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It is with great sadness that we have to report the passing of our Tournament Secretary and Auditor Derek Perks on Thursday 18th October 2018. Our sympathies and thoughts go out to his family at this sad time. A full …

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It is with great sadness that we have to report the passing of our Tournament Secretary and Auditor Derek Perks on Thursday 18th October 2018. Our sympathies and thoughts go out to his family at this sad time. A full …

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I have had several requests to document the historical obituaries of our former players. Therefore you can now find all the published obituaries from the 1960’s onwards on just one Wiki page. It contains some Wrestlers, Actors, Russian speakers, players …

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We are sad to report the death of Colin Roberts of Wellington yesterday. Colin played for many years in the WDCL for Shifnal and Telford and played until only very recently for Wellington CC. He was an active player for …

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Graham, a long time stalwart of Midlands chess, died in New Cross Hospital on Wednesday March 21st at the age of 89. David Anderton, President of Staffordshire Chess Association, made a presentation to Graham Humphreys in 2011 to mark the appreciation …

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It is my sad duty to report the death of Dr Brian Dudley. He died on 30th September aged 86. The following details are provided by Eric Horwill, a team mate of Brian’s for 70 years and current Stourbridge CC President. …

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It is with sadness that we report the death of Dr Brian Dudley of Stourbridge, former president Worcestershire Chess Association and captain of its first team in the 1970s. We understand he died on Saturday 30th September aged 86. He …

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A memorial service was held on 7th Jan 2017 for Stourbridge’s Geoff Harris who sadly passed away in May 2016. A leading player from the post-war generation he was fondly remembered. Full details provided by Brian Dudley and Eric Horwill …

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Robin Farmery, a Birmingham League stalwart for well over 50 years, has died from cancer after a six month illness. Robin played his first of many games for Kynoch in the 1950’s as a teenager. He subsequently joined Lichfield in …

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Dear all, I know that some of you will already have been told of this, but I have been asked by Phil Staley of the Bushbury Chess club to inform you that, sadly, Alf Schroeder, a longstanding member and player …

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