Wales Open and Womens 43rd Chess Olympiad Results and Pairings

The Welsh Open and Ladies teams are currently competing in the 43rd Chess Olympiad in Batumi, Georgia.


ECU Annual Report 2017-2018

The 2017-2018 ECU Annual Report can be viewed here.

Increase in WCU Membership Fees for 2018/19 Season


Members are reminded that adult subscriptions for season 2018/19 have been increased to £15, following the approved resolution at the last AGM. Junior fees remain at £7.

West Wales Lightning Tournament 3rd September

The annual lightning tournament that traditionally marks the beginning of the new season in West Wales took place at the Morriston Rugby Club, The new home of Morriston Chess Club on Monday 3rd September.

Eighteen players took part. Thirteen from the Morriston Club.

Peter Bevan’s draw with Bill Hewitt in the last round was enough […]

British Blitz Qualifier 2018 Cardiff Results 8th September

The 2018 British Blitz Qualifier held at Cardiff on 8th September resulted in rwo players qualifying.

These were Marcus R Harvey and Grzegorz Toczek.

The full results can be found here

August 2018 ECU Newsletter

The latest newsletter can be viewed here.

Reminder: Chess event for Secondary School players on Saturday 15 September

On Saturday 15 September there will be afternoon of fast-paced, light-hearted chess for secondary school players all standards. This will be held at Whitchurch Rugby club, the home of North Cardiff chess club, from 2-5 p.m. (the full address is Whitchurch Rugby Sports & Social Club, Samuels Crescent, Velindre Road, Cardiff, CF14 2TH).