last update 24th Jan 2023

Welcome to the 2023 WCPL Web Site.



There will be 2 sections, an Open and an U1850

The Open teams will be over 6 boards. The U1850 teams will be over 4 boards.

Rate of Play:

Open: 40 moves in 90 minutes, followed by 30 minutes to finish the game, with an increment of 30 seconds per move from move one.

U1850: All moves in 90 minutes with a 30 second increment from move 1


Players named on the initial registration list must either be registered as Welsh with FIDE prior to the list being submitted or eligible and willing to be registered as Welsh players.


The Welsh Chess Premier League 2023

Captains: Please familiarise yourself with the regulations.


Initial team entry and player registrations must be submitted by close of play on 8th Jan 23.

Any amendments to the player registrations must be sent to the controller by 22nd Jan  23.


Entry Fee: Open £48 per team. U1850 £32 per team.


Confirmation of the Venue and Fixtures will be made known after all the entries have been received