Chess Congress Questionnaire

Kevin Staveley has recently noticed that the number of players playing in weekend congresses has fallen.

To better understand the reasons for this fall, would members please complete the questionnaire below and return it to Kevin Staveley (

Chess Congress Questionnaire

Thank you

2023 Welsh Rapid / Blitz Champ Results



1st = Jose Camacho Collados

Daniel Kozusek 5 £100 each 3rd = Tom Brown

Alex Bullen

Ifan Rathbone-Jones

Grzegorz Toczek 4½ £10 each U18 / U16 Kristan Enoch 3½ £50 U1800 Simon Blackmore

Callum Davies 4 £20 each




1st Daniel Kozusek […]

2023 A O Jones Rapidplay Results

West Wales Chess League

AO Jones Rapidplay

Saturday 1st April 2023

The annual West Wales Chess League Rapidplay was played at Upper Killay Recreational Hall, Saturday 1st April 2023.

38 players attended on the day, 13 more than last season. Ian Eustis & Joel Chung were arbiters on the day.

We’ve opened the event up […]

U2400 Congress & Welsh U16,13 & 11 Results

Welsh Junior Championships 

4th-5th March 2023

Under 16 Champion  Yuxuan Wu Trophy + £40

Under 13

Champion Farouq Nasir & David Belochkin Trophy each 3rd Csege Hanczar Trophy

Under 11

Champion Lucas Zheng Trophy 2nd Bethan Mattingley Trophy 3rd  Mabon Hanczar & Adam Sarwar Trophy each

2022-2023 WCPL

The WCPL website showing the regulations can be viewed here

2022 West Wales Congress Report

This year’s Congress was the first since 2019 with the COVID blight having prevented it taking place since then. The event was well attended and everyone seemed pleased to be taking part in an over the board weekend chess again. The 63 entries exceeded the target number the Congress was costed at meaning the congress […]

2022 Welsh Premier and Welsh Under 1850 Leagues

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))


Welsh Seniors, Welsh Under 18 and Late Summer Congress Results


1st Charles F Morris 4.5 £200 2nd Duncan Williams 3.5 £100 3rd =

Rudy van Kemenade

Mark Adams

Liam Penny

3 £17 each



1st =

Ellison Smith

Yuxuan Wu

Highest placed

September 5th, 2022 | Category: National | Comments are closed

Chess in the Hays, Cardiff 28th August 2022

There will be a day of chess at Hayes Island, Cardiff on Sunday 28th August, All are welcome!


2022 A O Jones Results and Report

The annual West Wales Chess League Rapidplay was played at Morriston Rugby Club, Saturday 18th June 2022.

25 players attended on the day, 6 less than 2020, which was probably to be expected, 14 players were from WWCL & 11 from East Glamorgan.  

Open Section (14 players)

1st= Ian Jones (Nidum), Moss McCarthy […]

Action from Ukraine Simul 23rd April 2022

Here are some photos taken at the Ukraine Simul on 23rd April 2022 in Treorchy.

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