5 round Swiss tournament 19th -21st May
|Posted by ian on March 27, 2023 at 6:30 AM||comments ()|
New captain of Heywood 1 till the end of the season.
|Posted by ian on March 13, 2023 at 7:35 PM||comments ()|
Peter Hurn has take over captain of Heywood 1 from Con Carey till the end of the season.
Mike Surtees wins the under 2200 Leyland Rapidplay 5.5/6. Full event results at the link below.
|Posted by ian on March 7, 2023 at 9:00 AM||comments ()|
Greater Manchester Open county team beat Yorkshire at the weekend.
|Posted by ian on February 20, 2023 at 9:40 AM||comments ()|
Registration standard and rapidplay lists have been updated Feb 2023
|Posted by ian on February 6, 2023 at 5:50 AM||comments ()|
Registrations Standard and Rapidplay have been updated. Can be found at the link below, Thanks to Alan Burke for the updates.
Bolton Easter Chess Congress Friday April 7th -Sunday April 9th
|Posted by ian on February 3, 2023 at 5:45 AM||comments ()|
Bolton Easter Chess Congress entry from is available now for download . On the upcoming events page. At the link below
We are also accepting online entry via the congress.org site, as per the link
The Greater Manchester Coutny open team and the under 2075 were in action. In the NCCU County Championship vs Northumberland this weekend. All the players and results can be found at the links below.
|Posted by ian on January 30, 2023 at 10:45 AM||comments ()|
Info for MCF Team Captains Jan 2023 update.
|Posted by ian on January 24, 2023 at 1:10 PM||comments ()|
The MCF’s document “Info for MCF Team Captains” has been revised and updated and is now available for download at the link below. https://www.manchesterchess.com/downloads
Mark Whitehead funeral details.
|Posted by ian on January 16, 2023 at 5:30 AM||comments ()|
Thursday 9 February at 11:50 am at Rochdale Crematorium, Bury Rd, Rochdale OL11 4DG
followed by a wake at Wellfield Working Mens Club, 1 Prince St, Rochdale OL16 5LL
Mark Whitehead With the white pieces playing at the Manchester Chess Federation Congress on the top boards.
RIP Mark Whitehead.
|Posted by ian on January 9, 2023 at 7:20 PM||comments ()|
It is with great sadness that I have to inform you that Mark Whitehead has died.
Mark was a member of Rochdale Chess Club for many years and was an active OTB player, playing as many as 200 games in a season. Not only did he play league chess;
competing in the Manchester Chess Federation league, Central Lancashire league and also Bury and Rochdale league. He also played and organised teams in the Four Nations Chess League.
Mark was a keen tournament player playing in the Opens and Majors around the country and was sucessful in many events. More details to follow.
(The text comes from the Rochadale Chess Club Website)