Shirley & Wythall Chess Club

History

Shirley & Wythall Chess Club, as it is called today, has undergone several name changes (mainly driven by changes in venue) over the years. The following table details these name changes and venues:

Year Club Name Venue
1968 (approx) Solihull Lodge Peterbrook Primary School, Solihull Lodge
1977 Solihull Lodge The Colebrook Pub, Shirley
1999 Colebrook Shirley The Colebrook Pub, Shirley
2000 Shirley The Shirley Centre
2001 Shirley The Royal British Legion, Shirley
2002 Shirley & Lucas Wythall House
2011 Shirley & Wythall Wythall House

The club first entered a team in the Birmingham League in 1970-71, with a team in division 4.

In 2003-04 we entered a team in the Leamington League for the first time, with a team in division 2.