Wednesday, 16 January 2019

Kidsgrove Roy Bennett Trophy

Kidsgrove are the latest Club to have their internal competition - The Roy Bennett Trophy - results recorded on LMS, joining Crewe, Fenton and Macclesfield. The results will be included for grading at the end of the season.

Tuesday, 15 January 2019

County U100's Lose Opening Match

The County U100 team were beaten 6.5 - 5.5 by Nottinghamshire in their opening MCCU County Championship match on Saturday. Click here for the match score card.

4NCL Results

It was a good weekend for the NSDCA teams in Rounds 3 & 4 of 4NCL Division 3 North, with Cheddleton winning both of their matches and Holmes Chapel wining one and losing one. The Round 3 results can be found here and the Round 4 results here.

Sunday, 13 January 2019

County U140's Finally Off The Mark

The U140 team finally got off the mark with their first win of the season yesterday with a 9-7 victory against Derbyshire. For once we were able to field a full team and it obviously made a difference as we scored heavily in the bottom half of the team. Click here for the match score card. Our next, and final match, is away against bottom placed Lincolnshire on the 23rd March.

Tuesday, 8 January 2019

County U120's Beaten In Opening Match Of 2019

The County U120 team made a disappointing start to 2019 with a 4.5 - 7.5 home defeat against Warwickshire. Click here for the match score card.

Wednesday, 19 December 2018

ECF Grading File Submission

The half yearly grading files have now been submitted to the ECF. This includes all NSDCA League & Cup Results, Graded Friendly Matches, Graded Addendums To League Matches, South Cheshire Shield, South Potteries Chess Challenge Cup and Crewe internal rapidplay competitions. Results up to, and including, 14th December have been submitted.

County Cup matches and Crewe and Macclesfield internal longplay competitions, will be submitted at the end of the season.

London Chess Classic

Unfortunately, Simon Edwards fell away in the latter stages of the London Classic, scoring 1.5 from Rounds 5-9, and finishing on 4/9.

Thursday, 13 December 2018

London Chess Classic

Simon Edwards of Cheddleton is currently playing in the FIDE Open Section of the London Chess Classic. He is doing very well at the moment, with a score of 2.5/4, including a draw with an International Master in the 1st Round and a draw against a FIDE Master in the 3rd Round. After 4 rounds he is unbeaten and in joint 46th position out of a field of 232.

Sunday, 9 December 2018

4 Defeats In A Row For County U140's

The County U140's suffered their 4th successive MCCU Championship defeat at the hands of Nottinghamshire yesterday afternoon. Unfortunately they had to default on 2 boards so faced an uphill battle from the start. Staffs were strong on the top 5 boards, scoring 2 wins and 3 draws, but fell away badly after that and finished up on the wrong end of an 11 - 5 result. Click here for the match score card.

Sunday, 2 December 2018

County U120's Beat Derbshire

The Staffs U120 team beat previously unbeaten Derbyshire by 7.5 - 4.5 yesterday, with NSDCA players contributing 5 points to the score, so well done to al of them. Click here for the match score card.