Southend & District Chess League Title

Site last updated 23/02/18


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28/01/2018Ron Prickett 1936 - 2018
Thurrock Chess Club have announced that Ron Prickett passed away at the age of 81 on Friday 26 January.

The funeral will be held at Corbetts Tey Crematorium, Ockendon Road, Upminster, RM14 2UY on 26th February at 11.20am. After the service there will be a wake at the Thurrock chess club venue in Stanford-le-Hope (full details). Please contact Malcolm Crane (contact details) if you are planning to attend as the family would like some idea of the numbers.
15/11/2017Southend win the Team Lightning competition.
08/09/2017Hugh Tanton 1930 - 2017
Billericay Chess Club have announced the sad news that Hugh Tanton passed away on 14th August 2017 at the age of 86 following a serious heart condition.
Hugh was a long time member of Billericay Chess Club. He joined in 1989 and was the club’s Tournaments Officer for many years. Hugh was also a member of the county U120 team and the North Essex Daytime Competition from its first year until 2015. In his latter years, after he stopped driving, he continued to play chess at home against members of the Daytime league and Billericay Chess Club until this year. Hugh will be sadly missed by all at the club. The funeral took place at St John’s Church, Outwood Common Rd, Billericay CM11 2LE on 24th October.
06/09/2017Radu Bara wins the Summer Blitz Grand Prix competition.
02/09/2017The new season's activities have been added, including fixtures for Division 1, Division 2 and Perriman Cup.
01/08/2017The SCCU are celebrating their 125th anniversary with a 'North of the Thames' vs 'South of the Thames' match on 16th September 2017 at The Hall School, 23 Crossfield Road, Swiss Cottage, London, NW3 4NU and would like as many players as possible to be involved. Full details can be found on the SCCU website.

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