The Wolverhampton Summer league fixtures on this site also Winter League 2007/8 fixtures and 2006/7 archives. Winter league fixtures have all been played. Summer Leagues commences 15/08/08. All club fixtures on this site.
22/05/08 Wolverthampton retain the Walrus Trophy by just 0.5 points. Well done to all participants and players for making it a very enjoyable event on our chess calendar. Full board scores tobe published soon. Walrus Full Scores
20/05/08 Wolverhampton B (Summer) beat Halesowen Away, 1-4. Hence winning match 1.
08/05/08 Club AGM took place and lasted a bit longer than usual as a lot was discussed. Many new captaincies and changes of post. Normal club chess nights resume next week.
WDCL Lightning Chess event held at our club 24/04/08
None of our 4 teams won but Paul Walters achieved joint 1st place in the Minor section by scoring 5 out of 6, 4 wins 2 draws.
10/04/08 Ben Marlow won his adjourned game against Barry Smith of Mercia A. Hence, WDCL B team have drew Mercia A match that begun 13/03/08.
08/04/08 BDCL Div 1 A Shirley & Lucas at home, we are 3-1 up with board 1 and 2 adjourned. So we shall at least draw the match and be elevated to at least 9 points in Div 1, 10 if we have achieve a draw on the top boards.
03/04/08 Well what a night! Our unbeaten Dudley league team played Mercia. We'd both won 7 out 7. Board 2 fell to Mercia, board 3 drew, and G Sands won on 1 for us. Unfortunately our heavily outgraded board 4 player lost. BDCL B team beat Northfield Checkmates 4-2 however and are escalated to 15 points and joint top of BDCL Div 4.
01/04/08 Our Dudley league team gain their 7th consecutive match win of the season and their 5th 4-0 score Away at Halesowen.
01/04/08 Mike Townsend's adjourned game result is a draw. Hence, our BDCL Div 1 A team beat Lichfield A 3.5-2.5. Boards 1 to 5 drew, and Bob Khoshnevis board 6's triumph helps secure the win. Well done all. Plus now team have 8 BDCL League points.
28/03/08 Results of 2 adjourned games against S Birmingham C in our match of 10/03/08: Captain Peter Thompson and Bob Khoshnevis won their games but alas giving a 3.5-2.5 match win to the opposition.
27/03/08 Our fight for the B team's survival in WDCL Div 2 bought a slightly weaker than usual Mercia A to Wolverhampton. Keith Bate drew on board 3 against K A J Francis graded 118, Bob Khoshnevis drew against R Price graded 93, Rob Parker beat C Lane graded 85. Hence a 2-3 score and with board 4 adjournment to be decided. In view of this relegation is looking likely for our WDCL B team. Also confirmation that Peter Thompson and Bob Khoshnevis both won their S Birmingham C games. Well done..
26/03/08 Confirmation of two adjourned games being draws from the WDCL Div 1 A team away match against Walsall Kipping gives a 3-3 match draw.Well done to our A team on this match draw and gaining a further league point.
20/03/08 An under strength BDCL A team side played Halesowen and the modified team managed to beat a strong Halesowen team 4-1 with 1 adjournment without our usual board 2 and 3 so a good result. BDCL B team in contrast lost to Solihull 1-4. Our team slightly under strength due to Max and Ben playing for the A team and Jeff Fox being unavailable. This match could adversely effect promotion hopes.
13/03/08 WDCL Div 2 B teams crucial clash bought a strong Walsall team. We were most outgraded on boards 5 and 6 and these boards were conceded to the visiting team. A 2-3 score with 1 adjournment signifies the best we can achieve is a match draw. Peter Thompson drew his adjourned board 1 game against P Wallace of Lichfield for the BDCL Div 1 A team.
12/03/08 Confirmation of a WDCL Div 1 A team match win. Match initially began 14/02/08 and result depended on 2 adjournments. Mike Townsend and Frank Wood won their adjourned games on boards boards 2 and 5 respectively thus winning the match 4-2.
WDCL C team : 06/03/08 Stafford visit with very strong team 06/03/08 match drawn 2.5-2.5. Visiting team is as strong as team we played when we played them Away.
07/02/08 WDCL Div 3 C team draw at Home playing Mercia B.
31/01/08 A and B team in action tonight in different leagues. Our BDCL Div 1 A team lost 3.5-2.5 at Tamworth with a slightly understrength team. WDCL Div 2 B team lose to undefeated league leaders Shifnal & telford with a 2.5-3.5 score.
24/01/08 Duel success for BDCL Div 4 B team 4.5-1.5 playing Birmingham and Dudley league team beat Boldmere St Michael's 4-0 with visitors defaulting board 4.
Newsletter Issue 3 completed and distributed at AGM 08/05/08. Comprehensive match, team, play, club statistics included.