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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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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WDCL Div Four withdrawal

Mercia ‘D’ has been withdrawn from WDCL Div Four. Mercia apologise to all the affected teams in this division and for the inconvenience caused. The reason is lack of player availability particularly for away games.

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WDCL Div Two Mer 4-2 BSM

Mercia moved to the top of division two with a good looking win over visitors Boldmere St Michaels. However, the scoreline masked a few lucky results and once again the top three had to support the bottom three. On bottom

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