Tag: Pittaway Cup

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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Mercia to host Pittaway

Mercia is pleased to be able to host the Pittaway Cup final this year on Tuesday 15th May. Wolverhampton will play second division Kidderminster in the annual end of season cup match.

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Pittaway Lic 7-3¼ Mer

It was not even close. Mercia were clearly outplayed on all but top board as Lichfield stormed to their 15th Pittaway Cup victory. On second Andrew simply blundered a middle pawn. The position collapsed and he spent the rest of

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WDCL Pittaway Mer 10¼-0 Tel

Telford have sadly had to default the Pittaway Cup semi-final tomorrow night. Their Captain apologised for the short notice and being unable to raise a team. Mercia progress to the final with possibly a record scoreline? The final will be

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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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WDCL Pittaway Sta 3½-6¾ Mer

Mercia thumped an under-strength Stafford side tonight in a one-sided Pittaway cup quarter-final. Without their top two boards and a hefty handicap against them, it was always going to be tough. Kevan W, moving at his usual fast pace, outclassed

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Giant killing available!

By popular demand we (finally!?) have John Phillip’s giant killing game in the Pittaway Cup available on Merciabase for your enjoyment and pleasure. Good job! If you need access then please eMail the webmaster.

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GM Arkell vs Thompson

Peter’s (short) game against Grandmaster Keith Arkell is now in Merciabase…….enjoy. If you require access then please eMail me to get a user name. Please send as many of your games in as possible!

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Pittaway loss but proud!

With a number of first team players unavailable this was a bit of an experimental team giving some new players valuable experience against strong opposition. Arriving at Stourbridge team sheet exchanged with Stourbridge having a GM on board one and

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Pittaway Mer 3½-4½ Tel

Andrew M lost the played on match and Telford narrowly won the Pittaway Cup with just 13 seconds left on the clock. With over 100 moves played this was not an easy match for them and without the extra 6

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