Upcoming Events

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.

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.

2017 West Wales Congress

The games from the 2017 West Wales Open can now be downloaded from the Games page.

Welsh success at Musketeers junior congress

At the Musketeers junior congress in Cheltenham on Saturday 18 November, Harrison Postans won the U12 championship with 5/5, and Lewis Wynn finished joint second in the U10 boys. […]

Beryl Hughes RIP

Sad news has reached us that Beryl Hughes passed away in hospital last Monday, aged 86 after a short illness. She was Welsh Ladies Champion in 1975 and 1999. In recent years she had been a member of Caerphilly club, but moved this season to Cardiff club. As recently as last Easter, Beryl had won […]

Bristol Congress 2017

For those interested in competing in the Bristol Congress (24th-26th November), the details can be found here.