ECU Newsletter January 2019

The ECU Newsletter can be viewed here.

Geof Tyrrell Best Game Prize 2018: Approaching Deadline

The deadline for entries for the 2018 award is 31 January 2019; 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 2018 game must be a win or […]




This announcement invites WCU members, registered as Welsh with FIDE, to let us know by 15 January whether they may be interested in taking part in this event (and in which section) by e-mailing Peter Bevan (  and Howard Williams (  

Players intending […]

ECU Newletter November 2018

This can be viewed here.

ECU Newsletter October 2018

The latest edition can be downloaded here.

New online FIDE Trainers Seminar

Please note that there is a new online FIDE Trainers’ Seminar.

It is going to be held on the website on the 24-25th of November.

For more details, please find the prospectus in the link. 

If you have any questions, feel free to contact

Best regards, FIDE Trainers’ Commission

ECU Newsletter September 2018

The September 2018 ECU Newsletter can be viewed here.

European Club Cup 2018

White Knights will be competing in the 2018 European Club Cup in Chalkidiki, Greece 11th – 19th October.

The team will consist of Allan Pleasants, Bill Hewitt, Pete Heaven, Jason Garcia, Adam May, Peter Bevan and David Buttell.

We wish them good luck!

The event can be followed here.

The games can be viewed here.


Arkady Dvorkovitch elected new FIDE President!

At the FIDE General Assembly held in Batumi, Georgia, Arkady Dvorkovitch was elected as the new FIDE President. 

His team will be:

Bachar Kouatly – Deputy President  Sewa Enyonam Fumey – General Secretary  Mahir Mammedov – Vice President  Julio Granda Zuniga – Vice President  Zhu Chen – Treasurer

More info


Wales Open and Womens 43rd Chess Olympiad Results and Pairings

The Welsh Open and Ladies teams are currently competing in the 43rd Chess Olympiad in Batumi, Georgia.