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WCPL Round 5 games are now available

Please note that the games from the WCPL Round 5 can now be downloaded from the Games page.

Welsh Premier League – Season 2017-18

Anyone interested in entering a team in the 2017-18 season should contact Kevin Staveley (kevin.staveley@btinternet.com) before the end of June.

Welsh players win in Frome

At the Frome Congress, held on 12-14 May, first place in the open section was shared by this year’s winner of the Welsh Championships, Alan Peasants, Welsh international Jane Richmond, and the English player Scott Crockart.

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Calling all Welsh chess players

The 2017 Welsh Correspondence Chess Championships is to be restarted after a break of eighteen years.

Entry is open to all Welsh chess players and free for this season.

This is a terrific oppurtunity to experience Correspondence Chess (which is played online) for anyone who has not experienced this activity previously.

More information can be found here.

South Wales mega-final 2017

Whitchurch Primary School provided an excellent venue for the South West mega-final, which was held and Saturday 6 May and attracted 219 players. Unlike previous years, medals were given for second and third place. Players in the under 11s and below that scored 4 points or more qualified for the giga-final; for those playing in the under 12s and above, 3.5 points or more secured a place at the giga-final.

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ECU Newsletter April 2017

The April ECU Newsletter can be downloaded here.

2017 Welsh Blitz Championship (FIDE Rated)

The 2017 Welsh Blitz Championship will be taking place at Merthyr on Saturday 17th June. The Entry Form can be downloaded here.

WSTC 2017 Roundup

Both Welsh teams lost their opening round games.

All games are available for download on a daily basis during the Championship on the Games page.

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Strugnell shines at Swansea International

Carl Strugnell, fresh from gaining his third IM norm, dominated the Swansea International rapidplay with a perfect 9/9.

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ECU Press Release 24/4/17

The latest ECU Press Release can be downloaded here.