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 (kevin.staveley@btinternet.com).

Chess Congress Questionnaire

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2019 North Wales Open

The games for this event are now available on the Games page.

4th North Wales Congress Results

2019 North Wales Open

=1st        FM Adam Ashton, Thomas Carroll, Philip Hayward   (4/5)    £158.33p each

Grading Prize U1887 

David Patrick (3.5/5)    £50

There were 23 competitors.

2019 North Wales Major

=1st    Graham Williamson, Paul Benson  (4/5)   £200 each

=3rd (3.5/5) £18.75 each

South Wales Blitz Results

The results were as follows:

1st   IM Collados Jose Camacho (Korea)  10.5/11

2nd  GM Matthew J Turner  10/11

3rd   FM Gzregprz Toczek  8/11

There were 24 competitors

Swansea University Rapidplay Results

The tournament went well, with 7 rounds played on the day. There was lunch provided in the hour break.

At the end of it all, Ian Jones defended his title. Having won the tournament last year. He was tied in first place with Friedemann Brock. They played two play off games, only to win one […]

2018-19 WCPL Games

The WCPL games for the 2018-2019 season are now available on the Games page.

Swansea University Invitational Tournament

Swansea University Chess Club will be hosting its invitational tournament for the third year in a row. This year’s edition is on May 11 at Swansea University, Singleton Campus. Last two years were a great success and it is set to be even better this year. You will play seven games of chess, there […]

2019 Welsh Championships

This year’s Championships were, once again, held at the Cardiff North Hotel. Numbers were slightly down on previous years but this was understandable due to a clash with the World Seniors Championships taking place simultaneously in Rhodes.

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2019 Welsh Blitz Championship Results

1st Alex Bullen 9/112nd Grzegorz Toczek 8.5/11=4th Robert Taylor, Tom Brown 8/1125 players competed.

2019 Welsh Rapidplay Championship Results

1st Tom Brown 5.5/6

=3rd Grzegorz Toczek, Ian Jones 4.5/6

32 players competed.

A O Jones Rapidplay Results

The joint winners were Friedemann Brock (2241 Germany), currently working at Swansea Uni & Ian Jones 4.5/5, so Ian receieved the A O Jones trophy.

34 players entered, 2 failed to show, but 2 new entrants turned up on the day.

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