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West Midlands Area League

Division 1

Spring 2021 Division 1

Updated 13 April 2021

League championship a two horse race

8 Apr. Longbridge and Solihull extend their lead from the pack. Solihull beat Warwick University Alumni and Redditch beat Hereford. Worcester lost to Longbridge but drew the second leg of the fixture so that Solihull now lead Longbridge by a single match point.

1 Apr. Longbridge and Solihull head the league. The two leaders both won in round 2. Longbridge beat Reditch and Solihull beat Hereford. Worcester and Warwick University Alumni were more evenly matched and Worcester were winners.

25 Mar. No surprises in round 1. In the first round, newly promoted Alumni played league champions Redditch and achieved a draw. Solihull beat Worcester and Longbridge beat Hereford.

Division 1 table Summer 2020

West Midlands Area League Spring 2021 season
Team Play Won Draw Lost For Against Difference Match Points
Solihull 1 6 6 0 0 17 7 10 15
Longbridge 1 6 5 1 0 15½ 7 14
Redditch 6 2 2 2 13 11 2 7
Worcester 6 1 1 4 10 14 -4 4
Warwick University Alumni 6 1 2 3 10 14 -4 4
Hereford 6 0 0 6 17½ -11 0
Date Home Team Result Away Team
Thu 25 Mar Hereford 2 - 6 Longbridge 1
Thu 25 Mar Redditch 4 - 4 Warwick Univ Alumni
Thu 25 Mar Worcester 1 2 - 6 Solihull 1
Thu 1 Apr Solihull 1 5½ - 2½ Hereford
Thu 1 Apr Warwick Univ Alumni 3½ - 4½ Worcester 1
Thu 1 Apr Longbridge 1 5 - 3 Redditch
Thu 8 Apr Hereford 2 - 6 Redditch
Thu 8 Apr Worcester 1 3½ - 4½ Longbridge 1
Thu 8 Apr Solihull 1 5½ - 2½ Warwick Univ Alumni
Thu 15 Apr Warwick Univ Alumni   Hereford
Thu 15 Apr Longbridge 1   Solihull 1
Thu 15 Apr Redditch   Worcester 1
Thu 22 Apr Hereford   Worcester 1
Thu 22 Apr Solihull 1   Redditch
Thu 22 Apr Warwick Univ Alumni   Longbridge 1
 
WMA Division 2 Spring 2021
Board Rating Solihull 1 8 Apr Warwick Univ Alumni Rating
1 2138 McCumiskey, Andrew 1 - 0 awaited  
2 1783 Summerfield, Julian 0 - 1    
3 2163 Agnew, Alan 1 - 0    
4 1922 Gibbon, Eric 1 - 0    
    Result 3 - 1 to be confirmed  
1 2138 McCumiskey, Andrew 1 - 0 awaited  
2 1783 Summerfield, Julian 0 - 1    
3 2163 Agnew, Alan 1 - 0    
4 1922 Gibbon, Eric ½ - ½    
    Result 2½ - 1½ to be confirmed  
Board Rating Worcester 8 Apr Longbridge Rating
1 1698 Sutton, Rob 1 - 0 Hurney, Kevin 1975
2 1602 Rastall, Joe 0 - 1 Stern, Robert 2057
3 1743 Collett, Ray 0 - 1 Small, Edward 1806
4 1386 Vernon, Colin ½ - ½ Walsh, Marcus 1879
    Result 1½ - 2½    
1 1698 Sutton, Rob 1 - 0 Hurney, Kevin 1975
2 1602 Rastall, Joe 0 - 1 Stern, Robert 2057
3 1743 Collett, Ray 0 - 1 Small, Edward 1806
4 1386 Vernon, Colin 1 - 0 Walsh, Marcus 1879
    Result 2 - 2    
Board Rating Hereford 8 Apr Redditch Rating
1 2034 Marchant, Geoffrey 1 - 0 Evans, Harry 1999
2 0990 Hancock, David 0 - 1 Chaplin, Peter 1912
3 1357 Hanne, Nick 0 - 1 Towers, Nigel 1761
4 1568 Home, Michael 0 - 1 Russell, Scott 1623
    Result 1 - 3    
1 2034 Marchant, Geoffrey 1 - 0 Evans, Harry 1999
2 0990 Hancock, David 0 - 1 Chaplin, Peter 1912
3 1357 Hanne, Nick 0 - 1 Towers, Nigel 1761
4 1568 Home, Michael 0 - 1 Russell, Scott 1623
    Result 1 - 3    
Board Rating Longbridge 1 1 Apr Redditch Rating
1 1975 Hurney, Kevin ½ - ½ Evans, Harry 1999
2 2057 Stern, Robert 0 - 1 Chaplin, Peter 1912
3 1806 Small, Edward 1 - 0 Towers, Nigel 1761
4 1879 Walsh, Marcus 1 - 0 Rimmington, Anthony 1370
    Result 2½ - 1½    
1 1975 Hurney, Kevin 1 - 0 Evans, Harry 1999
2 2057 Stern, Robert ½ - ½ Chaplin, Peter 1912
3 1806 Small, Edward 0 - 1 Towers, Nigel 1761
4 1879 Walsh, Marcus 1 - 0 Rimmington, Anthony 1370
    Result 2½ - 1½    
Board Rating Warwick Univ Alumni 1 Apr Worcester 1 Rating
1 1656 Munns, James 0 - 1 Sutton, Rob 1698
2 1695 Goodall, Jasper 1 - 0 Holmes, Matthew 1798
3 1703 Hall, Sam ½ - ½ Collett, Ray 1743
4 1681 Coldwell, Matthew 1 - 0 Vernon, Colin 1386
    Result 2½ - 1½    
1 1656 Munns, James 0 - 1 Sutton, Rob 1698
2 1695 Goodall, Jasper 1 - 0 Holmes, Matthew 1798
3 1703 Hall, Sam 0 - 1 Collett, Ray 1743
4 1681 Coldwell, Matthew 0 - 1 Vernon, Colin 1386
    Result 1 - 3    
Board Rating Solihull 1 Apr Hereford Rating
1 2138 McCumiskey, Andrew ½ - ½ Marchant, Geoffrey 2034
2 2042 Coates, Kenneth 1 - 0 Duke Dillan 1667
3 2163 Agnew, Alan 1 - 0 Hanne, Nick 1357
4 - default 0 - 1 Home, Michael 1568
    Result 2½ - 1½    
1 2138 McCumiskey, Andrew 1 - 0 Marchant, Geoffrey 2034
2 2042 Coates, Kenneth 1 - 0 Duke Dillan 1667
3 2163 Agnew, Alan 1 - 0 Hanne, Nick 1357
4 - default 0 - 1 Home, Michael 1568
    Result 3 - 1    
Board Rating Worcester 1 25 March Solihull 1 Rating
1 1602 Rastall, Joe 1 - 0 Summerfield, Julian 1783
2 1798 Holmes, Matthew 0 - 1 Coates, Kenneth 2042
3 1743 Collett, Ray 0 - 1 Hurtado, Philip -
4 1523 Shaw, Tony 1 - 0 Agnew, Alan 2163
    Result 1 - 3    
1 1602 Rastall, Joe 1 - 0 Summerfield, Julian 1783
2 1798 Holmes, Matthew 0 - 1 Coates, Kenneth 2042
3 1743 Collett, Ray 0 - 1 Hurtado, Philip -
4 1523 Shaw, Tony 0 - 1 Agnew, Alan 2163
    Result 1 - 3    
Board Rating Redditch 25 March   Warwick University Alumni
1 2579 Lalic, Bogdan 1 - 0 Munns, James 1656
2 1999 Evans, Harry 1 - 0 Hall, Sam 1703
3 1761 Towers, Nigel 0 - 1 Goodall, Jasper 1695
4 1370 Rimmington, Anthony 0 - 1 Huffer, Jack 1598
    Result 2 - 2    
1 2579 Lalic, Bogdan ½ - ½ Munns, James 1656
2 1999 Evans, Harry 1 - 0 Hall, Sam 1703
3 1761 Towers, Nigel 0 - 1 Goodall, Jasper 1695
4 1370 Rimmington, Anthony ½ - ½ Huffer, Jack 1598
    Result 2 - 2    
Board Rating Hereford 25 March   Longbridge 1
1 2034 Marchant, Geoff 1 - 0 Hurney, Kevin 1975
2 1667 Duke, Dillan 0 - 1 Stern, Robert 2057
3 1357 Hanne, Nick 0 - 1 Small, Edward 1806
4 1568 Horne, Michael ½ - ½ Walsh, Marcus 1879
    Result 1½ - 2½    
1 2034 Marchant, Geoff 0 - 1 Hurney, Kevin 1975
2 1667 Duke, Dillan 0 - 1 Stern, Robert 2057
3 1357 Hanne, Nick ½ - ½ Small, Edward 1806
4 1568 Horne, Michael 0 - 1 Walsh, Marcus 1879
    Result ½ - 3½