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Page last updated
24 November 2016

Walsall Kipping Chess Club

Founded 1942

Venue

The Chukery (Mutual) club,
44 Beacon Street,
WALSALL
WS1 2DL

Tel: 01922 625774

The venue has its own car park

Meets on

Thursday from 7.30 pm.

Contact

Mike Groombridge.
Tel: 01922 638323.

Facilities

Licensed bar Licensed bar


League involvement

Walsall Kipping chess club have been involved in the Wolverhampton league since it was founded in 1945. They took part from 1945 to 1950 and, after a gap of four years, rejoined in 1954. They have been members continuously since then.

Staffordshire county honours

2004 club of the year

County champions   (Hickman Trophy)

2012, 2010, 2009, 2005, 2000, 1999, 1997, 1995, 1994, 1993, 1992, 1991, 1989, 1986 (joint with Electra), 1985, 1984, 1982, 1976, 1970.

Gothard trophy   (U161)

2001, 1995, 1994, 1991

Jackson trophy   (U141)

1998, 1994

Withnall trophy   (5 board, U121)

2014, 2012

Wolverhampton & district chess league

Division 1 (& league) champions

2002/3 (joint with Kidderminster), 1994/5, 1985/6, 1980/1, 1964/5, 1958/9, 1957/8, 1955/6, 1946/7

Division 2 champions

2003/4, 1999/2000, 1987/8, 1968/9, 1963/4

Division 3 champions

2002/3, 1983/4, 1970/1, 1966/7, 1956/7

Division 4 champions

2013/14, 2012/13, 2006/7, 1998/9, 1986/7, 1964/5

Division 5 champions

1983/4

Pittaway cup

Winner 1984/5, 1983/4, 1975/6

Runner-up 1995/6, 1979/80, 1978/9, 1976/7, 1972/3

Humphreys Cup   (4 board, U130)

2014

Team lightning tournament

Trophy Section winner 1983/4, 1982/3

Wolverhampton summer league

Division 2 champions

2012, 2007 2003, 1996, 1993, 1992, 1991, 1989, 1987

Division 3 champions

1999, 1997

Division 3 north champions

2005, 2004

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