New online FIDE Trainers Seminar

Please note that there is a new online FIDE Trainers’ Seminar.

It is going to be held on the website on the 24-25th of November.

For more details, please find the prospectus in the link. 

If you have any questions, feel free to contact

Best regards, FIDE Trainers’ Commission

World Youth Championships 2018

The World Youth Chess Championships 2018 are taking place in Porto Carras, Halkidiki, Greece from October 20th to 30th. The Welsh representatives are Hugo Fowler in the U16 Open and Ifan Rathbone-Jones in the U14 Open. The boys arrived on the 19th after an early start to catch pre dawn flights.

There are over 630 […]

2nd Junior Congress Results

The results of the 2nd Junior Congress were as follows:

Open: 1st Ethan Chung 4/6             =2nd Ellison Smith and Callum Smith 3/6

Premier: =1st Anshul Swamy and Andy Wang 4/5                  =3rd  Harri Gilbert and William Roberts

Major: =1st Rio Northey and […]

2018 West Wales Congress Results


Gerry Heap won the West Wales Open with 4.5/5.

Adam Musson was 2nd with 4/5.

John Underwood, Sven Zeidler and Joe Fatallah tied for 3rd with 3.5/5.


Kimberley Chong won the West Wales Major with 4.5/5.

Tomasz Miga and Andrew Thomas tied for 2nd with 4/5.


Eleanor Collins won the West Wales […]

ECU Newsletter September 2018

The September 2018 ECU Newsletter can be viewed here.

European Club Cup 2018

White Knights will be competing in the 2018 European Club Cup in Chalkidiki, Greece 11th – 19th October.

The team will consist of Allan Pleasants, Bill Hewitt, Pete Heaven, Jason Garcia, Adam May, Peter Bevan and David Buttell.

We wish them good luck!

The event can be followed here.

The games can be viewed here.


2018 Welsh Seniors Games

The games from the 2018 Welsh Seniors Championships are now available on the Games page.

The ‘missing’ games are from byes.

Arkady Dvorkovitch elected new FIDE President!

At the FIDE General Assembly held in Batumi, Georgia, Arkady Dvorkovitch was elected as the new FIDE President. 

His team will be:

Bachar Kouatly – Deputy President  Sewa Enyonam Fumey – General Secretary  Mahir Mammedov – Vice President  Julio Granda Zuniga – Vice President  Zhu Chen – Treasurer

More info


2018 Welsh Seniors and South Wales Autumn Blitz

The 2018 Welsh Seniors was won by Dai James.

The South Wales Autumn Blitz was won by Peter Bevan.