Upcoming Events

Don’t forget….

SEPTEMBER EVENTS
Warm up for the leagues with these events
 THE 3rd WELSH SENIORS CHAMPIONSHIP
and
SOUTH WALES SUMMER CHESS CONGRESS
PENARTH CONSERVATIVE CLUB,
Stanwell Rd, Penarth, CF64 2EZ
 1st – 3rd SEPTEMBER 2017
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SOUTH WALES AUTUMN BLITZ
SUNDAY, 10th SEPTEMBER 2017
 Radisson Park Inn Hotel, Circle Way East, Llanedeyrn,
Cardiff CF23 9XF

Tom Brown’s final round game from the recent British Major Open

Tom Brown’s recent victory at the 2017 British Major Open is a terrific result as the competition was both long and hard.

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Welsh players participate in the final stage of the UK Land Chess Challenge

Several juniors played in the Terafinal and Challengers sections of the UK Land Chess Challenge, over the week-end 12-13 August. Continue reading Welsh players participate in the final stage of the UK Land Chess Challenge

14th South Wales International

The games frpm this event can now be downloaded from the either the Games page or from the South Wales International website.

ECU Newsletter July 2017

The July 2017 ECU Newsletter can be downloaded here.

Welsh players at the 2017 British Championships

Several Welsh players put in very strong performances at the 2017 British Championships  and are in with a good chance of winning the Roy Clunes Award, which will be announced later this week. Two of the leading contenders for this award, given for the best performance by a Welsh player at the British Championships, are Ethan Chung from St John’s College, Cardiff, and Tom Brown, who plays for Cardiff. Ethan Chung won the under 10s with a score of 6/7, and Tom Brown won the Major Open with 6/9.

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104th British Championships Llandudno

The 2017 British Championships has now started in Llandudno.

Live commentary each day from 14.30pm can be viewed here

and here.

 

Results are shown here.

Penarth Lighting tournament

Kick off the new chess season with a blast! The Lightning tournament is here again (incorporating the Penarth Club Championship).
When: 31st August
Where: Penarth Chess Club (5 Stanwell Rd, Penarth, South Glamorgan CF64 2EZ)
Time: 7:30 pm

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Glorney-Gilbert International 2017

This year the Glorney-Gilbert International, played in Cardiff from 24-26 July, involved teams from England, Ireland, Scotland and France. France won the Glorney (under 18 open) and the Gilbert (under 18 girls), Ireland won the Robinson (under 14s), and England won the Stokes (under 12s).

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Calling all Schools and Clubs!

Claim 5 free plastic sets and boards for a link to https://chess4schools.co.uk Continue reading Calling all Schools and Clubs!

Live commentary on Glorney Gilbert

The Irish Chess Union are providing live commentary on the Glorney Gilbert here.

Results are here.