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Important notice for all Club Secretaries


For season 2017/18 we have reviewed the WCU insurances, to improve and clarify the insurance cover for members. From 1 September 2017, all WCU registered members are covered by the new policy.

Membership fees are due by 30 November 2017. During the period 1 September to 30 November 2017, members will be covered if […]

South Wales Summer Open, Major and 3rd Welsh Seniors Championship

The games from the South Wales Summer Open, Major and 3rd Welsh Seniors Championship are now available for download from the Games page.

West Wales 2017 British and County Correspondence Chess Champions

West Wales are the new British County and District Chess Champions, winning the Ward-Higgs trophy.


David Rhys Lewis RIP

News has just reached the WCU that David Rhys Lewis (Pentyrch) has passed away suddenly at the tragically young age of 52.

The WCU wish to send our condolences to his many friends and relatives at this very sad time.

September 2017 Junior Rapidplay Rating List

The September 2017 Junior Rapidplay Ratings List can be downloaded as a pdf from the Grades page.

ECU Newsletter August 2017

The latest ECU Newletter can be downloaded here.

‘Pawn Sacrifice’ being screened in Cardiff

The film ‘Pawn Sacrifice’ [12] is being shown at The Chapter House, Market Road, Canton, Cardiff, CF5 1QE as follows:

Fri 1 – 2pm Sat 2 – 6pm Sun 3 – 8.40 Mon 4 – 6.10 Tues 5 – 8.15 Wed 6 – 6pm Thur 7 – 10.30 & 5.15 Fri 8 – 11am Description […]

Tom Brown’s final round game from the recent British Major Open

Tom Brown’s recent victory at the 2017 British Major Open is a terrific result as the competition was both long and hard.

14th South Wales International

The games frpm this event can now be downloaded from the either the Games page or from the South Wales International website.

ECU Newsletter July 2017

The July 2017 ECU Newsletter can be downloaded here.