Latest News . . .

XP Issues!

  You may have noticed the complete lack of updates on this site for a couple of months now! My PC is still running on Windows XP and more and more websites are failing to load due to SSL or cipher or some other issue. This Wix site was one of them - it just wouldn't load the info from the website into the Wix editor to update it!

 It's working now, so some major updates until it fails again!


  As you are all probably aware, there is something "going around" at the moment which is not far from bringing virtually everything to a complete standstill. This, of course, means that all chess events for the foreseeable future are either cancelled or suspended, including the Shropshire leagues, cups and individuals!

  So watch this space (if I can get the updates to work!) for further developments!

ECF Membership

  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.

Membership Fees

   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.







    E v e n t s

Self Isolating

Stockpiling toilet paper

Drink beer

But most importantly:-

Keep yourself & your family safe from the Corona!!!

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