Gallery

Pictures from Sutton Coldfield Chess Club's present and past

Recent pictures are uppermost, historical pictures are lower down. All may have been reformatted, cropped and variously adapted to suit the website. Acknowledgements are given where possible.


Club Chairperson Keith Escott (left) and our top-graded player Irvin Ortega with the English Chess Federation, National Club Championships, Open Section trophy board the day after Sutton Coldfield Chess Club retained it (uncontested) in April 2016. [Picture by Marek Soszynski.]


The National Club Championships, Intermediate Section winners, Birmingham, April 2015. From left to right: Alex Holowczak (tournament official), Noel Brown, John Mildenhall (captain), Golam Ali, and Keith Lawson. [Picture by Dave Thomas, reworked by Rob Marks.]


The National Club Championships, Minor Section winners, Birmingham, April 2015. From left to right: Jan Chudzinski, Derek Green (captain), Rob Marks, and Kyri Koni; not pictured: Jason Battersby, Mike Darlow, and Vijay Venugopal. [Picture by Dave Thomas.]
 


The Club's long-time Treasurer, Marek Soszynski, at Rhyl Congress, May 2013. [Picture by Brendan O'Gorman.] Marek has played at the Rhyl Congress every year since 2003, so 2016 will be his fourteenth consecutive time there.