Welcome

This is the official website of Rushall Chess Club, founded in 1981. We now meet at 7pm on  Mondays at Aldridge Social Club. It boasts a friendly and welcoming atmosphere, with lots of keen players. It welcomes all ages and abilities, and has one of the lowest yearly membership rates in the country!

We are members of three chess leagues and play in different divisions giving varying levels of ability. We play in the Winter and the Summer, playing in standard play and rapid play leagues in the respective seasons. Please do note, however, that we close on Bank Holiday Mondays . Even if we are not playing in a league  at a certain time of the year, our committed members still meet and play friendlies and internal tournaments.


About us

You can join by turning up on a Monday after 7pm at the Social Club.. The  membership fees for the year are £10 , and £5 for schoolchildren . Come along for a week or two before you decide whether to join. People selected and  wishing to play league chess would also need to purchase an English Chess Federation Membership.

The 500 Club (Played more than 500 league matches for Rushall)

Steve Wilcox  975,  Shane Cooksey  846  ,  Ray Hancox  652  , 

Peter Turner 600  , Josh Hennion585.

(As at September 2021)

COMMITTEE     Chairman - John Grant,    Secretary - Steve Wilcox,    Treasurer - Roger Threlfall,  Tournament Organiser - Steve Wilcox,  Webmaster - David Jarvis,  Captains - JG / SW









Contact us?

 Aldridge Social Club, High Street Aldridge, WS9 8LZ

 Contact: Stephen Wilcox

 Phone: 01922 403942

 Email: srwil58@yahoo.co.uk

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Public Games

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Honours

CDCL DIV 2 CHAMPIONS 2022 (SPRING) capt S Wilcox

BDCL DIV 3 CHAMPIONS 2019/20  captain S Wilcox                                          CHASE TROPHY 2021/22

WDCL DIV 4 CHAMPIONS 2019/20 capt J Grant                                                   TOWNSHEND TROPHY  2016/17

CDCL DIV 2 CHAMPIONS 2017/18 capt S Cooksey                                             HUMPHREYS TROPHY 2012/13

CDCL DIV 2 JOINT CHAMPIONS 2015/16 J Grant                                                NATIONAL INTERMEDIATE PLATE 2010/11

WDCL DIV 4 CHAMPIONS 2015/16 capt S Cooksey                                            WITHNALL TROPHY 2010/11

BDCL DIV 6 CHAMPIONS 2015/16 capt R Threlfall                                              HUMPHREYS TROPHY 2008/09

W'TON SUMMER LEAGUE DIV 2  CHAMPIONS 2014 capt S Cooksey           WITHNALL TROPHY 2005/06

W'TON SUMMER LEAGUE DIV 3  CHAMPIONS  2013 capt J Hennion            GOTHARD TROPHY  2005/06

CDCL DIV 3 CHAMPIONS 2012/13 capt K Butler                                                   GOTHARD TROPHY 2004/05                                                                                     

CDCL DIV 2 CHAMPIONS 2012/13 capt M Sangha                                              WITHNALL TROPHY 2001/02

CDCLDIV 3 CHAMPIONS 2011/12 capt J Hennion                                               CHASE TROPHY 2000/01

WDCL DIV 4 CHAMPIONS 2011/12 capt P Greenwood                                       JACKSON TROPHY 1999/2000

CDCL DIV 3 CHAMPIONS  2010/11 capt K Butler                                                 GOTHARD TROPHY 1999/2000

CDCL DIV 2 CHAMPIONS 2010/11  capt M Sangha                                             GOTHARD TROPHY 1998/99

WDCL DIV 4 CHAMPIONS 2009/10  capt P Greenwood                                     WITHNALL TROPHY 1996/97                                 

CDCL DIV 2 CHAMPIONS  2010/11 capt M Sangha                                            JACKSON TROHY 1995/96

WDCL DLV 4 CHAMPiONS 2009/2010 capt P Greenwood                                STAFFS U/100 TROPHY 1994/95(withnall)

CDCL DIV 3 CHAMPIONS 2008/09 capt J Hennion                                            STAFFS U/100 TROPHY 1993/94(withnall)

W'TON SUMMER LGE DIV 2 CHAMPIONS 2008 capt S Wilcox                      JACKSON TROPHY   1988/89          


WDCL DIV 3 CHAMPIONS 2007/08 capt R Hancox                                            JACKSON TROPHY 1987/88

WDCL DIV 3 CHAMPIONS 2006/07 capt R Hancox                                            JACKSON TROPHY 1986/87

CDCL DIV 1 CHAMPIONS 2005/06 capt J Staniforth

W'TON SUMMER LEAGUE DIV 2 CHAMPIONS 2005 capt S Wilcox

CDCL DIV 3 CHAMPIONS 2004/05 capt J Hennion

CDCL DIV 2 CHAMPIONS 2004/05 capt S Cooksey

W'TON SUMMER LEAGUE DIV 2 CHAMPIONS 2004 capt S Wilcox

CDCL Div 3 CHAMPIONS 2003/04  capt J Hennion 

CDCL DIV 2 CHAMPIONS 2002/03 capt  C Wilcox

CDCL DIV 1 CHAMPIONS 2002/03  capt J Staniforth

W'TON SUMMER LEAGUE DIV 3 CHAMPIONS 2002 capt S Cooksey

CDCL DIV 3 CHAMPIONS 2001/02  capt J Hennion

WDCL DIV 2 CHAMPIONS 2001/02  capt S Wilcox

W'TON SUMMER LEAGUE DIV 3 SOUTH  Champions 2001 capt S Cooksey

W'TON SUMMER LEAGUE DIV 3 NORTH Champions 2001 capt C Wilcox

W'TON SUMMER LEAGUE DIV 2 Champions 1999  capt S Wilcox

W''TON SUMMER LEAGUE DIV 2 NORTH Champions 1996 capt D McIntosh

BDCL Div 4 Champions 1995/96  capt S Wilcox

Tamworth Summer League  Minor Division Champions 1995 capt S Wilcox

W'TON SUMMER LEAGUE DIV 3 NORTH CHAMPIONS  1994 capt K Hooper

W'TON SUMMER LEAGUE DIV 2 CHAMPIONS  1994 capt S Wilcox

BDCL DIV 10 CHAMPIONS 1993/94 capt D Lambe

W'TON SUMMER LEAGUE DIV 3 CHAMPIONS 1993 capt K Hooper

W'TON SUMMER LEAGUE DIV 3 CHAMPIONS 1991 capt P Munro

W'TON SUMMER LEAGUE DIV 3 CHAMPIONS 1989 capt P Munro

WDCL DIV 4 CHAMPIONS DIV 4 1988/89 capt P Munro

W'TON SUMMER LEAGUE DIV 2 CHAMPIONS 1988 capt M Jebb

WDCL DIV 3 CHAMPIONS DIV 3 1984/85 capt S Wilcox












Honours
CDCL Div 2 winners 2022

News

 stevew
15 minute rapidplay results, 11.7/22
12 Jul 22

Manpreet Sangha 4 1/2 / 5

Adrian Dibble / Alex Pready 4 / 5

best u/1630 gtade also Adrian

best over 60 y o also Alex

best under 18 Stephen Gaskell 2 1/2 / 5

best score from player with slow start Aryan Shankar 2 / 5




 stevew
best summer league percentages 2022
05 Jul 22
Samuel Baugh 87.5% (3 1/2 /4)
Adrian Dibble 85% (8 1/2 /10)
Peter Leary 62.5% (7 1/2 /12)
Manpreet Sangha 60% (6 / 10)
Aryan Shankar 56.3% (4 1/2 /8)

 stevew
End of 2021/22 league top percentages
04 Jun 22

David Jarvis Played 12 - 62.5%, Stephen Gaskell Played 8 - 62.5%, Shriya Pillay Played 14 - 60.7%,

Adrian Dibble Played 7 - 57.1%, Joseph Wilcox Played 9 - 55.5%, John Grant Played 22 - 54.5%,

Alex Pready Played 21 - 52.3%,  Roger Bray Plated 19 - 52.6%.



 stevew
More Silverware !
17 May 22

16/5/22 We win final Cannock league division two match V Rugeley, Winning Championship. Played 6, scoring 9 points.

Top scorer for the ream was Stefan Winman with 3 out of 3



 stevew
Chase Trophy. Rugeley vs Rushall on 19-Apr-2022
19 Apr 22

CDCL's Cup Final, Drawn 2 - 2 , but Rushall win on board count.


 stevew
David Anderton OBE 1941-2022
04 Apr 22

It is sad to report the passing of Walsall Kipping's David Anderton, who died on 1st April, 2022.

David was a brilliant player for Walsall and Staffordshire. He had been past President of the County as well as first team captain for many years. He had many roles with the English Chess Federation including captain of their international team.

Condolences go to David's widow Doreen, a past member of Rushall Chess Club.



 stevew
Steve Whatmore
11 Feb 22

Good News. Steve has decided to play ror us in the WDCL as well.


 stevew
15 minute rapidplay results
20 Jan 22

               RESULTS

Joint Winners ( 4/5 ) Alex Pready, Steve Whatmore, Steve Wilcox(also best over 60 )                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     best under 18 y o  ( 3/5 ) Stephen Gaskell

best under 1640 grade ( 3 1/2/ ) Stefan Winman 

best slow starter ( 3/5 ) Pradeep Shankar

sixteen entered


                                    

                                    


 


 stevew
January 2022, half season ratings
01 Jan 22

On our Links page you can navigate to the ECF ratings page. Here are shown the half season (January) ratings. Only five of our players have increased their grades since the start of the season (July 2021). They are Joe Wilcox +23, Shriya Pillay +22, John Staniforth +17, Peter Turner +6, Steve Whatmore +5.


 stevew
News
06 Dec 21

Please let Webmaster David Jarvis know of any newsworthy items.


 stevew    12 Jul 22
15 minute rapidplay results, 11.7/22

Manpreet Sangha 4 1/2 / 5

Adrian Dibble / Alex Pready 4 / 5

best u/1630 gtade also Adrian

best over 60 y o also Alex

best under 18 Stephen Gaskell 2 1/2 / 5

best score from player with slow start Aryan Shankar 2 / 5




 stevew    05 Jul 22
best summer league percentages 2022
Samuel Baugh 87.5% (3 1/2 /4)
Adrian Dibble 85% (8 1/2 /10)
Peter Leary 62.5% (7 1/2 /12)
Manpreet Sangha 60% (6 / 10)
Aryan Shankar 56.3% (4 1/2 /8)

 stevew    04 Jun 22
End of 2021/22 league top percentages

David Jarvis Played 12 - 62.5%, Stephen Gaskell Played 8 - 62.5%, Shriya Pillay Played 14 - 60.7%,

Adrian Dibble Played 7 - 57.1%, Joseph Wilcox Played 9 - 55.5%, John Grant Played 22 - 54.5%,

Alex Pready Played 21 - 52.3%,  Roger Bray Plated 19 - 52.6%.



 stevew    17 May 22
More Silverware !

16/5/22 We win final Cannock league division two match V Rugeley, Winning Championship. Played 6, scoring 9 points.

Top scorer for the ream was Stefan Winman with 3 out of 3



 stevew    19 Apr 22
Chase Trophy. Rugeley vs Rushall on 19-Apr-2022

CDCL's Cup Final, Drawn 2 - 2 , but Rushall win on board count.


 stevew    04 Apr 22
David Anderton OBE 1941-2022

It is sad to report the passing of Walsall Kipping's David Anderton, who died on 1st April, 2022.

David was a brilliant player for Walsall and Staffordshire. He had been past President of the County as well as first team captain for many years. He had many roles with the English Chess Federation including captain of their international team.

Condolences go to David's widow Doreen, a past member of Rushall Chess Club.



 stevew    11 Feb 22
Steve Whatmore

Good News. Steve has decided to play ror us in the WDCL as well.


 stevew    20 Jan 22
15 minute rapidplay results

               RESULTS

Joint Winners ( 4/5 ) Alex Pready, Steve Whatmore, Steve Wilcox(also best over 60 )                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     best under 18 y o  ( 3/5 ) Stephen Gaskell

best under 1640 grade ( 3 1/2/ ) Stefan Winman 

best slow starter ( 3/5 ) Pradeep Shankar

sixteen entered


                                    

                                    


 


 stevew    01 Jan 22
January 2022, half season ratings

On our Links page you can navigate to the ECF ratings page. Here are shown the half season (January) ratings. Only five of our players have increased their grades since the start of the season (July 2021). They are Joe Wilcox +23, Shriya Pillay +22, John Staniforth +17, Peter Turner +6, Steve Whatmore +5.


 stevew    06 Dec 21
News

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 Aldridge Social Club, High Street, Aldridge, WS9 8LZ, United Kingdom

Free parking in Bakers Lane Car Park at Club ( off Little Aston Road. )



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