div Five Wes 1½-4½ Mer B

Controversy continues to follow the b team around, as the “widow makers” condemned their second opponents in a week down to division 6. Again, with so much at stake for both teams, no quarter was asked or given; Chris B

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BDCL Div Three Mer 3-3 Lch

On a stormy Maundy Thursday the first team made the long trip to Lichfield. In a meaningless end of season match where nothing much was at stake, nevertheless there was some feisty chess on show. On top board it was

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BDCL Div 5 Mer 4-2 WMP

Controversy raised its ugly head on a night where stakes were high; the police knowing anything other than a W would condemn them to relegation to the bottom division and Mercia knowing any points dropped would put them out of

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BDCL Div Five BSM 1½-4½ Mer B

Mercia B overcame potentially tricky opponents, who were missing a couple of regulars, which manifested in weak opponents on the bottom 2 boards, to move within 2 points of the promotion places with a game in hand. On 5, Dave

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