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On the bright side the club is open and a few players are playing there on a Thursday.
It will be nice to get back to playing OTB ,sinking a few pints, and catching up with all our members.
Complete opening up dependent on government advice later in June.
The online season has now been completed in the league with Maddocks finishing with a winning flourish to end the season third. Only a few individual games are left with Maddocks players having a big say in the final standings. Individual encounters will be put online.
There is rumours that there maybe online cup competitions
The Shropshire AGM is coming up in early July and there is a proposal that online chess continues along side OTB chess ( see Shropshire website)
Please make sure you have renewed your ECF membership, otherwise our club will get charged for game fees at the end of the season!
Simply clicking on the link on the right of this page will take you directly to the login page of the "Go Membership" portal.
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Membership Fees - all below to be reviewed on reopening
You now have THREE different memberships which you need to pay some money for! Please make sure that all of them are fully paid and current.
1. Maddocks Chess Club
Just £12 per year for adults and £6 for juniors.
Essential for general expenses such as league fees, boards, sets, clocks, website fees, etc
Membership expires 10th August, 2020
(Our next AGM)
2. Maddocks Sports & Social Club
Club Members must also join the Social Club to make use of their facilities. There is a one-off 'new-member' fee of £5, +£14 per year for adults or £8 for seniors (over 60) and juniors (under 18).
Membership expires 31st March, 2020
3. ECF (English Chess Federation)
It is a requirement by Shropshire Chess that all players are members of the ECF so that all games can be graded without any additional fees being incurred by clubs.
Bronze £18 (£6 juniors)
Covers all league, county matches, etc
Silver £27 (£6 juniors)
As Bronze, but includes non-Fide congresses
Gold £39 (£19.50 juniors)
As Silver, but includes Fide congresses.
Membership expires on 31st August, 2020
Application forms for joining our chess club and the Maddocks Social Club are available to download from the 'Membership' page. Please complete these as soon as possible.
There is a link at the top right of this page to direct you to the ECF for membership renewals.