The WCU are hoping to restart both the Welsh Premier League (6 boards) and Welsh Under 1850 league (4 boards).

A squad of players maybe formed from more than one club playing together subject to the following restrictions

All players must be registered members of the Welsh Chess Union (or other National Association (eg ECF))

Squads for the Premier League will be a maximum of 15 and for the Under 1850 a maximum of 10. Players can be nominated for both Premier League and Under 1850 FOR THE SAME CLUB / TEAM but cannot be named in the squads of different teams.

The entry fee, number of rounds and format will be decided once the likely number of teams is known.

Please send expressions of interest to Kevin Staveley ( Closing date – 31st October 2022 stating the following information


TEAM MANAGER’S NAME with email address and MOBILE telephone number (This is so we can contact you on the day of the match if needed)

NUMBER OF TEAMS: Premier League _______ Under 1850 ______

Further details will be sent to those who express an interest in November.

The current WCPL Fixture List can be found here.

The current Rules can be found here.

The current WCPL squads can be found by selecting a team below (ignore Played and Points column).

The current Results can be found here.

The current U1850 Results can be found here

The Games can be found here.

All previous seasons results and tables can be found here.

WCPL Season 2019-20

Team P W D L Penalty Points Game Points Match Points
The Full Ponty 4 2 1 1 1 14.5 5
White Knights 4 1 3 0   12.5 5
Nidum 3 2 1 0   11.5 5
Cardiff 3 2 1 0   10.5 5
Cardigan 3 0 3 0   9 3
Tiny Rex 4 0 1 3   9.5 1
Abergavenny 3 0 0 3 -1 5.5 0

Game points are totals including any Penalty Points      

Abergavenny v The Full Ponty Round 1
Abergavenney Board 6 played out of order and thus the team has been penalised 1 point, and the point added to The Full Ponty. The game counts as played for rating.