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West Midlands Area League

Division 2

Spring 2021 Division 2

Last updated 13 April 2021

SB heads Div 2

8 Apr. Leaders IoW and SB won, Worcester picked up first match win and Mutual beat Solihull. The IoW-Kidderminster fixture had two supernumary boards and had they counted for the league, Kidderminster would have another match point.

1 Apr. SB won with ease against Worcester and Isle of Wight had a clear victory over Stourbridge. Mutual beat Longbridge and Kidderminster beat Solihull.

25 Mar. Another close season in prospect. Three of the first round matches ended in aggregate draws and only South Birmingham were able to win both legs of their fixture.

25 Mar. After consultations organisers agreed to retain the format used last season: two games, 15 minutes + 10 seconds increment. Matches will normally start at 8pm, earlier than last season.

23 Mar. Warwick University Alumni, last season Division 2 champions were promoted tp Division 1. Lichfield and Sutton Coldfield left the league leaving eight teams Spring 2021 competition. This season, the teams are: Isle of Wight, Kidderminster, Longbridge 2, Mutual Circle, Solihull 2, South Birmingham, Stourbridge, and Worcester 2.

 

WMA Division 2 Spring 2021
Team Played Won Draw Lost For Against Diff Points
South Birmingham 6 6 0 0 19½ 15 12
Isle of Wight 6 4 1 1 15½ 7 9
Mutual Circle 6 4 0 2 14 10 4 8
Solihull 2 6 3 0 3 11 13 -2 6
Kidderminster 6 2 1 3 12 12 0 5
Worcester 2 6 2 1 3 14½ -5 5
Longbridge 2 6 1 0 5 15½ -7 2
Stourbridge 6 0 1 5 6 18 -12 1
 
Date Start Home Team Result Away Team
Thu 25 Mar 20:00 Isle of Wight 4 - 4 Solihull 2
Thu 25 Mar 20:00 Kidderminster 4 - 4 Longbridge 2
Thu 25 Mar 20:00 Mutual Circle 4 - 4 Worcester 2
Thu 25 Mar 20:00 South Birmingham 6½ - 1½ Stourbridge
Thu 1 Apr 20:00 Stourbridge 1 - 7 Isle of Wight
Thu 1 Apr 20:00 Worcester 2 1 - 7 South Birmingham
Thu 1 Apr 20:00 Longbridge 2 2½ - 5½ Mutual Circle
Thu 1 Apr 20:00 Solihull 2 3½ - 4½ Kidderminster
Thu 8 Apr 20:00 Isle of Wight 4½ - 3½ Kidderminster
Thu 8 Apr 20:00 Mutual Circle 4½ - 3½ Solihull 2
Thu 8 Apr 20:00 South Birmingham 6 - 2 Longbridge 2
Thu 8 Apr 20:00 Stourbridge 3½ - 4½ Worcester 2
Thu 15 Apr 20:00 Worcester 2   Isle of Wight
Thu 15 Apr 20:00 Longbridge 2   Stourbridge
Thu 15 Apr 20:00 Solihull 2   South Birmingham
Thu 15 Apr 20:00 Kidderminster   Mutual Circle
Thu 22 Apr 20:00 Isle of Wight   Mutual Circle
Thu 22 Apr 20:00 South Birmingham   Kidderminster
Thu 22 Apr 20:00 Stourbridge   Solihull 2
Thu 22 Apr 20:00 Worcester 2   Longbridge 2
Thu 29 Apr 20:00 Longbridge 2   Isle of Wight
Thu 29 Apr 20:00 Solihull 2   Worcester 2
Thu 29 Apr 20:00 Kidderminster   Stourbridge
Thu 29 Apr 20:00 Mutual Circle   South Birmingham
Thu 6 May 20:00 Isle of Wight   South Birmingham
Thu 6 May 20:00 Stourbridge   Mutual Circle
Thu 6 May 20:00 Worcester 2   Kidderminster
Thu 6 May 20:00 Longbridge 2   Solihull 2
 
WMA Division 2 Spring 2021
Board Rating Stourbridge 8 Apr Worcester 2 Rating
1 - / - Treasure, James 0 - 1 Gardner, Matt - / -
2 1645/ - Wilson, Julie ½ - ½ Shaw, Tony 1523/1645
3 1493/ Humphries, Jeremy 1 - 0 Kirkland, Arnold 1472/ -
4 - /- default 0 - 1 Berry, Simon - /1323
      1½ - 2½    
1 - / - Treasure, James 0 - 1 Gardner, Matt - / -
2 1645/ - Wilson, Julie 1 - 0 Shaw, Tony 1523/1645
3 1493/ Humphries, Jeremy 1 - 0 Kirkland, Arnold 1472/ -
4 - /- default 0 - 1 Berry, Simon - /1323
      2 - 2  
Board Rating South Birmingham 8 Apr Longbridge 2 Rating
1 1879/1863 Dicen, Imogen 1 - 0 Symonds, haroon 1555/ -
2 1783/1810 Dicen, Elis ½ - ½ Shaw, Steve 1442/ -
3 1604/1570 Little, Matthew 1 - 0 Ellis, Ian 1678/ -
4 - / 1608 Woollaston, Alan 1 - 0 Collett, Richard 1287/1345
      3½ - ½    
1 1879/1863 Dicen, Imogen 0 - 1 Symonds, haroon 1555/ -
2 1783/1810 Dicen, Elis 1 - 0 Shaw, Steve 1442/ -
3 1604/1570 Little, Matthew ½ - ½ Ellis, Ian 1678/ -
4 - / 1608 Woollaston, Alan 1 - 0 Collett, Richard 1287/1345
      2½ - 1½  
Board Rating Mutual Circle 8 Apr Solihull 2 Rating
1 1688/1728 Wells, Phil 0 - 1 Roper, Paul 1781/ -
2 1462/ - Singhal, Sumeet 1 - 0 Joy, Praveen 1701/ -
3 1489/ - Singhal, Saket 1 - 0 Panchev, Marten - / -
4 - / - Burnett-Jones, Lewys 1 - 0 Green, John 1404/1495
      3 - 1    
1 1688/1728 Wells, Phil 0 - 1 Roper, Paul 1781/ -
2 1462/ - Singhal, Sumeet 0 - 1 Joy, Praveen 1701/ -
3 1489/ - Singhal, Saket ½ - ½ Panchev, Marten - / -
4 - / - Burnett-Jones, Lewys 1 - 0 Green, John 1404/1495
      1½ - 2½  
Board Rating Isle of Wight 8 Apr Kidderminster Rating
1 1963/ - Wrench, John ½ - ½ O’Dell, James 1832/ -
2 - / - Lenton, Steve 1 - 0 Varilone, John 1626/1608
3 - /1413 Pither, N ½ - ½ Waud, David 1700/ -
4 - / - Gidley, Mike 0 - 1 Whitehead, John - / -
      2 - 2    
1 1963/ - Wrench, John ½ - ½ O’Dell, James 1832/ -
2 - / - Lenton, Steve 1 - 0 Varilone, John 1626/1608
3 - /1413 Pither, N 0 - 1 Waud, David 1700/ -
4 - / - Gidley, Mike 1 - 0 Whitehead, John - / -
      2½ - 1½  
5 1338 Stevens, Phil 0 - 1 Billinge, Clive 1473
5 1338 Stevens, Phil 1 - 0 Billinge, Clive 1473
6 1436 Pegram, Martin 0 - 1 Henry, Cameron 1173
6 1436 Pegram, Martin 0 - 1 Henry, Cameron 1173
Board Rating Solihull 2 1 Apr Kidderminster Rating
1 1922/1953 Gibbon, Eric 0 - 1 O’Dell, James 1832/ -
2 1781/ - Roper, Paul 0 - 1 Varilone, John 1626/1608
3 1701/ - Joy, Praveen 0 - 1 Riley, Mark - / 1638
4 - / - Panchev, Martin 1 - 0 Henry, Cameron - / -
      1 - 3    
1 1922/1953 Gibbon, Eric ½ - ½ O’Dell, James 1832/ -
2 1781/ - Roper, Paul 1 - 0 Varilone, John 1626/1608
3 1701/ - Joy, Praveen 0 - 1 Riley, Mark - / 1638
4 - / - Panchev, Martin 1 - 0 Henry, Cameron - / -
      2½ - 1½  
Board Rating Longbridge 2 1 Apr Mutual Circle Rating
1 1550/ - Symonds, Haroon 0 - 1 Ogeleye, Oluwole 1611/ -
2 1678/ - Ellis, Ian 1 - 0 Leaper, Richard 1645/1555
3 1411/ - Rowe, Matthew 0 - 1 Singhal, Sumeet 1462/ -
4 1567/1630 Truscott, Ian 0 - 1 Singhal, Saket 1489/ -
      1 - 3    
1 1550/ - Symonds, Haroon ½ - ½ Ogeleye, Oluwole 1611/ -
2 1678/ - Ellis, Ian 1 - 0 Leaper, Richard 1645/1555
3 1411/ - Rowe, Matthew 0 - 1 Singhal, Sumeet 1462/ -
4 1567/1630 Truscott, Ian 0 - 1 Singhal, Saket 1489/ -
      ½ - 2½  
Board Rating Worcester 2 1 Apr South Birmingham Rating
1 1612 Hayles, Robin 0 - 1 Lane, Tim 1895/1915
2 1546 Cleak, David ½ - ½ Dicen, Elis 1783/1810
3 - / 1323 Berry, Simon 0 - 1 Little, Matthew 1604/1570
4 - / - Pollock, Gavin 0 - 1 Woollaston, Alan - / 1608
      ½ - 3½    
1 1612 Hayles, Robin ½ - ½ Lane, Tim 1895/1915
2 1546 Cleak, David 0 - 1 Dicen, Elis 1783/1810
3 - / 1323 Berry, Simon 0 - 1 Little, Matthew 1604/1570
4 - / - Pollock, Gavin 0 - 1 Woollaston, Alan - / 1608
      ½ - 3½  
Board Rating Stourbridge 1 Apr Isle of Wight Rating
1 1615 Foxall, John 0 - 1 Wrench, John 1963
2 1645 Wilson, Julie 0 - 1 Lenton, Steve -
3 1493 Humphries, Jeremy ½ - ½ Mountford, David -
4 1353 Woodall, Colin 0 - 1 Pither, N 1272
      ½ - 3½    
1 1615 Foxall, John ½ - ½ Wrench, John 1963
2 1645 Wilson, Julie 0 - 1 Lenton, Steve -
3 1493 Humphries, Jeremy 0 - 1 Mountford, David -
4 1353 Woodall, Colin 0 - 1 Pither, N 1272
      ½ - 3½  
Board Rating South Birmingham 25 Mar Stourbridge Rating
1 1895/1915 Lane, Tim 1 - 0 Wilson, Julie 1564/ -
2 1783/1810 Dicen, Elis 1 - 0 Treasure, James - / -
3 1604/1570 Little, Matthew 0 - 1 Humphries, Jeremy 1493/ -
4 - /1608 Woolsaston, Alan 1 - 0 Woodall, Colin 1353/ -
      3 - 1    
1 1895/1915 Lane, Tim 1 - 0 Wilson, Julie 1564/ -
2 1783/1810 Dicen, Elis 1 - 0 Treasure, James - / -
3 1604/1570 Little, Matthew ½ - ½  Humphries, Jeremy 1493/ -
4 - /1608 Woolsaston, Alan 1 - 0 Woodall, Colin 1353/ -
      3½ - ½  
Board Rating Mutual Circle 25 Mar Worcester 2 Rating
1 1688/1728 Wells, Phil 0 - 1 Vernon, Colin 1386/1338
2 1645/1555 Leaper, Richard 1 - 0 Hayles, Robin 1612/ -
3 1489/ - Singhal, Saket 1 - 0 Kirkland, Arnold 1472/ -
4 1356/ - Ishaq, Wahhaab ½ - ½ Cleak, David 1546/ -
      2½ - 1½    
1 1688/1728 Wells, Phil 0 - 1 Vernon, Colin 1386/1338
2 1645/1555 Leaper, Richard ½ - ½ Hayles, Robin 1612/ -
3 1489/ - Singhal, Saket 1 - 0 Kirkland, Arnold 1472/ -
4 1356/ - Ishaq, Wahhaab 0 - 1 Cleak, David 1546/ -
      1½ - 2½  
Board Rating Kidderminster 25 Mar Longbridge 2 Rating
1 1832/ - O’Dell, James 1 - 0 Shaw, Steve 1442/ -
2 1626/1608 Varilone, John 0 - 1 Symonds, Haroon 1555/ -
3 - / 1638 Riley, Mark 1 - 0 Ellis, Ian 1678/ -
4 - / - Henry, Cameron 1 - 0 Rowe, Matthew 1411/ -
      3 - 1    
1 1832/ - O’Dell, James 1 - 0 Shaw, Steve 1442/ -
2 1626/1608 Varilone, John 0 - 1 Symonds, Haroon 1555/ -
3 - / 1638 Riley, Mark 0 - 1 Ellis, Ian 1678/ -
4 - / - Henry, Cameron 0 - 1 Rowe, Matthew 1411/ -
      1 - 3  
Board Rating Isle of Wight 25 Mar Solihull 2 Rating
1 1963/ - Wrench, John 0 - 1 Gibbon, Eric 1922/1953
2 - / - Mountford, David 0 - 1 Roper, Paul 1781/ -
3 - /1413 Charalambous, Charles 0 - 1 Joy, Praveen 1701/ -
4 - / - Gidley, Mike ½ - ½ Panchev, Martin - / -
      ½ - 3½    
1 1963/ - Wrench, John 1 - 0 Gibbon, Eric 1922/1953
2 - / - Mountford, David 1 - 0 Roper, Paul 1781/ -
3 - /1413 Charalambous, Charles ½ - ½ Joy, Praveen 1701/ -
4 - / - Gidley, Mike 1 - 0 Panchev, Martin - / -
      3½ - ½