Tag: Match report

WDCL Rug 2½-3½ Mer

Another dramatic night, with last minute emergency team re-selections, calls to and from Austria and late arrivals. The off-the-board stress has been much more than anything over-the board this season. Spanish star Phil cleaned up nicely on board one and

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WDCL Div Two Mer 5-1 Bre

Big win for the first team as they gave visitors Brewood a thrashing. To be fair though the scoreline flattered the over-the-board situation. Jon H arrived last and left first and must have been only 30 mins in the building!

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BDCL Div Three Rsh 3-3 Mer

A much weakened Mercian side made the second journey of the season to the Bowman and still picked up the valuable point needed for promotion. Jon H lost with the white pieces on two but John P recovered from last

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BDCL Div Four Sto 4-2 Mer B

The Mercia nearly men! Alan Cox kindly stepped in with only half a days notice and fought well against a grade of 125 but to no avail. Peter H played out of his skin to defeat a 126. Dave Webb

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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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WDCL Div Three Mer B 2-3 Wol B

On a night of what ifs and maybes Mercia B lost a vital match against close rivals Wolverhampton B. On top board John P had a tough game, losing all his pawns he was left with just a R and

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WDCL Div Two Mer 4-2 WQ B

An excellent result tonight against the previously unbeaten WQ B. We only drew with them last year but with Lee moving clubs, this made the difference. Jon H on five could not make headway and took the early draw. John

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WDCL Mer B 4-1 Bsh B

In a feisty match Mercia B overcame a good visiting Bushbury team. Stu D won on bottom board in a very predictable encounter. Wins by Mike S and Barry S on 3 and 4 secured the win. Draws on the

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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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WDCL Div Four Mer C 3-1 Sto C

Another convincing home win for the table topping C-Team. this time against a full strength Stourbridge side. Dave W is in good form and mated his opponent in under an hour. Draws for Dave H and Chris B secured the

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