Chess Congress Questionnaire

Kevin Staveley has recently noticed that the number of players playing in weekend congresses has fallen.

To better understand the reasons for this fall, would members please complete the questionnaire below and return it to Kevin Staveley (

Chess Congress Questionnaire

Thank you

2017/18 WCPL Season Report

Please note that the WCPL report for the 2017/2018 season is now available on the WCPL page.

WCPL Round 4 games now available

The WCPL Round 4 games can now be downloaded from the Games page.

Three tie at Welsh Championships

At the 2017/18 Welsh Championship held in Cardiff over Easter weekend, there was a three way tie for 1st place between Gerry Heap, David Jameson and Sven Zeidler.

The Ladies, Under 21 and Under 18 Championship was won by Venetia Sivarjasingam.

There was also a tie for 1st place in the Tom Weston Major between […]

Welsh Championship weekend games now available

The games from the 2018 Welsh Championship, Tom Weston Open Major and John Bishop Minor are now available for download from the Games page.

2017/18 Welsh Rapidplay now rearranged for 28th April

Please note that the Frank Hatto Memorial Welsh Individual Rapidplay Championships has now been rearranged for 28th April 2018 at Pencoed.

Please also note that players who entered this event in December are asked to contact Kevin Staveley to confirm they will be playing.

The entry form can be downloaded here.

Dyfed Open games now available

The games from the Dyfed Open can now be downloaded from the Games page.

Bill Hewitt wins 2018 A O Jones

The first Open A O Jones attracted 28 entries.

The eventual winner Bill Hewitt, led from the start and only drew in the last round against the top grade Adam Rakos.

Apart from his draw with Bill, Adam Rakos also drew with Andrew di Vetta.

Alan Young (winner for the last 3 years) lost in […]

GM Matthew Turner dominates the Dyfed Congress

At the Dyfed Congress, taking place at Fishguard Hotel over February 16-18, GM Matthew Tuner won the Open section and the Saturday evening Blitz competitions with perfect scores.


2018 Welsh Championship

There is a misprint on the Welsh Championnship entry form.

Please note that under ratings (page 2) the reference to Jan 2017 WCU list should read Jan 2018.

Similarly the late fee kicks in on 1st March 2018 (not 1st March 2017).

Please also note that there is a World Championship Boxing Match in […]

WCPL Round 3

The games from Round 3 of the WCPL can now be downloaded from the Games page.