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 […]

2nd WCU Online Blitz Results

The result was:

1st Grzegorz Toczek

2nd Tomasz Miga

3rd Tim Kett

2nd WCU Online Blitz (22/7/20)

The 2nd WCU Online Blitz will be held on 22nd July 2020 starting at 19.00pm.

Further details can be found here.

1st WCU Online Blitz Results

The results are shown below.

1st – Hugo Fowler

2nd – Tom Brown

3rd – Joe Fathallah

WCU 1st Online Blitz (13/7/20)

The first WCU Online Blitz will be held on 13/7/20 starting at 19.00 pm.

Further details can be found here.

WCU Online Blitz (3/7/20) Results

The first WCU Online event (A Swiss Blitz tournament) was held on Friday 3rd July.   The final positions of the 9 round event was 1st    Joe Fathallah 2nd   Grzegorz Toczek 3rd    Jonathan Blackburn   Future events will be published on the web site.

WCU Summer Online Blitz Friday 3rd July 2020 7.00 pm start

Full details of this event can be found here.

The Entry Form can be viewed here.

The Rules can be found here.

Step-by-step instructions for players to use Lichess.org can be found here.

Welsh Summer Online Blitz

The Welsh Chess Union will be organising an on-line Blitz event on Friday 3rd July from 7 pm.    Further details on how to enter will be available here shortly 

Event Cancellations

In view of the current coronavirus situation we have decided to

(a)   Postpone both the Welsh Premier League and Under 1850 League to be held on 21st March. A decision on rearrangement and future fixtures will be taken shortly.

(b)   Cancel the Welsh Junior Championships to be held on 28th and 29th March. For this event any […]

Dyfed Congress 2020

The  49th Dyfed open  chess congress  was held at Fishguard Bay hotel over the weekend of the 14th -16th February.  55 contests played in the two sections the Open and the Major.

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2020 Welsh Championships

Reminder

Please note that the date for entering the Championship, Open/Major and Minor at the early bird rate of £20 expires on 1st March. After that the entry fee increases to £30.