FIDE Rating Monthly Update

Every moth the International Rating Officer receives from FIDE a results report.

It shows every Fide-rated game played by WLS players, and is very useful  to the WCU rating officers and potentially to the selectors.   The main problem is that no-one wants to wade through it just in  case they find something.   Therefore the […]

Wales team for 2021 FIDE Online Olympiad

The Wales team is as follows:

Category ‘Main’ Players Reserves Open Boards 1. Jonathan Blackburn 3. Jason Garcia 2. Grzegorz Toczek 4. Allan Pleasants Women’s Boards 1. Olivia Smith 3. Julie Wilson 2. Kimberly Chong 4. Hiya Ray Open Under 20 1. Hugo Fowler 2. Duncan Macdonald Girl Under 20 1. Susanna Fraser 2. Hiya […]

2021 FIDE Online Olympiad Announcement

URGENT: FIDE ON-LINE CHESS OLYMPIAD: SELECTION OF WELSH TEAM AND CAPTAIN:

DEADLINE FOR RESPONSES – END SUNDAY 25 JULY

1. Introduction

The World Chess Federation (‘FIDE’) are organising a second on-line chess Olympiad at very short notice. The full details can be found at:

https://reg-olympiad.fide.com/login.phtml 

and here

https://handbook.fide.com/files/handbook/OnlineOlympiadRegulations2021.pdf

It is […]

ECU E-Magazine June 2021

This can be viewed here.

15th Online Scottish Chess Tour Weekend 2nd-5th July

Scottish Chess are organising this event and they are inviting entries from WCU members.

This event covers Blitz, Open, Major (U1800), Minor (U1300) and Allegro for all, U15, and U11,

Anyone wishing to compete, please see this link.

 

2021 European Individual Championship, Reykjavik, Iceland

EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST

DEADLINE: 30 June 2021

This announcement invites WCU members, registered as Welsh with FIDE, to let us know by 30 June whether they may be interested in taking part in this event by e-mailing Peter Bevan (internationaldirector@welshchessunion.uk).

Details of Event

This event will take place in Reykjavik, Iceland […]

ECU E-Magazine May 2021

This can be viewed here.

ECU E-Magazine April 2021

This can be viewed here.

ECU E-Magazine March 2021

This can be viewed here.

New Welsh Candidate Master

FIDE have just awarded the CM title to Paul Atkinson. He is currently living in Germany, but intends to start playing in Welsh tournaments again when that becomes possible.