|Posted by ian on December 23, 2019 at 4:45 AM||comments (0)|
Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year to all our readers. Watch out for chess being featured on Coronation Street early in the New Year.
|Posted by ian on December 11, 2019 at 5:35 AM||comments (0)|
Thanks to all the all the players who took part in the Bolton Rapidplay December 2019. Thanks to Rod Middleton for the cross tables which can be found at the link below. Also thanks to Barbara Bennett for the wonderful photographs taken at the event.
Cross tables can be found on the download page of the MCF website. https://www.manchesterchess.com/downloads
Photos can be found here from the event. https://barbarabennettphotography.pixieset.com/38thboltonchesscongress2019-1/
|Posted by ian on November 30, 2019 at 6:25 AM||comments (0)|
3Cs IM Andy Horton and Bolton's IM Joe Mcphillips are playing in the event.
|Posted by ian on November 26, 2019 at 5:55 AM||comments (0)|
Bolton Rapidplay This coming Sunday 1st December. New time limit this year of 25 minutes plus 10 seconds a move. Entry form download with all the details can be found here. https://manchesterchess.com/upcoming-events still time to enter, email your entries to firstname.lastname@example.org
|Posted by ian on November 26, 2019 at 5:45 AM||comments (0)|
Many Manchester League players,were in action at the British Rapidplay 2019. All the results can be found below
|Posted by ian on November 21, 2019 at 11:15 AM||comments (0)|
In date order:
Tues 3 Dec Stockport 2 3Cs 3 Wahltuch Trophy Semi Final
Tues 3 Dec Chorlton 4 Eccles 1 Hartley Trophy Semi Final
Weds 4 Dec Heywood 4 Bolton 4 Hartley Trophy Semi Final
Weds 4 Dec Denton 2 Northenden 2 Alfred Milner Semi Final
Mon 9 Dec Blue 1 3Cs 1 Reyner Shield Semi Final
Tues 10 Dec Stockport 1 Chorlton 1 Reyner Shield Semi Final
Weds 11 Dec Eccles 2 Bolton 5 Alfred Milner Semi Final
Thurs 12 Dec Urmston 1 Denton 1 Wahltuch Trophy Semi Final
|Posted by ian on November 21, 2019 at 4:15 AM||comments (0)|
A further update to the MCF Directory - more detailed information regarding the new venue for Worsley CC now included.
Manchester League Fixtures Secretary
|Posted by ian on November 17, 2019 at 2:40 AM||comments (0)|
Worsley Chess Club – change of venue and match night
(16.11.2019) From week beginning 25th November, Worsley Chess Club’s new venue will be:
Swinton Legion Club
1A Cheetham Road
Manchester M27 4UQ
Tel: 0161 793 8262
Match night: Monday
Club night: Thursday
The MCF Directory has been updated accordingly. All Worsley’s home fixtures in the Mancester league have been moved from Tuesday to Monday of the same week. If this causes any difficulties for the away club, please inform me as soon as possible and copy to the Worsley CC Secretary Daryl Harman.
Manchester League Fixtures Secretary
|Posted by ian on November 11, 2019 at 5:25 AM||comments (0)|
MANCHESTER JUNIOR CHESS CONGRESS
Saturday 9th November 2019
High Lawn Primary School, Bolton
At the second Manchester Junior Congress of the year, MJC was able to host an Open Section with players in an All-Play-All that was played to Standard Play regulations.
The Knights section, for children new to chess, and the Kings section attracted almost forty children in five round Swiss tournaments.
Open Section: Thisumi Jayawarna Heywood Chess Club
=1st Boys Mustafa Malik Bolton School
Rowan Eccleston Edgworth School
=1st Girls Nikita Luhar Bolton School
Imaan Iqbal Bolton School
2nd Boys Matthew Pearson Bolton School
2nd Girls Lana Baker Bolton School
1st Boys Ivan Elisseev-Siua Warrngton
=1st Girls Tabitha Jordan Bolton School
Savannah Ashton Three C’s
2nd Boys Rayyan Munshi Bolton School
2nd Girls Mana Rao Bolton Girls
=3rd Boys Nathan Kippen Broadoak School
Tejas Neelam Bolton School
3rd Girls Hanna Sheikh Bolton School
Thanks got to the controllers: Rod Middleton, Nilanga Jayawarna and Ruth Eccleston
The next two congresses will be in Oldham and Altrincham dates to be agreed. Watch this website for details.
|Posted by ian on November 5, 2019 at 9:15 AM||comments (0)|
Manchester Under 160 county team were in action last weekend. Sadly lost to Warwickshire 10.5-5.5. A special thanks to the car drivers and players who took part in the match.http://www.mccu.org.uk/cm19-20/u160/u160_warks_gmc2nov19.htm Updated league standings:http://www.mccu.org.uk/cm19-20/u160/u160.htm The key game will be against Notts Sat Feb 1st 2020.