World Seniors Rhodes, 15-25 April 2019

The two teams selected for this event are as follows:

Wales Silures (Over 50s)Sven ZeidlerMark Adams (Captain)Anthony HughesJohn FletcherLynda Smith

Wales Deheubarth (Over 65s)Iolo Jones (Captain)John ThorntonJohn WaterfieldPeter BevanBill Harle

We wish them all he best!

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Bill Flew Memorial Tournament (Correspondence Chess)

Details of this event can be downloaded here.

Junior Rapidplay Ratings Website

Parents, organisers and players who use the Junior Rapidplay Ratings Site will find a few small changes to this site.  In fact although the site has the same ‘feel’ to it, everything has been rewritten, with the ratings program and website being completely revamped with various improvements. 

The birth years are now all […]

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 […]

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 […]

ECU Newsletter December 2018

This can be viewed here.

WORLD SENIORS TEAM CHAMPIONSHIPS 2019

EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST

DEADLINE: 15 JANUARY 2019

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 (internationaldirector@welshchessunion.uk)  and Howard Williams (chairmanselectors@welshchessunion.uk).  

Players intending […]

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 […]

2019 WCU AGM

At a recent Management Board meeting, it was decided that the 2019 WCU AGM will be held on Sunday 7th April 2019.

The venue has yet to be decided.

2018 South Wales Autumn Congress Results

The results were as follows:

Open

=1st        Grzegorz Toczek and  Mike P Waddington      4/5 =3rd      Jason Garcia and Peter Varley                        3/5

Premier

-1st         Stephen A Horrell, Martin C Jones and Duncan M Macarthur    […]