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Colin Roberts of Telford

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 Humphreys Obituary

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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Dr Brian Dudley – Obituary

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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Dr Brian Dudley of Stourbridge

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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Geoff Harris memorial

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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League stalwart dies

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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Alf Schroeder, deceased

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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