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.

Bill Flew RIP

Sad news has reached us that Bill Flew has passed away. 

Bill was a regular player in Upper killay and  initialy a captain of the second team before  becoming the first team captain.   He  started playing in the league for Pennard in the 1970’s, before moving away to the Midlands.   He retured to […]

2019 WCU AGM

At a recent Management Board meeting, it was decided that the 2019 WCU AGM will be held on Sunday 7th April 2019.

The venue has yet to be decided.

2018 South Wales Autumn Congress Results

The results were as follows:

Open

=1st        Grzegorz Toczek and  Mike P Waddington      4/5 =3rd      Jason Garcia and Peter Varley                        3/5

Premier

-1st         Stephen A Horrell, Martin C Jones and Duncan M Macarthur    […]

Chess Course for Beginners

The Adult Community Learning Services of Cardiff Council are running a Chess Course for Beginners starting on Tuesday 18 September and running for 11 weeks (not including Half-Term).

If you have any friends or relatives, neighbours or colleagues in the Cardiff area who might be interested in giving chess a go please let them know […]

Players needed for the Colwyn Bay v ICCF match on Monday 20th August

The International Corresopondence Chess Federation (ICCF) are seeking players wishing to take part in the Colwyn Bay and Friends v ICCF match on Monday 20th August at 20.00 as part of the ICCF Congress activities.

More details can be viewed here.

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.

 

South Penlan Chess Club

A new chess club has opened in Penlan, Swansea.

The details are below:

South Penlan Community Centre

Heol Frank, Penlan, Swansea, SA5 7AH

Players of all ages and abilities welcome

Fridays 4pm -6pm

Contact:-

Paul on 07592266526 or agowerspcc@outlook.com

ECU Newsletter May 2018

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

GDPR – Urgent

Today, 25th May 2018, the new GDPR Data Protection Regulations came into force.

Mark Adams has kindly created documents to inform Parents, Clubs and Zones on the impact the regulations will have on how data is aquired and stored.

There is a new tab at the top of the page and link on the left […]

Urgent! The WCU require a new Finance Director shortly

Would all members please note that the office of WCU Finance Director will become vacant on 31st August 2018.

Therefore, would all zones please seek a volunteer for this role as a matter of urgency and certainly during the zonal AGM’s.