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Tom Thorpe awarded FIDE Arbiter title

Congratulations are in order to Tom Thorpe who was recently awarded the FIDE Arbiter title at the 88th FIDE Congress in Antalya, Turkey.


Please note that due to the adverse weather conditions, the 2018 WCU AGM scheduled to take place on Sunday 4th March has now been cancelled.

This will now be rearranged and a new date announced in the near future.

ECU Newsletter February 2018

The February 2018 ECU Newsletter can be downloaded from here.

Welsh Junior Championships 2018: Week-end one results

At the first week-end of the Welsh Junior Chess Championships, held at Chepstow School on 24-25 February, Susana Fraser and Ifan Rathbone-Jones shared the Under 14 title, Ellison Smith won the under 12s, Sridatta Dantu and Ben Jaberansari shared the under 10s and Govind Anandkumar won the under 8s.

Llya Taylor won the under 10 […]

Lord Greg Mostyn WCU Patron

Today, the Welsh Chess Union has the great pleasure to announce that Lord Greg Mostyn has agreed to become a patron of the Welsh Chess Union.

We look forward to working with him and to meeting him at events around Wales.

2018 WCU AGM

The 2018 WCU AGM will be held at Pencoed Welfare Hall on Sunday 4th March 2018 at 2pm.

2018 New Year Congress Games

The games from the 2018 New Year Open and Major are now downloadable from the Games page.

ECU Newsletter December 2017

The December 2017 ECU Newsletter can be viewed here.

Season’s Greetings from FIDE

Dear friends,

FIDE wishes a Merry Christmas, Happy Holidays, a Happy new year and all the best for 2018 to all chess lovers all around the world.

Gens Una Sumus!

Fédération Internationale des Échecs

****URGENT**** Welsh Rapidplay Pencoed 9th December

In view of the weather forecast for the South Wales area overnight and the weather warning issued for the area this event is cancelled. It is hoped it can be rearranged in the New Year.

ECU Newsletter November 2017

The November 2017 ECU Newsletter can be downloaded here.