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

Barry Chess Club

A history of Barry Chess Club edited by Martyn Griffiths is now available on the Club Histories page.

1st WCU Online League Update 3/9/20


OPEN:                              All play all

UNDER 1800:                   6 round Swiss

Rule Change

Please note we have amended rule 5 to give some flexibility to the fixtures (changes in italics):

Fixtures (i) A league schedule will be issued by the controller before 7th September. This will be published on the WCU site. (ii) Matches will […]

Welsh Chess Union Online League

There is still time to join this competition


OPEN: Aberystwyth, Cardiff, Morriston, White Knights

UNDER 1800: Barry, De La Beche Pawns, De La Beche Rooks, North Cardiff, North Cardiff Penguins

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 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