Author name: Nick Holmes

Shrewsbury Town Championship winners

Congratulations to Telepost players Shane Greenwood, Alex Brims and John Casewell – joint winners of the U1700 section of the 2023 Shrewsbury Town Championship. Congratulations to Telepost player Rudi Bedford – winner of the U1400 section. Final deadline for the playoffs to determine overall winner is 31/3/24. Full details on the competition page here.

Juniors in county action

Telepost Juniors have featured in a national online competition, representing Shropshire in the ECF Junior Online Under 13 Championship. Rudi Bedford, Ellis Sharp and Merry Curtis all won as Shropshire took their first match against Hampshire 4-0. For the second round, they were outrated on all four boards against Oxfordshire, but this lovely checkmate from …

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Juniors on the rise

Telepost Junior whitewashed Telepost F 4-0 in Shropshire League 3 to confirm, in case anyone doubted it, that we are in a new era of chess in the county. Wins for Rudi Bedford, Merry Curtis and Ellis Sharp, plus a default on bottom board, lifted the Juniors to mid-table, just behind their equally promising rivals, …

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Telepost A go double top

Telepost A, recently strengthened by the return of Nat Paul, have gone double top in the Shropshire Division One standard and rapidplay leagues in an early statement of their intent to compete for silverware this season. In League Division One, a 4-1 win away to newly promoted Telford A leaves Telepost level on points with …

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