Thursday 13 June 2024

Meir On The Move

Meir Chess Club have moved venue, with immediate effect. They can now be found at:

The John Marston, 44 Longton Hall Road, Blurton, Stoke-On-Trent, ST3 2NQ

They have also changed their Club night and will now be meeting on Wednesdays.

Saturday 8 June 2024

Last Of The Cup Finals Completed

The 2023/2024 Season came to a close this week, with the completion of the Major and Minor Cups. Congratulations to Macclesfield on beating Crewe in the Major Cup Final, and to Cheddleton on beating Gables in the Minor Cup Final.

The complete 2023/2024 Honours List can be viewed here -

Friday 31 May 2024

Crewe Congress Reminder

Entries to the Crewe Congress at the end of June are rapidly filling up, and it will almost certainly be oversubscribed, so if you want to enter please do so ASAP.

Sunday 26 May 2024

Stafford Win The Intermediate Cup

Congratulations to Stafford on winning this year's Intermediate Cup, following a 3-2 win against Alsager in the Final on Friday evening.

Wednesday 8 May 2024

Crewe 'D' Win Division 2

Congratulations to Crewe 'D' on winning the Division 2 title. A 3-1 win against Holmes Chapel 'B' last night means that they cannot now be caught and have won the Division with a game to spare.

Tuesday 30 April 2024

Gables 'A' Win Division 3

Congratulations to Gables 'A' on winning Division 3 in their debut season. A win against Cheddleton 'D' in their final match meant that they pipped Cheddleton 'C' to the title by a single point. 

Monday 22 April 2024

Burntwood Rapidplay

The Burntwood Rapidplay Congress is being held on Saturday 1st June at the Burntwood Memorial Institute, Rugeley Road, Burntwood, Lichfield, Staffs., WS7 9BE. Full details and an online entry form can be found here -

Monday 15 April 2024

Cannock League Rapidplay

The Cannock League are holding a 25th Anniversary Rapidplay tournament this coming Saturday 20th April at the Ryecroft Community Hub in Walsall. If anybody is interested in entering, they can do so from the following link -

Friday 12 April 2024

Crewe Win The Open Cup

Congratulations to Crewe on winning the Open Cup with a 5-1 win against Alsager in the Final earlier this week. I'm sure this will go some way towards minimising the disappointment of losing out to the same opponents for the Division 1 title. 

Monday 8 April 2024

U1850 County Championship

Staffordshire have been draw away against Yorkshire in the National Stage of the U1850 County Championship. The match will be played at the Sheffield Chess Centre on Saturday the 27th April, starting at 13:30. Anybody interested in playing for the team should contact Peter Evans, the team Captain, via email -

Should we win the match we will progress to the Quarter Finals, where we would play Hampshire.

You can click here to view the full draw.