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2018-19 Season Fixtures and match results

Last updated 18 April 2019

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Division 1: Malvern are 2018-9 League champions

11 Mar. Malvern completed their fixtures with a win over chasing Worcester to make Malvern league champions. Theoretically Worcester could still have topped Malvern, but to do so they would have had to win 5½-½ - which no team has achieved against Malvern for many years.

26 Mar. Worcester travelled to Halesowen B and the scores are tied with one game unfinished. The Halesowen player resigned his game a few days later making the final score 2½-3½ in favour of Worcester.

22 Mar. Worcester go into second position with a home win against Olton.

7 Mar. Two match results today. Halesowen B beat Kidderminster A. In the second match, Halesowen A and Olton were at a stand-off with two-and-a-half points each with one game adjourned at the conclusion of the first session on 5 March, the outstanding result on board 2 was agreed drawn with a match draw the following day.

1 Mar. Malvern beat Halesowen A. Is Halesowen's domination in the Worcestershire League coming to an end?

28 Feb. Olton struggle against Halesowen B. Halesowen B resigned the board 1 game overnight to produce a match draw. With one game adjourned the score was 3-2 in Halesowen's favour.

20 Feb. Malvern go further ahead in a match where the home team defaulted a board.
14 Feb. Halesowen A catch up with Malvern witn a draw against Worcester.

7 Feb. Olton beat Kidderminster in a closely fought match to take olton into third place.

30 Jan. Worcester-Malvern match postponed because of threatened snow.

29 Jan. Halesowen A, as expected, win against Halesowen B to bring the A team within a point of leaders Malvern

24 Jan. Worcester City beat Kidderminster to claim second spot in the table.

22 Jan. Halesowen B conceded their match against Malvern putting the latter further ahead.

14 Jan. The board 2 game Olton-Malvern was agreed a draw without resumption giving Malvern the match and putting them at the top of the table.

9 Jan. Brian Turner finally won his adjourned board 3 game for Malvern against Worcester near the end of the third session of play.

8 Jan. Malvern have at least a draw against Olton with one game unfinished and due to be resumed on 15 January.
7 Dec. Malvern beat Worcester with one game unfinished.

5 Dec. Kidderminster beat Halesowen B.

27 Nov. Olton, playing at home beat a weakened Halesowen team to challenge for the lead.

20 Nov. Halesowen B lead Malvern 3-2. One game was unfinished, but agreed drawn without resumption giving Halesowen B the match.

3 Nov. Malvern and Halesowen A agree results of adjourned games to halve their match on 16 Oct match.

2 Nov. Malvern beat Kidderminster A.

1 Nov. Worcester City in a home match were ahead of Halesowen B with the board 1 game unfinished, but Halesowen resigned that game the following day.
23 Oct. Halesowen A beat Worcester City to go into a clear lead in Division 1.

18 Oct. Worcester City gain their first match win against Kidderminster, but one game is unfinished.

16 Oct. Halesowen A lead in their away match with Malvern.

12 Oct. Malvern and Olton Draw

9 Oct. Halesowen A, without grandmaster support, easily overcome the B team.

27 Sep. Worcester City, a man down gain an away draw against Olton.

26 Sep. Halesowen A crush Kidderminster.

4 Sep. Olton start the ball rolling with a win over Halesowen B

2018-19 Division 1 Table

Team Played Won Drawn Lost For Against Match
Points
Malvern 10* 7* 2 1 39* 21 16*
Worcester City 10 5 2 3 32 28 12
Halesowen A 9 4 3 2 31½ 22½ 11
Olton 9 3 4 2 28½ 25½ 10
Halesowen B 10‡ 2 1 7‡ 23 37‡ 5
Kidderminster A 8 1 0 7 14 34 2

Notes: * includes match won by default; includes conceded match.

2018-19 Fixtures Division 1

2018
2018-9 Date Division 1 FixturesResult
Tue 4 Sep Olton - Halesowen B 4 - 2
Wed 26 Sep Kidderminster A - Halesowen A 1 - 5
Thu 27 Sep Olton - Worcester City 3 - 3
Tue 9 Oct Halesowen A - Halesowen B 5 - 1
Fri 12 Oct Malvern - Olton 3 - 3
Tue 16 Oct Halesowen A - Malvern 3 - 3
Thu 18 Oct Worcester City - Kidderminster A 4½ - 1½
Tue 23 Oct Halesowen A - Worcester City 4 - 2
Thu 1 Nov Worcester City - Halesowen B 4 - 2
Fri 2 Nov Malvern - Kidderminster A 5 - 1
Tue 20 Nov Halesowen B - Malvern 3½ - 2½
Tue 27 Nov Olton - Halesowen A 4 - 2
Wed 5 Dec Kidderminster A - Halesowen B 4 - 2
Fri 7 Dec Malvern - Worcester City 4½ - 1½
Tue 8 Jan Olton - Malvern (at Greenlands) 2½ - 3½
Fri 18 Jan Malvern - Halesowen B 6 - 0 def
Wed 23 Jan Kidderminster A - Worcester City 1 - 5
Tue 29 Jan Halesowen B - Halesowen A 2 - 4
Wed 6 Feb Kidderminster A - Olton 2½ - 3½
Thu 14 Feb Worcester City - Halesowen A 3 - 3
Wed 20 Feb Kidderminster A - Malvern 2 - 4
Tue 26 Feb Halesowen B - Olton 3 - 3
19-22 Apr Easter   
Fri 1 Mar Malvern - Halesowen A 3½ - 2½
Tue 5 Mar Halesowen A - Olton 3 - 3
Thu 7 Mar Halesowen B - Kidderminster A 5 - 1
Thu 21 Mar Worcester City - Olton 3½ - 2½
Tue 26 Mar Halesowen B - Worcester City 2½ - 3½
Thu 11 Apr Worcester City - Malvern 2 - 4
Thu 25 Apr Halesowen A - Kidderminster A NEW  
Tue 30 Apr Kidderminster A - Olton NEW  
     

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Division 2: Stourbridge catching up, but Halesowen ahead

Division 2 trophy depends on final match result

 

17 Apr. Stourbridge achieve another convincing win to get within 1 point of Halesowen.

10 Apr. Stourbridge with another highly graded team demolished Droitwich and jump to second place in the table. The last match of the season, Stourbridge-Halesowen C, on 24 April could well determine the Division 2 champions.

9 Apr. Stourbridge turned out a strong team to beat Greenlands.

1 Apr. Droitwich beat Stourbridge B.

13 Mar. Halesowen resoundingly defeat Droitwich to go even further into the lead.

5 Mar. Droitwich win their first match of the season against Greenlands.

20 Feb. Stourbridge beat Kidderminster.

5 Feb. Halesowen annhilate Greenlands

30 Jan. Halesowen confirm their top position by beating Kidderminster

24 Jan. Droitwich draw against Kidderminste.

17 Jan. Halesowen C beat Droitwich in a home match to move further away in the lead.

9 Jan. Kidderminster get their first match win and jump to 2nd place in the table with a win over Greenlands.

5 Dec. Result of unfinished game in Stourbridge-Halesowen C match was a win for Halesowen.

28 Nov. Kidderminster and Stourbridge draw.
21 Nov. Droitwich draw at home with Greenlands

20 Nov. Stourbridge join battle and lead Halesowen C, current division leaders, 3½-½ with one game unfinished.

15 Nov. Halesowen C beat Greenlands.
13 Nov. Greenlands beat Kidderminster B

31 Oct. Droitwich with new player halve their match with Kidderminster B.

16 Oct. Halesowen C beat Kidderminster B

19 Sep. A delayed start for the 2018-9 season with a postponement of the first scheduled match

 

2018-19 Division 2 Table

Team Played Won Drawn Lost For Against Match
Points
Halesowen C 7 6 0 1 24½ 10½ 12
Stourbridge 7 5 1 1 24 16 11
Droitwich 8 2 3 3 18 22 7
Kidderminster B 7 1 2 4 15 20 3
Greenlands 6 1 1 4 20½ 3

Notes:

2018-19 Fixtures Division 2

2018-9 Date Division 2 Fixture Result
Tue 16 Oct Halesowen C - Kidderminster B 3 - 2
Wed 31 Oct Kidderminster B - Droitwich 2½ - 2½
Tue 13 Nov Greenlands - Kidderminster B 3 - 2
Thu 15 Nov Halesowen C - Greenlands 3½ - 1½
Tue 20 Nov Halesowen C - Stourbridge 1½ - 3½
Wed 21 Nov Droitwich - Greenlands 2½ - 2½
Wed 28 Nov Stourbridge - Kidderminster B 2½ - 2½
Wed 9 Jan Kidderminster B - Greenlands 4 - 1
Thu 17 Jan Halesowen C - Droitwich 3 - 2
Wed 23 Jan Droitwich - Kidderminster B 2½ - 2½
Wed 30 Jan Kidderminster B - Halesowen C 1 - 4
Tue 5 Feb Greenlands - Halesowen C 0 - 5
Wed 20 Feb Kidderminster B - Stourbridge 1 - 4
Tue 5 Mar Greenlands - Droitwich 1½ - 3½
Wed 13 Mar Droitwich - Halesowen C ½ - 4½
Mon 1 Apr Stourbridge - Droitwich 1½ - 3½
Tue 9 Apr Greenlands - Stourbridge ½ -4½
Wed 10 Apr Droitwich - Stourbridge 1 - 4
Wed 17 Apr Stourbridge - Greenlands 4 - 1
Wed 24 Apr Stourbridge - Halesowen C NEW  
     

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2018-19 Fixtures Team Knock-out Competition

4 Apr. Worcester beat Greenlands on handicap. The scores over the boards were tied, but Worcester had the lower graded team and go into the final against Shirley.

12 Mar. Mercia withdrew from the 2018-9 competition and Worcester meet Greenlands for a semi-final match.

7 Mar. Shirley beat Malvern

14 Dec. Malvern beat Droitwich and Shirley are the first finalists to qualify.

11 Dec. Shirley & Wythall beat Redditch.

1 Nov. In the first match to be completed, Greenlands beat Kidderminster

 

2018-9 Quarter finals 2018-9 Semi-finals 2018-9 Final

Mercia (withdrew)- Worcester (A)

Worcester (H) - Greenlands(A)

Shirley vs Worcester

Kidderminster (H) 2.4 - 4.0 Greenlands (A)

Redditch (H) 3.2 - 4.0 Shirley & Wythall (A)

Shirley & Wythall (H) - Malvern (A)

Malvern (H) 4.0 - 3.7 Droitwich (A)

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