Tag: Rock Cup

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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Rock / Bidgood semis

Congratulations to all players through to the semi-finals. It’s good to see that two clubs, Mercia and Wolverhampton, are represented in both competitions. The semi-final draw for the Rock Cup is: Richard Wiltshir (RUS) 0-1 Andrew McCumiskey (MER) Robert Marshall

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Rock / Bidgood semis

Congratulations to all players through to the semi-finals. It’s good to see that two clubs, Mercia and Wolverhampton, are represented in both competitions. The semi-final draw for the Rock Cup is: Richard Wiltshir (RUS) v Andrew McCumiskey (MER) Robert Marshall

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Rock Cup game added

Last night’s Rock Cup quarter final game has been added between Andrew McCumiskey and Geoff Rosser here.

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Rock / Bidgood quarters

The quarter final draw for the Rock Cup is:  Peter Banks (HAL)                 v     Robert Marshall(WOL) Andrew Leadbetter (STA)      v     Derek Perks (MER) Andrew McCumiskey (MER) 1-0    Geoff Rosser (WOL) Malcolm Phipps (BSM)          v     Richard Wiltshir (RUS) The quarter final draw for

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Rock & Bidgood Cup draw

The Round 1 games have all been completed with the exception of the Stuart Deeley v Peter Banks match where a replay is to take place tonight following a first game draw; fortunately they are not affected by the round

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Rock / Bidgood Cup 2016/17

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 Cup / Bidgood Trophy draws

The Round 1 games have been completed with the last match played last night. I now have 11 players in the Rock Cup and 9 players in the Bidgood Trophy (sadly one player is eliminated due to a first round

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Rock Cup game available

Peter Banks’s Rock Cup round 1 match against Pete Evans is now available on the games page or here. An enjoyable open game played in a good spirit. Notes by the winner.

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Rock Cup 1st round draw

The first round draw (seeded) is: Gordon Sands (Wolverhampton) v Adrian Hussain (Warley Quinborne) Peter Nixon (Walsall Kipping) v Malcolm Phipps(Boldmere St Michaels) Geoff Rosser (Wolverhampton) v Peter Hubbard (Mercia) Martin Hathaway (Halesowen) v Robert Marshall (Wolverhampton) Mark Podlesak (Bushbury)

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