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 […]

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 […]

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).


Calling all Schools and Clubs!

Claim 5 free plastic sets and boards for a link to https://chess4schools.co.uk


Live commentary on Glorney Gilbert

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

Results are here.


Successes at the southern giga-final 2017

A few players from Wales participated in the southern giga-final, held in Richmond on the 22-23 July.


Glorney Gilbert 2017 Latest News

Please note that the round times for Monday 24th July 2017 ONLY have been changed to 11.15am and 16.30pm.

Don’t forget….

Mar 2019    30thChess event for Secondary School playersWhitchurch Rugby Club, Samuels Crescent, Cardiff CF14 2THFor Entry Form contact welshsecondarychess@gmail.com Apr 7thWCU AGMPencoed Miners Welfare Hall, Heol-y-Groes, Pencoed, Bridgend CF355PE2.00pm start Agenda 7thDelancey UK Schools Chess Challenge 2019Chepstow Methodist Church Albion Square Chepstow NP165DA 2.00pm 19th-22ndWelsh ChampionshipsRadisson Park Inn Hotel, Circle Way East, Llanedeyrn, Cardiff, CF239XFEntry Form
Entries @ 17th April
Follow the games live:
All round pairings to be published om ChessResults.com not WCU Website

28thWCPLMelincryddan Community Centre,
Cryddan Road,
Neath SA111SS



Ethan Chung wins 4NCL congress

Ethan Chung, aged nine, finished first in the under 135 section at the 14th 4NCL congress with 4.5/5.