WCPL Round 4

The games can now be downloaded from the Games page.

Welsh Primary Schools Championships Results

The Welsh Primary Schools Championships took place at Merthyr Tydfil on 9th March. The Championship attracted 24 teams and also 32 individual players.Prize winners are as follows:Champions        St John’s College, Cardiff2nd                  Rhydypenau Primary School A3rd                  Rhydypenau Primary School BFurther prizes were awarded to:Rhydypenau Primary School CCwrt Rawlin Primary SchoolBirchgrove Primary School […]

Fischer’s Catch at the 4NCL

The report by Olivia Smith can be viewed here.

First Rank Newsletter Edition 21

The newsletter can be viewed here.

2019 Dyfed Congress Games

The games from the Dyfed Congress are now available on the Games page.

South Wales Schools shine at the EPSCA West of England regional qualifier

On Saturday the 2nd of March St John’s College hosted the south west regional qualifying round for EPSCA (English Primary Schools Chess Association). St John’s college and Caedraw participated in the under 11 category while the Dell took part in the U9 category. In the under 9 category Dell did very well by comfortably […]

Anyone for chess in Cuba in May?

We have received this invite should anyone be interested,

Allan Pleasants wins Geof Tyrrell Best Game Prize 2018

In this the ninth year of the competition in memory of Geof, the judges, Stuart Hutchings, Dave James and Howard Williams, looked at 21 games which met our basic criteria. In short, these are wins or draws by Welsh players against foreign opposition rated both 2250 or over and 150 points or more above […]