WDCL Rock Bidgood update

Andrew M lost to Lee Grinsell of Bushbury last night in the Semi-final Rock Cup reply. The game is now in Merciabase. Stu D also lost in the Semi-finals of the Bidgood at home to Mike Groombridge of Walsall Kipping.

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WDCL Div Four Sto 3-1 Mer C

Mercia’s Wol C team suffered their first defeat of the season with only one match to go at the hands of a useful Stourbridge team. Chris Bateson was first to finish whilst trying to build a king side attack neglected

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WDCL Div Two Hal B 3½-2½ Mer

Mercia went down by the narrowest of margins against a good Halesowen second team on Thursday night. Great performances from Tony S and Jon H on the top two boards as well a draw from John P gave the team

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WDCL Pittaway Final

The build-up to the season finale continues a pace. The Pittaway Cup final has been confirmed as being on Monday 13th May @ Warley Quinborne’s new venue. The opponents Stourbridge should not be under-estimated having just beaten Halesowen in Division

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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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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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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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