2nd WCU Online Blitz Results

The result was:

1st Grzegorz Toczek

2nd Tomasz Miga

3rd Tim Kett

4NCL Online and Junior 4NCL Online Seasons 2 and 3

The 4NCL has anounced the expected schedule for seasons 2 and 3 of both the 4NCL Online and Junior 4NCL Online.

The dates for all fixtures can now be found on the Calendar.

The 4NCL have confirmed that:

“Many thanks to everyone who responded to the 4NCL Online and Junior 4NCL surveys (which you can […]

Welsh team selection for 2020 Online Olympiad

The full Welsh team has now been anounced for the upcoming 2020 Online Olympiad which starts on July 22nd. These are as follows:

Category ‘Main’ Players Reserves Open Boards 1. Greg Toczek 3. Jason Garcia 2. Tim Kett 4. William Hewitt Women’s Boards 1. Olivia Smith 3. Julie Wilson 2. Kimberley Chong 4. Vacant Open […]

2nd WCU Online Blitz (22/7/20)

The 2nd WCU Online Blitz will be held on 22nd July 2020 starting at 19.00pm.

Further details can be found here.

1st WCU Online Blitz Results

The results are shown below.

1st – Hugo Fowler

2nd – Tom Brown

3rd – Joe Fathallah

2020 WCU AGM

The 2020 WCU AGM will be held online on 6th September at 14.30pm.

All proposals should be forwarded to the Executive Director by 9th August.

International Chess Day July 20th 2020

The WCU has received the following message from FIDE.

“Dear chess friend,

Very soon, on July 20th, we will celebrate International Chess Day. As you probably know, this also marks FIDE’s 96th anniversary.

This is a day to celebrate chess, and from the International Chess Federation, we would like to reinforce this tradition.

Last year […]

Hugh Price RIP – An appreciation by Stuart Hutchings

Cardiff Club secretary Bill Hunt and I had both been regular weekly/fortnightly visitors to Hugh in his Care Home the last 18 months or so, where we always found him alert, speaking knowledgeably about world events and taking a keen interest in chess at the Cardiff club and wider afield.

Bill and I had to […]

Hugh Price RIP

It is with great sadness that we have learned that Hugh Price passed away earlier today at the age of 94.

Hugh had been in a care home for a couple of years with various illnesses, but died peacefully in his sleep with his niece and nephew at the bedside. Hugh was associated with […]

WCU 1st Online Blitz (13/7/20)

The first WCU Online Blitz will be held on 13/7/20 starting at 19.00 pm.

Further details can be found here.