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Entry List for Welsh Championship @ 26/3/17

The latest Entry List can be found below. Continue reading Entry List for Welsh Championship @ 26/3/17

Swansea University Invitational Tournament: The Inaugural Annual

This is a Rapidplay event to be held over the weeken of 22nd-23rd April at Swansea University Continue reading Swansea University Invitational Tournament: The Inaugural Annual

Chess on TV – The Simpsons

A  new episode of The Simpsons, “The Cad and the Hat”, will be shown on SKY1 this Sunday evening at 6.30pm.

In this story Homer shows off his skills on the Chess board.  The guest star is Magnus Carlsen.

James Cobb wins the 2017 South Wales Spring Blitz

James Cobb won the 2017 South Wales Spring Blitz. 35 players competed.

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Glamorgan impresses in the EPSCA Under 11 South Zone

Glamorgan finished 4th, and Gwent 8th, in the 9-team EPSCA Under 11 South Zone, held at Chepstow School on Saturday 18 March.

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Chepstow nets third in ECF National Blitz championships

At the inaugural ECF National Schools’ Blitz Championships, held at The King’s School, Grantham, on Saturday 18 March, Chepstow Comprehensive took third place.

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Any members interested in competing in Ireland this spring and summer?

The WCU has received an email from the Irish Chess Union inviting WCU members who wish to compete in upcoming events in Ireland.

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UK Land Chess Challenge 2017: Two opportunities to qualify

Two local rounds of the UK Land Chess Challenge will be held on Saturday 25 March in Swansea, and Saturday 8 April in Chepstow. They provide an opportunity for children that have not had a chance to play in the UK Land Chess Challenge through their school or local chess club, and a second chance for children that have already participated in this competition this year.

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Entry List for South Wales Spring Blitz @ 14/3/17

The entry list is available here.

Dyfed Open and WCPL Rounds 1-3 games are now available

The 2017 Dyfed Open and WCPL Rounds 1-3 games can now be downloaded from the Games page.