2019-20 WCPL

If any team would like to join the Welsh Premier League for the 2019-2020 season please contact Kevin Staveley by 15th August.  

Glorney-Gilbert Junior International Team Event-Dundalk, Ireland 22nd-24th July 2019

The event was well organised in Ireland this year, with the only obvious glitches being the live boards sometimes being wrongly attributed, and a problem for one group in getting from arrival at Dublin airport to finding the transfer bus, where when we did find it, the driver was expecting to take groups of French […]

First Rank Newsletter Edition 25

This can be viewed here.

Welsh Chess Union Ratings

  I would like to apologise to Welsh chess players for the current slowness in getting your games rated since July 1st.   As you probably know, Robert Taylor hung up his boots after 12 years of sterling work as National Rating Officer and was replaced by myself. He also resigned from his job as […]

Three tie for first at 2019 South Wales International Open!

In the 2019 South Wales International Open, GM’s Korneev, Chatalbashev and IM Comacho tied for first place with 7/9. 64 competed.

In the Challengers, Ryan Cheung finished first with 5/7. 9 competed.

Any prizes outstanding will be paid by bank transfer by Monday night (15th July)

Full results and prizes can be downloaded here.


2019 South Wales International

Entries @ 6/7/19  Open     Challengers

Live Games

The 1st Round draw will be available on ChessResults.com from 9pm on 6/7/19.

ECU E-Magazine June 2019

This can be downloaded here.

Tony Gutteridge RIP

Sad news has reached us that Tony Gutteridge passed away on 9th June.Tony was a member of North Cardiff Chess Club for a few years but before that he was a longstanding member of Penarth Chess Club. Furthermore, Tony was WCU Year Book Editor and printer for a number of years. The advice comes from […]

2019 North Wales Open

The games for this event are now available on the Games page.