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Page last updated
22 November 2016

Wolverhampton Chess Club


Website

www.wolverhamptonchessclub.org.uk

Venue

Wolverhampton West End Working Men’s Club,
71-73 Merridale Street West,
Wolverhampton,
WV3 ORW.

On street parking.

Meets on

Thursday from 7.30 pm.

Contact

Michael Oakes.
Tel: 01902 332442.

Facilities

Accessible to disabled players The playing room is on the ground floor and has disabled access.

Licensed bar Licensed bar.


Directions to Wolverhampton chess club

By road

From the Wolverhampton Ring Road (Penn Rd island), take the A449 south (Kidderminster). Immediately get into the right-hand lane and take the first right (Lea Rd). From there, take the second right (Upper Zoar St), then first left (Merridale St) - beware speed bumps. The club is on the left immediately after the first turning on the left.

17 or 514 bus

Starting from Wolverhampton bus station, travel to Great Brickklin St, and get off at Kimberly St (on the left). Walk up Kimberly St to the end and turn left. The club is about 50 yards/metres along on the right hand side.

511, 511A or 512 bus

Starting from Wolverhampton bus station, get off at MacDonald's and continue along Lea Rd, Turn right into Bristol St, and take the third turning on the left. The club is immediately on the left.


League involvement

Wolverhampton chess club have been continuously involved in the Wolverhampton League since 1952, and the Cannock League since it was founded in 1999.

Staffordshire county honours

2007 club of the year

Awarded to Wolverhampton chess club because of recent league success, and so many of their players regularly participating in county events

Jackson trophy   (U141)

1999, 1996, 1989, 1988, 1987.

Wolverhampton & district chess league

Division 1 (& league) champions

1960/1, 1953/4

Division 2 champions

1995/6, 1991/2, 1989/90, 1983/4, 1979/80, 1965/6

Division 3 champions

1999/2000, 1985/6, 1982/3

Division 4 champions

1996/7 1993/4, 1991/2

Division 5 champions

1991/2

Division 6 champions

1976/7

Pittaway cup

Winner 2013/14, 2012/13, 2009/10, 2003/4

Runner-up 2002/3, 1989/90

Team lightning tournament

Trophy section winner 2003/4, 2001/2, 1996/7, 1984/5

Major section winner 2000/1

Minor section winner 1995/6

Wolverhampton summer league

Division 2 champions

2012, 1990

Division 3 north champions

2000

Division 3 south champions

2012, 2008, 1994

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