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 […]

ECU E-Magazine October 2019

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World Seniors Team Championships Prague, 5th March-15th March 2020



This announcement invites WCU members, registered as Welsh with FIDE, to let us know by 30 November whether they may be interested in taking part in the 2020 World Seniors Team Championships (and in which section) by e-mailing Peter Bevan (   Players intending to […]

William Davies Evans Ceremony 19th October 2019

On 19th October 2019, at Wolfscastle Village Green in Pembrokeshire, a ceremony was held to commemerate William Davies Evans with the unveiling of a plaque in recognition of his life.


ECU E-Magazine September 2019

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2020 Olympiad: Khanty-Mansiysk, Russia: 1-15 August

The 2020 Olympiad is scheduled to take place in Khanty-Mansisyk, an oil-rich town in Western Siberia, from 1-15 August.  Khanty has hosted a number of major chess events, including the 2010 Olympiad and the current World Cup.  This note outlines the process for selecting both the Welsh Women’s and Open teams and draws attention to […]

ECU E-Magazine August 2019

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1st Welsh Masters 2019

This event will be held at the Heronston Hotel, Bridgend between 26th August and 30th August.

Round Times:

Monday 26th August 

Round 1 11.00 am    Round 2 4.15 pm

Tuesday 27th August

Round 3 11.00 am    Round 4 4.15 pm

Wednesday 28th August

Round 5 11.00 am    Round 6 4.15 pm

Thursday […]