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Gothard
Jackson
Withnall
 
Club of the Year
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2013–14 season
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2011–12 season
2010–11 season
2009/10 season
2008/9 season
2007/8 season
2006/7 season
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2004/5 season
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Deciding a draw
Board count
Elimination rule

Club Championship of Staffordshire

The Hickman Trophy

The clubs that win this annual tournament are effectively the County champions. It is a knockout tournament, with 6 players per team, and no grading limit.


The Trophy

The trophy is inscribed

Staffordshire Chess Association
presented by
Sir Alfred Hickman. M.P.
President 1898.9
Club Championship of Staffordshire

From 1899 to 1952, each winner's name was inscribed on the trophy itself. Since 1953, winners names have been inscribed on the separate plinth. As far as practical, the inscriptions below are the same as those on the trophy itself.

Winners 1899 to 1952

The names of these winners are inscribed on the trophy itself.

1952 Victory C.C. S-on-T.
1951 Victory C.C. S-on-T.
1950 Victory C.C. Stoke-on-Trent.
1949 Kipping C.C. Wolverhampton.
1948 Victory C.C. Stoke-on-Trent.
1947 Kipping C.C., Wolverhampton
1946 Wolverhampton Chess Club.
1939 Walsall Chess Club.
1938 West Bromwich
& Hanley. (Joint holders)
1937 Wolverhampton Chess Club.
1936 Wolverhampton Chess Club.
1935 Wolverhampton
& Hanley. (Joint holders)
1934 Wolverhampton Chess Club.
1933 Wolverhampton Chess Club.
1932 Wolverhampton Chess Club.
1931 Wolverhampton Chess Club.
1930 Wolverhampton Chess Club.
1929 Wolverhampton Chess Club.
1928 Wolverhampton Chess Club.
1927 Wolverhampton Chess Club.
1926 Walsall Chess Club.
1925 Wolverhampton Chess Club.
1924 Wolverhampton
and Hanley. (Joint holders)
1923 Hanley Chess Club.
1922 North Staffordshire Chess Club.
1921 Walsall Chess Club.
1920 North Staffordshire Chess Club.
1916 - 1919 NO COMPETITION
1915 Hanley Chess Club.
1914 Burton on Trent Chess Club.
1913 Hanley Chess Club.
1912 Walsall Chess Club.
1911 Wolverhampton
and Hanley. (Joint holders)
1910 Walsall Chess Club.
1909 Wolverhampton Chess Club.
1908 Hanley Chess Club.
1907 Wolverhampton Chess Club.
1906 Walsall Chess Club.
1905
1904
1903 Wolverhampton Y.M.C.A.
1902 Walsall Chess Club.
1901 Walsall Chess Club.
1900 Wolverhampton Y.M.C.A.
1899 Wolverhampton Y.M.C.A.

Winners since 1953

The names of these winners have been inscribed on the trophy’s plinth.

2012 Walsall Kipping
2011 Cheddleton & Leek
2010 Walsall Kipping
2009 Walsall Kipping
2008 Stafford
2007 Cheddleton & Leek
2006 Stafford
2005 Walsall Kipping
2004 Lichfield
2003 Lichfield
2002 Lichfield
2001 Lichfield
2000 Walsall Kipping
1999 Walsall Kipping
1998 Lichfield
1997 Walsall Kipping
1996 G.E.C. Stafford
1995 Walsall Kipping
1994 Walsall Kipping
1993 Walsall Kipping
1992 Walsall Kipping
1991 Walsall Kipping
1990 G.E.C. Stafford
1989 Walsall Kipping
1988 Bushbury
1987 G.E.C. Stafford
1986 Electra &
Walsall Kipping
1985 Walsall Kipping
1984 Walsall Kipping
1983 Electra.
1982 Walsall Kipping.
1981 Electra.
1980 Electra.
1979 Electra.
1978 Electra.
1977 Electra.
1976 Walsall Kipping.
1975 Keele University.
1974 Lichfield.
1973 Electra.
1972 Electra.
1971
1970 Walsall Kipping.
1969 Wolverhampton Kipping.
1968 Victory Stoke.
1967 Wolverhampton Kipping.
1966 West Bromwich.
1965 Wolverhampton Kipping.
1964 Burton-on-Trent.
1963 Wolverhampton Kipping.
1962 Wolverhampton Kipping.
1961 Victory Stoke.
1960 Victory Stoke.
1959 West Bromwich.
1958 Victory Stoke.
West Bromwich. (Joint holders)
1957 Wolverhampton Kipping.
1956 Victory - Stoke.
1955 West Bromwich.
1954 Wolverhampton Kipping.
1953 Cannock.

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