2018 Welsh Seniors Games

The games from the 2018 Welsh Seniors Championships are now available on the Games page.

The ‘missing’ games are from byes.

2018 Welsh Seniors and South Wales Autumn Blitz

The 2018 Welsh Seniors was won by Dai James.

The South Wales Autumn Blitz was won by Peter Bevan.

Increase in WCU Membership Fees for 2018/19 Season


Members are reminded that adult subscriptions for season 2018/19 have been increased to £15, following the approved resolution at the last AGM. Junior fees remain at £7.

West Wales Lightning Tournament 3rd September

The annual lightning tournament that traditionally marks the beginning of the new season in West Wales took place at the Morriston Rugby Club, The new home of Morriston Chess Club on Monday 3rd September.

Eighteen players took part. Thirteen from the Morriston Club.

Peter Bevan’s draw with Bill Hewitt in the last round was enough […]


We are looking for at least one new team to enter this season’s Welsh Premier League.

Anyone interested in organising a team should contact Kevin Staveley (kevin.staveley@btinternet.com) by 10th September at the latest.

The Vale will not be taking part in this season’s competition so one new team will be replacing them in the […]

2018 North Wales Congress 22nd-24th June

122 entries were received.

The North Wales Open was won by Jonah Willow with 5/5. Jonah is just fourteen years old. David Jameson and John Shakespeare were 3rd=.

Oleg Cukovs won the Major. Mark Bastow(Colwyn Bay) was =2nd. Ifan Rathbone-Jones was =5th with 3.5/5.

John Harris(Forest of Dean) won the Minor with 5.5.

The games […]

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.