Glorney Gilbert International Tournament 2018

The tournament was held this year in the University of West Scotland in Paisley, near Glasgow. The tournament hall was large, comfortable and air conditioned, with an adjacent coffee bar, although the lack of team rooms was a slight handicap.

The Netherlands entered four teams and so, for the first time for many years we […]

Chess event for Secondary School players on Saturday 15 September

On Saturday 15 September there will be afternoon of fast-paced, light-hearted chess for secondary school players all standards. This will be held at Whitchurch Rugby club, the home of North Cardiff chess club, from 2-5 p.m. (the full address is Whitchurch Rugby Sports & Social Club, Samuels Crescent, Velindre Road, Cardiff, CF14 2TH).

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Reminder: Chess event for Secondary School players on Saturday 30 June

On Saturday 30 June there will be afternoon of fast-paced, light-hearted chess for secondary school players all standards. This will be held at Whitchurch Rugby club, the home of North Cardiff chess club, from 1-4 p.m. (the full address is Whitchurch Rugby Sports & Social Club, Samuels Crescent, Velindre Road, Cardiff, CF14 2TH).

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Saturday 30 June: Chess event for Secondary School players

On Saturday 30 June there will be afternoon of fast-paced, light-hearted chess for secondary school players all standards. This will be held at Whitchurch Rugby club, the home of North Cardiff chess club, from 1-4 p.m. (the full address is Whitchurch Rugby Sports & Social Club, Samuels Crescent, Velindre Road, Cardiff, CF14 2TH).

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Results are in from the Mercia Megafinals, Hereford 29th April 2018

A good number of welsh juniors (many from Monmouth) competed in the The Mercia Megafinals held at Hereford on 29th April 2018.

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First Rank (1st Edition)

The very first edition of First Rank (which is the result of coorporation between ECU Education and Chessplus.com) can be viewed here.

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South Wales mega-final 2018

St Teilo’s Church in Wales High School hosted the 2018 South Wales mega-final, played on Saturday 21 April. Qualification for the giga-finals has been revised, with 3.5 points or more now good enough for progression to the giga-final.

The results were as follows:

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Dragons win again in Telford

The Welsh Dragons have won the second division twice in the trot. At the second week-end of the junior 4NCL 2017/2018 season, held in Telford, one of the two Welsh Dragons teams playing in the second division won that section, netting nine match points out of a possible ten. The winning team, Welsh Dragons Blue: […]

Chepstow just miss out on a medal at the ECF Junior Team Chess Challenge

At the ECF Junior Team Challenge finals, held on Monday 16 April at Hertford College, Oxford, Chepstow School came equal fourth, just half a point behind third-placed Heathside. The team of Madeleine Smith, Neil Stevenson, Harrison Postans and Steffan Griffiths netted 8 game points in their four matches, all played with a time control of […]

St John’s retains Welsh Primary School Championships

St John’s, Cardiff, were convincing winners of the 2018 Welsh Primary School Championships held at Bishop Hedley School Merthyr Tydfil, on Saturday 24 March. The team of four won all five matches, and netted 18 game points out of as possible 20.

Three schools shared second place with 8 match points: Rhydypenau A, Caedraw A […]