World Seniors Team Championships Prague, 5th March-15th March 2020



This announcement invites WCU members, registered as Welsh with FIDE, to let us know by 30 November whether they may be interested in taking part in the 2020 World Seniors Team Championships (and in which section) by e-mailing Peter Bevan (   Players intending to […]

Interested in Coaching?

Thre WCU are urgently seeking members who are interested in coaching (usually juniors although not exclusively).

In order to create a central database of possible coaches, could anyone interested plesase complete the table below and forward to Peter Bevan (Email: as soon as possible. The full table is available via the coaching tab above.


WCPL Round 1 games

These games are now downloadable from the Games page.

William Davies Evans Ceremony 19th October 2019

On 19th October 2019, at Wolfscastle Village Green in Pembrokeshire, a ceremony was held to commemerate William Davies Evans with the unveiling of a plaque in recognition of his life.


Junior Rapidplay Congress 2 Results


1st = Sarthak Nukalapati, Alex Lawrence, Anshul Swamy (4/5) 16 players participated


1st Teddy Swartz (5/5) 2nd Evan Lewis (3.5/5) 3rd= Vedant Lutchman Singh, Lucy Taylor (3/5) 9 people played


1st Aboudi Sattouf (4/5) 2nd Alex Coombs (3.5/5) 3rd= Anya Rathbone-Jones, Alexander Taylor (3/5) 5 played

Welsh Chess U1850 League

On behalf of the Home Committee of the Welsh Chess Union I am pleased to announce the formation of an under 1850 team tournament to be run at the same dates and venues as the Welsh Chess Premier League.  I have offered to run the league for the first two seasons and will look at […]

5th Global Chess Festival

Be part of the 5th Global Chess Festival Online 24-hour tournament on the 12th of October. Sign up HERE

The Inspiration Cup is the first hand & brain chess tournament. Follow the exciting new form of chess event online with the entertaining commentary by Anna Rudolf and Lawrence Trent HERE on October 12th 9.50 CEST time.   Last chance for kids […]

Entries are open for the On-line Championship for Welsh Secondary School players

Entries are now open for the On-line Championship for Welsh Secondary School players. To enter, simply send an e-mail to: The deadline for entries is Friday 18 October.


ECU E-Magazine September 2019

This can be downloaded here.

2019 Welsh Seniors Championship Result

Held in Merthyr Tydfil the Welsh Seniors Champ resulted in a tie between Liam Penny and Rudy Van Kemenade. We congratulate both champions.   The games from the Championship can be downloaded from the Games page.