The Check Weekly 25/9/20

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Barry Chess Club

A history of Barry Chess Club edited by Martyn Griffiths is now available on the Club Histories page.

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WCU Membership Fees

Due to Covid-19 the WCU Management Board has decided that no membership fees (Direct or otherwise) for current members will be collected before 1st January 2021 at the earliest. A further decision on this will be made and announced later in 2020.

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Coronavirus and Over the Board chess

The Management Board has for some time been considering how and when over the board activities may resume. We are consulting with and taking advice from the Welsh Sports Association, of which the WCU is a member. They in turn are continually in touch with the Welsh Government and their advice / legal requirements concerning […]

The Check Weekly 12/9/20

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Stan Owen RIP

Sad news has reached us that Stan Owen of Pontypool Chess Club passed away on August 26th aged 96.

Funeral details to follow.

An obituary provided by Chris Dixon is below.

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Wales v Lesotho Online match 5/9/20 Result

The match consisted of two rounds over 12 boards. 

Wales won the first round of matches 9.5 – 2.5 and won the second round 10.5 – 1.5. 

Overall the score was Wales 20 – 4 Lesotho.

The captain was Jason Garcia.

The full results can be downloaded here.

1st WCU Online League Update 3/9/20

FORMAT

OPEN:                              All play all

UNDER 1800:                   6 round Swiss

Rule Change

Please note we have amended rule 5 to give some flexibility to the fixtures (changes in italics):

Fixtures (i) A league schedule will be issued by the controller before 7th September. This will be published on the WCU site. (ii) Matches will […]

ECU E-Magazine August 2020

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