ECU Newsletter July 2018

The July ECU Newsletter can be viewed here.

Richard Dineley awarded Candidate Master title

The Rating Officer Robert Taylor has confirmed that Richard Dineley has been awarded the Candidate Master title.

Congratulations Richard!


2018 Eastman Open in Gent, Belgium 14th-18th July 2018

Tim Kett finished =2nd at the recent Eastman Open in Gent, Belgium finishing on 7/9.

His report can be viewed here.

The games can be downloaded from the Ganes page.


World Seniors Team Championship in Dresden Results 6th – 15th July

After a thoroughly entertaining and hard fought event, both the Over 50’s and Over 65’s teams competed with varying degrees of success despite both teams experiencing difficuties with their players.

The Over 50’s team were seeded 52nd of 67 teams but failed to acheive their expectation despite valiant efforts by individuals (in particulat Jiohn Fletcher) […]

David Guy wins Silver Medal at the Deaf Chess Olympiad Open Individual in Manchester

News has reached us that David Guy has won the Silver Medal playing in the Open Individual event at the Deaf Chess Olympiad held in Manchester between 6th and 1he 16th July.

Congratulations David and very well played!

June 2018 ECU Newsletter

This can be viewed here.

A busy July for welsh chess!

The 2018 World Seniors Team Championship takes place between 6th July and 15th July in Dresden, Germany.

Two regional teams from Wales arre competing. In th Over 65 Section, Wales Deheubarth consisting of Iolo Jones (Capt.), John Thornton, Rudy van Kemenade, Peter Bevan and David Aubrey-James and in the Over 50 Section, Wales Silures consisting […]

2018 Olympiad Batumi Georgia Sept 23rd-October 6th

The following (not necessarily in board order) have accepted invitations to represent Wales

Open Section Carl Strugnell Jonathan Blackburn Alex Bullen Allan Pleasants Francis Rayner Non-playing Captain / Coach: Marian Petrov

Women’s Section Jane Richmond Olivia Smith Imogen Camp Venetia Sivarajasingam Shayanna Sivarajasingam Non-playing captain / Coach: Leonid Sandler

We wish them every success.

In […]

ECU Newsletter April 2018

The latest edition of the ECU Newsletter can be viewed here.

Also, information regarding the ECU School Chess Teacher Training Certificate can be viewed here.

ECU Newsletter March 2018

The March 2018 ECU newsletter can now be downloaded from here.