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Worcestershire Chess Congresses

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No congress in 2020

It was not possible to hold a congress in 2020 because of the Covid-19 pandemic. The Government introduced restrictions on socialisng and sports and the congress's venue was not available for hire.

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Malcolm Pein (left) receives cheque for £900 from organiser Andrew Farthing
Malcolm Pein (left) receives cheque for £900 for Chess in Schools and Communities
from organiser Andrew Farthing in 2014 (Picture Vitharnsak Tao Bhokanandh)

Raising money for good causes

The success of the congress and the generosity of the organising and control team in giving their time freely to support the event have helped us to raise thousands of pounds for charity.  In its short history, the congress has helped the following charities:

2019       St Richard's Hospice, Worcester (£100)
2018       St Richard's Hospice, Worcester (£150)
2017       St Richard's Hospice, Worcester (£150)
2014       Chess in Schools & Communities (£900)
2013       Leukaemia CARE (£720)
2012       St Richard's Hospice, Worcester (£900)
2011       Age UK, Sandwell (£650)
2010       St Mary's Hospice, Birmingham (£500)
2009       Plica Awareness and Research (£60)


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