History & Honours

Stafford have been involved in the Wolverhampton League since 1947.  They have been continuously involved in the Cannock League since 2000.

In the Wolverhampton League, from 1947 to 1951 they played as Stafford Chess Club.  In 1961-2 and again in 1963-5 they reapeared with the name English Electric (Stafford).  In 1965 that name was changed to Stafford Chess Council.  Since 1971, they have been known by their current name: Stafford Chess Club.

 
County Honours

County Champions 1987, 1990, 1996, 2006, 2008 (Hickman Trophy)
Withnall Trophy Winners 2005 (Grade 100 or under)

Wolverhampton League
Division 1 (& League) Champions 1948/9, 1949/50, 1966/7, 1971/2, 1972/3, 1983/4 (Jointly with Lichfield), 1974/5, 1976/7, 1978/9 and 1981/2.
Division 2 Champions 1972/3 (Jointly with Penn British Legion), 1974/5, 2004/5.
Division 3 Champions 1996/7, 2004/5
Division 4 Champions 1994/5
Division 5 Champions 1994/5

Pittaway Cup
Winner 1979/80, 2000/1, 2001/2
Runner-up 1980/1, 1990/1, 1998/9

Team Lightning tournament
Trophy Section winner 1985/6, 1991/2, 1992/3, 1995/6
Major Section winner 1985/6, 1987/8, 1990/1, 1991/2

North Staffordshire & District Chess Association
Division 1 (& League) Champions 1988/9 (joint with Cheddleton), 1992/3 (joint with Ball Green and Newcastle), 2010/11
Division 1 Runner-up 1982/3 (joint with Cavaliers), 1989/90, 1990/91 (joint with Newcastle), 1994/5, 2003/4, 2004/5.
Division 6 Champions 1982/3

8 Man Cup
Winner 1991/2, 1994/5, 2002/3
Runner-up 1986/7, 1995/6, 2000/1

U135 Cup
Runner-up 1992/3

U110 Cup
Runner-up 1988/9, 1990/1

Rapidplay League
2007/8

Cannock League
Division 1 (& League) Champions 2000/1, 2004/5, 2006/7, 2007/8, 2008/09, 2009/10, 2010/11.
Division 2 Champions 2007/8, 2008/09

Wolverhampton Summer League
Division 1 (& League) Champions 1983, 1984, 1987, 1988, 1989, 1993, 2005
Division 2 Champions 1986
Division 3 Champions 1985
Division 3 North Champions 2008

Margaret Hankey Memorial League
Runner-up 2002/3.