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 reappeared 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.

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 Winner 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







Staffordshire County

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, 1981/2 and 2014/15. 
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

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.