2019 Cardiff Schools Chess Day 20/11/19

Yet again, the event was very successful.

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WCU Junior Congress Results 23/11/19

The third Junior Congress of the season was held at the Cathedral School, Cardiff with 70 entries.

Section prize winners were


1st           Oliver Sapsford

2nd                Tycho Twohig

3rd           Govind Anandkumar


1st           Bindu Doddi

2nd          Gruff Dafydd, Macsen Evans, Lucy Taylor, Vedant Lutchman Singh


1st           Harris Kumar

2nd          Luca Davies, Louise Davies, Fraser Hughes

2019 Welsh Secondary Schools Championships Results 23/11/19

Held at the Cathedral School, Cardiff this year’s Championships attracted 12 teams, the largest number of entries for quite a few years.

Successfully defending the title the won in 2018 were Chepstow School

2nd          St John’s College, Cardiff

3rd           Whitchurch High School

Cardiff Schools Championships – 20th November 2019

The Annual Cardiff Schools Championship, now in its 8th year, was once again held at Cardiff City Stadium. The event attracted 37 teams with about 400 students present.

We would like to thank all who supported this event with help in so many ways.

This year the event was supported by “Mostyn Estates Ltd” and we […]

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Junior Rapidplay Congress 2 Results


1st = Sarthak Nukalapati, Alex Lawrence, Anshul Swamy (4/5) 16 players participated


1st Teddy Swartz (5/5) 2nd Evan Lewis (3.5/5) 3rd= Vedant Lutchman Singh, Lucy Taylor (3/5) 9 people played


1st Aboudi Sattouf (4/5) 2nd Alex Coombs (3.5/5) 3rd= Anya Rathbone-Jones, Alexander Taylor (3/5) 5 played

Entries are open for the On-line Championship for Welsh Secondary School players

Entries are now open for the On-line Championship for Welsh Secondary School players. To enter, simply send an e-mail to: welshsecondarychess@gmail.com The deadline for entries is Friday 18 October.


NYCA Team Championship success for U-18’s and U14’s!

Every season we enter four teams from South Wales in the National Youth Chess Association competitions. In effect, these are English intercounty championships. As is to be expected, the opposition is strong and successes are few and far between, an occasional place in the top three being the best we can hope for.


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