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Humphreys Mer 2½-1½ WQ

Mercia’s U130 team beat Warley Quinborne in the WDCL Humphreys trophy quarter finals last night. With solid draws on the first three boards, Stu D managed to win a long end game to bring home the victory. Non-playing Captain John

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Cup draws 2018/19

The first round of the Cup draws were made last night at the Club. Mercia have a home tie against Champions Kidderminster in the Pittaway. We will receive a handicap as well as home advantage. In the Humphreys, Mercia host

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WDCL Humphreys HAL 2-2 Mer

Mercia lost on board count against a lower graded Halesowen team at the Lighthouse. Barry blew a Rook on top board and failed to re-take a Bishop. Chris C drew with White on two, Dave H was two pawns down

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WDCL Humphreys Mer 2-2 Bre

Mercia lost the cup semi-final on board count having won on four thanks to Peter H but Chris B blundered away a wild Rook that attacked far too soon. Dave H and Chris H both drew on the top boards.

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Cup draws Telford and Brewood!

Mercia have drawn Telford in the Semi-finals of the Pittaway cup in what will be a repeat of the now infamous 2015 ‘digital-clock final’. With both home advantage, a handicap (and our own digital clocks!) then this time Mercia will

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Humphreys Round 1 Mer 2-2 Wol

Mercia welcomed new member Peter Hodkinson from the now defunct St Georges just four hours too early for his debut. He was drafted into the Wolverhampton Humphreys trophy clash only to be declared ineligible by mere hours. WDCL rules state

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