Swansea University Invitational Tournament: The Inaugural Annual

This is a Rapidplay event to be held over the weeken of 22nd-23rd April at Swansea University

Merthyr junior tournament

On Saturday 8th April nearly 30 children played in a local, five-round competition divided into two sections: under 9s and under 11s.


Howell’s School retain U19 UK Schools Chess Title

The Finals of the ECF National Girls Schools Chess Championships took place this weekend (1st/2nd April) at St Catherine’s School in Bramley. Two teams from Howell’s School qualified for the U19 section and faced off against teams from Bartholomew School (Oxford), The Fernwood School (Nottingham), North London Collegiate, and St Pauls Girls’ School (London). […]

WCPL Round 4 games are now available

The unanotated games from Round 4 of the WCPL are now on the Games page.

ECU Newsletter March 2017

The ECU Newsletter for March 2017 can be downloaded here.

St John’s win 2017 Welsh Primary School Championships

St John’s, Cardiff, were convincing winners of the 2017 Welsh Primary School Championships held at Bishop Hedley School Merthyr Tydfil, on Saturday 1 April.


Colwyn Bay – New website

Colwyn Bay Chess Club now has a website dedicated to their club. The URL is: www.colwynbaychess.org.uk.

Chepstow School comes fourth in ECF National Problem Solving Team Championships

On Wednesday 29 March, Chepstow School came fourth in the ECF National Problem Solving Team Championships held at Imperial College, London.


James Cobb wins the 2017 South Wales Spring Blitz

James Cobb won the 2017 South Wales Spring Blitz. 35 players competed.

Chess on TV – The Simpsons

A new episode of The Simpsons, “The Cad and the Hat”, will be shown on SKY1 this Sunday evening at 6.30pm.

In this story Homer shows off his skills on the Chess board. The guest star is Magnus Carlsen.