URGENT!! Anyone Over 65 interested in playing in Prague?

A vacancy has suddenly occurred for a place in an Over 65 team to play in the World Seniors Team Championships in Prague between 5th-15th March.

Anyone interested in competing needs to be born in 1955 or earlier. A deposit of £170 would need to be paid to the WCU to cover accommodation and transfers […]

ECU E-Magazine January 2020

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2020 Olympiad (Moscow 5 August – 17 August 2020)

Appointment of Non-Playing Captains/Coaches for the Welsh Teams In the Open And Women’s Sections

Expressions of interest, together with details of previous experience and/or other qualifications, are invited for one or other of the two posts – by 31 March to Howard Williams, Chair WCU Selection Committee, Chairmanselectors@welshchessunion.org.uk.  The Committee will meet in mid April […]

ECU E-Magazine December 2019

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Geof Tyrrell Best Game Prize 2019: Approaching Deadline

The deadline for entries for the 2019 award for games played in the calendar year 2019 is 31 January 2020; so there is still time to nominate a game (which need not have been played by the person making the nomination).  The detailed rules can be found here but briefly to qualify for consideration a […]

2019 Christmas Greetings from FIDE

ECU E-Magazine Special Edition

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ECU E-Magazine November 2019

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WCU Selection Policy and Appeals Process Draft Proposals

Since the 2018 Olympiad, following advice from FIDE, the Management Board has drawn up draft proposals regarding selection and appeals process policies which can be downloaded below.

The Management Board would welcome feedback from members and any comments should be forwarded to Mark Adams by 29/11/19.

It is important to remember that these are only […]

2019 European Club Cup Ulcinj, Montenegro, Nov 9th-17th

White Knights chess club is Wales’ only representative in this year’s European Club Cup.  The team comprised Alan Young, Jason Garcia, Allan Pleasants, Peter Bevan, David Buttell, Adam May and Tomasz Miga.

We were ranked 65 of the 66 teams and the bottom ranked team Tatvan from Turkey even had a […]