WSTC 2017 Roundup

Both Welsh teams lost their opening round games.

All games are available for download on a daily basis during the Championship on the Games page.


Strugnell shines at Swansea International

Carl Strugnell, fresh from gaining his third IM norm, dominated the Swansea International rapidplay with a perfect 9/9.


ECU Press Release 24/4/17

The latest ECU Press Release can be downloaded here.

Chepstow nets fourth in ECF Junior Team Challenge

On Wednesday 18 April Chepstow School came fourth in the finals of the ECF Junior Team Challenge, held at Hertford College, Oxford.


2017 World Seniors Team Championships Heraklion, Crete 23rd April – 3rd May Live games

Wales will be represented by two teams in this event, Wales Deheubarth in the Over 65’s and Wales Silures in the Over 50’s events.

Tournament results for Wales Deheubarth can be found here.

Tournament results for Wales Silures can be found here.

Live games can be found here.

Report to follow.

Carl Strugnell achieves third IM norm at the 2017 Tralee Classic!

Carl Strugnell his third and final IM norm at the 2017 Tralee Classic Section A in Ireland last week with a score of 4.5/9!

The final crosstable is here.

A video and games are available here.

Welsh Championship Games now available

The games from the Championship and Major can now be downloaded from the Games page.


Welsh Chess Championships 2017

The organisers wish to sincerely thank all those who played in this year’s event and also all who helped in the organisation. The event was once again held at the Radisson Park Inn Hotel, Cardiff North and the organisers would like to take this oppurtunity to thank the staff there for their help and support. […]

Chess Tutor Training Course in Cardiff on 4th May

The charity Chess in Schools and the Communities (CSC) are holding a training day for all those interested in becoming Chess Tutors or Trainers, or heklping out in a School Chess Club orr running a Junior night at the local club.

Details are available here.

2017 Welsh Championship, Open Major and Open Minor Round 1 draw is now available

Live games can be viewed here.


All results and pairings will appear on