Gwynne Rhys-Jones RIP

Sad news has reached us that Gwynne Rhys-Jones of Upper Killay Chess Club passed away on 23rd December.

Gwynne was a founder member of a committee formed to produce the British Isles Chess Championship in Swansea in the 1980’s.

The Management Board wish to extend their sincere condolences to Gwynne’s family and friends at […]

Bill Flew RIP

Sad news has reached us that Bill Flew has passed away. 

Bill was a regular player in Upper killay and  initialy a captain of the second team before  becoming the first team captain.   He  started playing in the league for Pennard in the 1970’s, before moving away to the Midlands.   He retured to […]

Gwilym Moses RIP

Sad news has reached us that Bridgend Chess Club member Gwilym Moses passed away on Monday March 26th 2018. He was 92.

He will be sadly missed by all at Bridgend Chess Club.

Funeral details are:

Funeral at Coychurch Crematorium, Bridgend, CF35 6AB on Friday, 27th April at 2.15 pm.

After at Pontyclun Athletic Club, CF72 […]

Beryl Hughes RIP

Sad news has reached us that Beryl Hughes passed away in hospital last Monday, aged 86 after a short illness. She was Welsh Ladies Champion in 1975 and 1999.  In recent years she had been a member of Caerphilly club, but moved this season to Cardiff club.  As recently as last Easter, Beryl had won […]

Funeral arrangements for Colin Gilbert RIP

Please note that the funeral will take place on Friday 17th November 2017.

A service will take place at Blaina Methodist Church, Gladstone Street, Blaina at 11.00 am followed by interment at Blaina Cemetary.

Family flowers only. Donations to the British Heart Foundation.

Colin Gilbert RIP

Very sad news has reached us that former Welsh Champion Colin Gilbert passed away on Monday October 30th 2017. He was 85.

Funeral details to follow.

Zane Alford has kindly provided a link to an interview here that Colin gave during the 2008 European Club Cup at Kallithe, Greece.

David Rhys Lewis RIP

News has just reached the WCU that David Rhys Lewis (Pentyrch) has passed away suddenly at the tragically young age of 52.

The WCU wish to send our condolences to his many friends and relatives at this very sad time.