2022 Welsh Premier and Welsh Under 1850 Leagues

The WCU are hoping to restart both the Welsh Premier League (6 boards) and Welsh Under 1850 league (4 boards).

A squad of players maybe formed from more than one club playing together subject to the following restrictions

All players must be registered members of the Welsh Chess Union (or other National Association (eg ECF))

Squads for the Premier League will be a maximum of 15 and for the Under 1850 a maximum of 10. Players can be nominated for both Premier League and Under 1850 FOR THE SAME CLUB / TEAM but cannot be named in the squads of different teams.

The entry fee, number of rounds and format will be decided once the likely number of teams is known.

Please send expressions of interest to Kevin Staveley (homedirector@welshchessunion.uk). Closing date – 31st October 2022 stating the following information


TEAM MANAGER’S NAME with email address and MOBILE telephone number (This is so we can contact you on the day of the match if needed)

NUMBER OF TEAMS: Premier League _______ Under 1850 ______

Further details will be sent to those who express an interest in November.