Thursday, 22 August 2019

New Season 2019 / 2020

The new Chess Season starts this September / October so David Adams will be collecting Club Fees and ECF membership fees on Tuesday 3rd September from 7.30pm.

Club Fees £25.00. ECF Bronze Membership fee £18.00.

We have a number of events planned over the next few Months which all club members are welcome to join by either participating or watching. 

Junior Chess Tournament. Sunday 15th September. Venue: Massey Ferguson Social Club. Organiser: Ed Goodwin.

Sprinkles Gelato, The Old Fire Station, Hales Street, Coventry, CV1 1JA. Captain: Colin Green.

The venue is an ice cream parlour/coffee shop.  We will have an area of
the shop for our match.  The shop will remain open to the public and for

Rapid Play - January 26th. Venue Massey Ferguson Social Club. More details to follow. Organiser: Ed Goodwin

For the first time, this Season we have entered a Coventry Chess team into the Leamington League. Captain: Simon Weaver. 

Just a reminder to all players, a proposal was made by Simon Weaver, that the default time for all League matches should be 90 minutes to complete all your moves. In other words, we drop the "put the clocks back 15 minutes after 1 hour 15 minutes when 30 moves have been made" This proposal was passed by the AGM and takes effect this Season. 

Wednesday, 7 August 2019

Coventry Chess Club 2nd Junior Open Rapidplay

After the success of last years Junior Tournament we have decided to organise another Tournament this year.

The details are as follows: -

Date: Sunday 15th September 2019

Start time: 11am

For players under 18 on 31st August 2019.

Open and Under 120 sections.

All moves in 15 minutes plus 10 second increment per move.

5 Rounds.

Venue: Massey Ferguson Social Club, Broad Lane Coventry.


Entry Fee: £3.00

New Grades & British Championships

The new grades for this Year have been issued by the ECF.

To find your new grade :- go here:-

We also had a number of players in The British Championships. This year it was held at Torquay. Congratulations to all Club members who took part as it is nice to see Coventry Chess represented at such an event.

Here are their results:-

In the Seniors Over 65

13= Ed Goodwin 4/7
23= Bernard Charnley 3.5/7

Major open

58= Josh Pink 3.5/9

AM open

15= Josh Pink 2/5

Under 120

10= Nigel Morris 3/5

For a full set of results go here:-