WCU Online 2021 Games now available

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New Welsh Candidate Master

FIDE have just awarded the CM title to Paul Atkinson. He is currently living in Germany, but intends to start playing in Welsh tournaments again when that becomes possible.

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‘The King’ Chess Training 17th-18th April 2021

Welsh International FIDE Master Jonathan Blackburn will be running training courses online via Zoom for Adults, U18’s and U11’s.

A statement from FM Jonathan Blackburn: I’m running the second in my series of online chess training sessions on Saturday and Sunday 17th & 18th April, please find the flyer here: (see attached). To book please […]

ECU E-Magazine February 2021

This can be viewed here.

2021 WCU AGM Agenda (21/3/21 at 14.30)

This can be viewed here.


Tony Haigh RIP


Sadly, news has reached the WCU that Tony Haigh who was prominent in the Dyfed League passed away recently.

The funeral will be a private affair due to the Coronavirus retrictions but a more public commemoration of his life may take place at a later date.

The WCU wish to pass on our […]

Chess Training Session Flyer

Jonathan Blackburn is launching the first in his series of online training session mid-March on the subject of positional play.

There are two sessions one for adults and one for juniors.

The content of the sessions will cater for players both at the higher and lower end of the grading list but a basic knowledge […]