Chess Congress Questionnaire

Kevin Staveley has recently noticed that the number of players playing in weekend congresses has fallen.

To better understand the reasons for this fall, would members please complete the questionnaire below and return it to Kevin Staveley (

Chess Congress Questionnaire

Thank you

Tim Kett and Grezgorz Toczek come joint first in the South Wales Autumn Congress

In the South Wales Autumn Congress, held in Pencoed on October 13-15, Tim Kett and Grzegorz Toczek came, joint first in the Open section with 4/5. Sharing third were Jason Garcia and Joe Fathallah, both scoring 3½/5.


Invitation to Northumbria Chess Masters 14/2/18-18/2/18

I’m writing to ask if you could let leading Welsh players know about the forthcoming Northumbria Chess Masters, at The Chillingham in Newcastle upon Tyne, from 14-18 February, 2018. It would be very much appreciated!


Millfield International 2017: Chepstow come second in the Majors

Making their debut in the 2017 Millfield International, Chepstow School came second in the Major section, just behind Torquay Grammar School for Boys.


ECU Newsletter September 2017 and 2017 European Club Cup Info Bulletin

The September ECU Newsletter can be downloaded here.

The 2017 European Club Cuop Info Bulletin can be downloaded here.

Welsh Dragons deliver strong performances in the Junior 4NCL

At the junior 4NCL competition held at Wokefield Park, Reading, on the 30 September and 1 October, the three Welsh Dragons teams all finished in the top half of the table.