FIDE Executive Board 2017 Decisions

The FIDE Executive Board 2017 decisions can be viewed here.

2018 Olympiad (Batumi, Georgia, 23/9/2018 – 7/10/2018)

Appointment of Non-Playing Captains/Coaches for the Welsh Teams In the Open And Women’s Sections

Expressions of interest, together with details of previous experience and/or other qualifications, are invited for one or other of the two posts – by 28 February to Howard Williams, Chair WCU Selection Committee, The Committee will meet in the first […]

Geof Tyrrell Best Game Prize 2017: Approaching deadline

The deadline for entries for the 2017 award is 31 January 2018; 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 2017 game must be a win or a […]

Message from the Secretary of Trainers’ Commission Mr. Efstratios Grivas

Dear All, My heart operation was successful and now I am recovering.

It seems that (more or less) I am slowly back in business and ready to answer your questions again!

I would like to thank you all for your kind wishes and moral support and to wish you a Happy New Year 2018.

Enjoy […]

ECU Newsletter October 2017

The October 2017 ECU Newsletter can be downloaded here.

‘Match of Millenials’ book available for free download

FIDE TRG Publications have made the ‘Match of the Millenials’ book by Evstratios Grivas available for free download here.


William Hewitt and Rudy Van Kemenade share 2017 Welsh Blitz Championships

At the 2017 Welsh Blitz Championships, held at Bishop Hedley High School, Merthyr Tydfil, on Saturday June 17, William Hewitt and AGM Rudy Van Kemenade shared first place with a score of 9/11.


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.


ECU Press Release 24/4/17

The latest ECU Press Release can be downloaded here.

2017 World Seniors Team Championships Heraklion, Crete 23rd April – 3rd May Live games

Wales will be represented by two teams in this event, Wales Deheubarth in the Over 65’s and Wales Silures in the Over 50’s events.

Tournament results for Wales Deheubarth can be found here.

Tournament results for Wales Silures can be found here.

Live games can be found here.

Report to follow.

Carl Strugnell achieves third IM norm at the 2017 Tralee Classic!

Carl Strugnell his third and final IM norm at the 2017 Tralee Classic Section A in Ireland last week with a score of 4.5/9!

The final crosstable is here.

A video and games are available here.