FIDE Executive Board 2017 Decisions

The FIDE Executive Board 2017 decisions can be viewed here.

Fischer’s Catch at the 4NCL

The report by Olivia Smith can be viewed here.

Allan Pleasants wins Geof Tyrrell Best Game Prize 2018

In this the ninth year of the competition in memory of Geof, the judges, Stuart Hutchings, Dave James and Howard Williams, looked at 21 games which met our basic criteria. In short, these are wins or draws by Welsh players against foreign opposition rated both 2250 or over and 150 points or more above […]

ECU E-Magazine February 2019 (Previously ECU Newsletter)

This can be downloaded here.

ECU Newsletter January 2019

The ECU Newsletter can be viewed here.

Geof Tyrrell Best Game Prize 2018: Approaching Deadline

The deadline for entries for the 2018 award is 31 January 2019; so there is still time to nominate a game (which need not have been played by the person making the nomination).  The detailed rules can be found here but briefly to qualify for consideration a 2018 game must be a win or […]




This announcement invites WCU members, registered as Welsh with FIDE, to let us know by 15 January whether they may be interested in taking part in this event (and in which section) by e-mailing Peter Bevan (  and Howard Williams (  

Players intending […]

ECU Newletter November 2018

This can be viewed here.

ECU Newsletter October 2018

The latest edition can be downloaded here.

New online FIDE Trainers Seminar

Please note that there is a new online FIDE Trainers’ Seminar.

It is going to be held on the website on the 24-25th of November.

For more details, please find the prospectus in the link. 

If you have any questions, feel free to contact

Best regards, FIDE Trainers’ Commission

ECU Newsletter September 2018

The September 2018 ECU Newsletter can be viewed here.