ECU Press Release 30/1/2017

The latest ECU Press Release can be downloaded here.

Windsor Lewis R.I.P.

Sad news has been received that on Thursday 26th January, Windsor Lewis of Barry Chess Club passed away.

The funeral will be held on Monday 13th February at 3.00pm at Barry Crematorium.

Refreshments will be available after at Barry Golf Club.

The WCU Management Board wish to send their deepest sympathies to Windsor’s family and […]

Girls’ Championships 29th January 2017 – Inglefield House, Monmouth

The Girls’ Championships were held at their usual venue of Inglefield House, prep school for Monmouth Girls’ School. Every year, the facilities there seem to be bigger and better, and we are grateful to the headmistress for letting us use the hall and numerous classrooms to accommodate the players and provide space for the parents […]

Junior Selection Criteria has now been published

The Junior Selection Committee has now published a Junior Selection Criteria document which clearly oulines the minimum grade qualifications required to be considered for selection for the World and European Youth Championships for both the Open (Under 8 – Under 18) and Girls (Under 10 – Under 18) competitons..

The document can be downloaded from […]

Sport Summer 2017 in Paracin

For anyone interested in an affordable holiday in sunny Serbia with top level chess.

WCPL Round 2 results show wins for Abergavanny, Cardiff and White Knights

In the WCPL Round 2, Abergavenny beat Nidum 3.5 – 2.5, Cardiff beat The Vake 4.5 – 1.5 and White Knights beat Cardigan 4.5 – 1.5.

Full match scores are on the WCPL website here.

All games from Rounds 1 and 2 are now also available on the Games page.

Junior 4NCL: Welsh Dragons snatch second

At the second week-end of the junior 4NCL 206/2017, Welsh Dragons Yellow came second in the second division.


Welsh Junior Championships 2017 Qualifiers

The following have qualified for the U9, 10 and 11 Championships from the qualifiers held in the Autumn. […]

Howell’s wins ECF Girls’ Under 19 semi-final

Well done to the three Howell’s School teams who competed in the ECF National Girls’ Schools Southern Semi-Final at St Catherine’s School, Bramley on 15th January. The competition, now in its 5th year, attracted the largest ever entry for a girls UK chess competition, with over 200 girls battling it out for the chance to […]

South Wales and West of England Jamboree

The South Wales and West of England Jamboree took place at Chepstow School on Saturday 14 January. Somerset won the under 14s, Glamorgan won the under 11s, and Somerset won the under 9s.