Welcome to the Staffordshire Chess Association County Cups Home Page. 
                          
Please use the tabs at the top of the page to view the draw and results for each competition.
The Staffordshire Chess Association run 4 team competitions :

The Hickman Cup (Open) - Played over 6 boards with no grade limit.

The Gothard Cup (U161) - Played over 4 boards and with a grade limit of 160.

The Jackson Cup (U141) - Played over 4 boards and with a grade limit of 140.

The Withnall Trophy (U121) - Played over 4 boards and with a grade limit of 120.

The competition rules, as amended at the 2017 AGM, can be found here

The FIDE Laws Of Chess, as from 1st July 2014, can be found here.

Starting in the 2017/2018 season these competitions will be revert to a knock-out format and will be open to all clubs from the Wolverhampton, Cannock and NSDCA Leagues. Entry is free to those clubs paying Staffordshire affiliation fees. All other clubs will be liable to a £5 entry fee. All entries should be submitted to the Tournament Secretary by the 31st October.

Tournament Secretary:

Steve Emmerton
14 Franklin Close
Stapenhill
Burton-On-Trent
DE15 9AN

Tel: 01283 517569 or 07850 185536

Email: steve.emmerton@btinternet.com