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Under 1850 County players required for this Saturday 14th May 2022.

Posted by ian on May 10, 2022 at 3:55 AM Comments comments (0)

Greater Manchester Under 1850 county team. Still looking for some players. Email Adam Scoular swintonchessacademy1@gmail. if you fancy playing vs Middlesex in the National Quarter Final this coming Saturday 14th May.

Greater Manchester CCA v Middlesex CCA Under 1850 Saturday 14th May 2022

Posted by ian on April 25, 2022 at 10:20 AM Comments comments (0)

Greater Manchester CCA v Middlesex CCA Under 1850 Saturday 14th May 2022

Captain Adam Scoular (step in for this match)

Looking for players for this game.  who are  ECF Rated  under  1850  Saturday 14th May 2022.

Email:  swintonchessacademy1@gmail.com if you would like to play for further details.




Chess Tournament Friday 29th April 2022.

Posted by ian on April 13, 2022 at 4:25 AM Comments comments (0)

Swinton chess academy is hosting yet another tournament ( with the support of swinton&worsley chess club)for the quick firing chess players of the world

 

 

Friday 29th April 2022

 

 

10 minutes each no increments

 

 

2 sections

 

U1500

 

Open

 

1st place £100

 

2nd place £50

 

In both ...

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RIP Gareth Lewis.

Posted by ian on April 11, 2022 at 11:00 AM Comments comments (0)

I was saddened to hear of the reported death of Gareth Lewis. To those who were fortunate enough to have known Gareth I'm sure you will feel as I do that the passing of a true character somehow lessens us all. He really was unique and a person who it was a pleasure and delight to spend time with.

 

In the formative days of Oldham and Gt. Manchester Junior chess, he was the driving force who enthused all of us around him. He made things happen and got things done. He had litt...

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Reykjavik Open 2022 starts today 4pm GMT.

Posted by ian on April 6, 2022 at 10:00 AM Comments comments (0)

Lots of strong english players playing as well as other Grandmasters and International Masters taking part.

Pairings round 1 https://chess-results.com/tnr599063.aspx?lan=1&art=2&rd=1&flag=30

Live games round 1 https://chess24.com/en/watch/live-tournaments/kvika-reykjavik-open-2022/1/1/1

Round 1 Commentary FM Zibbit https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rfpadBOKil4&feature=emb_title



Rules and Information of the Spring 2022 over the board MCF competition

Posted by ian on March 21, 2022 at 10:40 AM Comments comments (0)

Rules and Information of the Spring 2022 over the board MCF competition is now on the download page of the website.

https://www.manchesterchess.com/downloads

Spring League message March 2022 .

Posted by ian on March 14, 2022 at 7:15 AM Comments comments (0)

Over-the-board play in the MCF is starting up once again with a “Spring League”, which will run from 28th March to 31st May. The fixtures are attached. There was considerable discussion as to the format to be used and this represents our best effort, having considered the information provided by clubs.

 

 

Mick Norris of Bury CC has once again kindly produced the set of fixtures. At this point, I take over responsibility for administering them, ...

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