Search found 207 matches

by raycollett
Sat Mar 24, 2012 10:24 pm
Forum: MCCU
Topic: County matches 2011-12 Season
Replies: 39
Views: 12535

Re: County matches 2011-12 Season

Details of the u160 Notts-GMC match have now been published at:
http://www.mccu.org.uk/cm11-12/u160/u160.htm
The result and details of the u120 Worcs-Staffs Terriers match for the u120 title are awaited (written at 22:20hrs).
by raycollett
Sat Mar 17, 2012 11:02 pm
Forum: MCCU
Topic: County matches 2011-12 Season
Replies: 39
Views: 12535

Re: County matches 2011-12 Season

Details of all the matches held 17 March, u140 Notts-Worcs , and Staffs-Shrops and the u120 Warks-Lincs matches, are now posted to the MCCU web site:
http://www.mccu.org.uk/
Edited 15:40 Sunday
by raycollett
Fri Mar 16, 2012 10:04 am
Forum: Chess History
Topic: Players' longevity record?
Replies: 6
Views: 2022

Re: Players' longevity record?

Hold on! Can't I claim the Durham-Northumberland match was a 'staged' event rather than one occurring as a result of captains' decisions on player selection in the course of normal competitive league play?
by raycollett
Fri Mar 16, 2012 7:15 am
Forum: Chess History
Topic: Players' longevity record?
Replies: 6
Views: 2022

Players' longevity record?

In the Worcestershire League in the match Headless Cross - Greenlands on 27 Feb this year, the combined ages of the protagonists was 175 years :cool:. One of Worcestershire's players asks whther this is a record. Do you know better?
by raycollett
Sun Mar 11, 2012 11:45 am
Forum: MCCU
Topic: County matches 2011-12 Season
Replies: 39
Views: 12535

Re: County matches 2011-12 Season

Midlands Minor Counties' Title Leicestershire just beat Derbys yesterday to take the title because of their earlier win against Lincs. Lincolnshire convincingly beat Worcs in the remaining union stage match. Visit http://www.mccu.org.uk/cm11-12/minor/minor.htm for links to detailed scores and Graha...
by raycollett
Tue Mar 06, 2012 3:48 pm
Forum: Congress Results
Topic: Warwickshire Open Chess Champs 2012 : Prizes
Replies: 4
Views: 2539

Re: Warwickshire Open Chess Champs 2012 : Prizes

There are some pictures along with the results on the MCCU site linked from the http://www.mccu.org.uk/ MCCU home page.
by raycollett
Sun Mar 04, 2012 10:32 pm
Forum: MCCU
Topic: County matches 2011-12 Season
Replies: 39
Views: 12535

Re: County matches 2011-12 Season

Mick Norris wrote:Surely Worcs have already won the U140, given they beat Leics in their match?
Indeed they have, as you and Sean Hewitt have gently reminded me again :roll: of the MCCU tire-break rules.
by raycollett
Sun Mar 04, 2012 7:54 am
Forum: MCCU
Topic: County matches 2011-12 Season
Replies: 39
Views: 12535

Re: County matches 2011-12 Season

Results of yesterdays u140 matches are now on the web site
by raycollett
Sat Feb 25, 2012 1:49 pm
Forum: MCCU
Topic: County matches 2011-12 Season
Replies: 39
Views: 12535

Re: County matches 2011-12 Season

In the u160, Notts had a walkover to go top of this table. I'll report the result of the u160 GMC-Staffs encounter on the MCCU website on Wed 29 Feb as I'll be away from my computer software for a few days.
by raycollett
Sun Feb 12, 2012 10:57 am
Forum: MCCU
Topic: County matches 2011-12 Season
Replies: 39
Views: 12535

Re: County matches 2011-12 Season

In the under-120 team championships, Worcs had another victory to keep them in the lead. The results of the other two matches played 11 Feb are also posted to the MCCU website. I have now (12:40 Sunday) resolved the conflicting information about the Staffs Terriers-Lincs match, and I understand that...
by raycollett
Sun Feb 05, 2012 1:42 pm
Forum: MCCU
Topic: County matches 2011-12 Season
Replies: 39
Views: 12535

Re: County matches 2011-12 Season

On 4 Feb in the u140 Championship Notts convincingly beat Staffs and the Shrops-Warks fixture in the same tournament was postponed to 18 Feb. Visit http://www.mccu.org.uk/ for results of the match this weekend.
by raycollett
Sun Jan 29, 2012 11:51 am
Forum: MCCU
Topic: County matches 2011-12 Season
Replies: 39
Views: 12535

Re: County matches 2011-12 Season

Staffordshire are MCCU County Team champions for the third year running.

In the Minor Counties Championship, Lincs go to top of the table, but four teams are in the running.

For details go to http://www.mccu.org.uk
by raycollett
Tue Jan 17, 2012 10:30 pm
Forum: Deaths & Obituaries
Topic: Norman Young (1928-2012) Staffs
Replies: 0
Views: 1513

Norman Young (1928-2012) Staffs

16 Jan. The death of Norman Young (1928-2012) has been announced. Norman was a former president of Staffordshire Chess Association and was active over the board until a few weeks before his death. "He will be fondly remembered and sorely missed by all of his friends in the Chess World" writes curren...
by raycollett
Sat Jan 07, 2012 11:06 pm
Forum: MCCU
Topic: Web web address for Worcs and Herefords websites
Replies: 0
Views: 2154

Web web address for Worcs and Herefords websites

The new web addresses are: Worcestershire CA: http://www.raycollett.net/worcs/ Worcester & District CL: http://www.raycollett.net/wd/ Worcestershire CL: http://www.raycollett.net/wl/ Dudley & Dist CL: http://www.raycollett.net/dudley/ Worcester City CC: http://www.raycollett.net/city/ Herefordshire ...
by raycollett
Sat Jan 07, 2012 10:55 pm
Forum: MCCU
Topic: Worcestershire county teams
Replies: 22
Views: 7989

Re: Worcestershire county teams

Congratulations to Richard Turner's team for yet another Worcestershire win!