Tag: Rock Cup

Nick Arkell wins Rock Cup

Congratulations to Nick Arkell (Brother of GM Keith Arkell) of Halesowen who won the Rock Cup last night at home against Andrew McCumiskey of Mercia. The game can be seen here. This was the first time Nick has entered and

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Rock Cup final @ HAL 1st May

This years Rock Cup final will be held at Halesowen on Tuesday 1st May at 7:30pm between Nick Arkell (of Halesowen) and current cup holder Andrew McCumiskey (of Mercia).

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Rock Cup game added

The recent Rock Cup match at BSM between Andrew McCumiskey and Malcolm Phipps has been added to the games page here. If you have had any interesting games this Autumn please mail them to the webmaster.

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Rock / Bidgood draws update

Here are the updated draws (Home player first): Rock Cup Quarter finals Malcolm Phipps 0-1 Andrew McCumiskey Matthew Carr v Martyn Hathaway John Southcote v Dave Hodkinson Bye Nick Arkell Bidgood Preliminary Round Peter Banks 0-1 Kevan Ward Stuart Deeley

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Rock / Bidgood Cup news

Here are the updated draws: Rock Cup quarter finals Malcolm Phipps 0-1 Andrew McCumiskey Matthew Carr v Martyn Hathaway John Southcote v Dave Hodkinson Bye Nick Arkell Bidgood First Round Peter Banks 0-1 Kevan Ward Stuart Deeley vs Victor Brown

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Rock Cup round 1 draw

I have made the draw for the first round of the Rock Cup due to timing of my holiday this is a little late going out if we can get these games completed before the end of November we should

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Rock / Bidgood Cup 2017/18

The new chess season is almost upon us and I’m writing to canvass entries for the Wolverhampton League individual competitions, the Rock Cup and the Bidgood trophy. The Rock Cup is a knock-out tournament for the individual championship, open to

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Rock / Bidgood final pic

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Rock Cup report

Following a first game draw last week the replay between Andrew McCumiskey (MER)(w) and Robert Marshall (WOL) resulted in a win for Andrew. Congratulations to Andrew as the League’s new Rock Cup Champion. Robert will have to be contented with

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Rock / Bidgood finals report

Last night saw the finals of the two individual trophy finals hosted by Mercia Chess Club with excellent attacking chess on display. Robert Marshall (Wolverhampton) won the toss and had the white pieces against Andrew McCumiskey (Mercia) in the Rock

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