COVID Update (28/3/22)

Current COVID-19 guidelines are that mask wearing at any chess event, including chess clubs is now optional. However, we encourage players to do a lateral flow test before attending tournaments. Clubs and organisers are at liberty to enforce stricter rules at their discretion. 

Imogen Camp competes in 2022 Varsity match for Cambridge University

On March 12th, Imogen Camp competed in the annual Varsity match between Cambridge and Oxford Universities.

A full report by GM Jonathan Speelman can be viewed here.  

2022 Welsh Championship Entry Form now available

The 2022 Welsh Championship Entry Form can be viewed here.

Len Skinner RIP

It is  with great sadness that news has reached the WCU that Len Skinner, Bridgend Chess Club, East Glamorgan passed away over the weekend of 6th-7th March 2022.

Len was a long serving member of Bridgend Chess Club although due to his age etc he had not been a regular at the club for a […]

WCU All-Play-All for Olympiad Selection event in Bridgend 6th, 12th and 13th March

Following the long absence of over-the-board activities during the past two years, the Selection Committee in consultation with the WCU Management Board agreed to hold a all-play-all event over two weekends in March to assist the selectors in determining the current strength and form of the strongest players in Wales prior to selection for the […]