Welsh Correspondence Chess Federation

Rydym yn Ffrindiau - Amici Sumus

The British Correspondence Chess Championship

Austin Lockwood  Wednesday, July 12, 2017

The British Correspondence Chess Championship (BCCC) is the premier tournament on the British CC calendar. Running continuously since 1921 and open to all British players, the BCCC has carried ICCF title norms since 2016.

The BCCC caters for players of all levels and consists of a final, a candidates section and a number of reserves sections.

The BCCC is organised jointly by the English Federation for Correspondence Chess (EFCC), the Welsh Correspondence Chess Federation (WCCF) and the Scottish Correspondence Chess Association (ScoCCA).

Further details of the tournament, including the full rules and a list of previous winners, are available on the EFCC website:


Last season’s crosstables can be viewed here:

There is a first prize of £100 and a second prize of £50

To enter, please contact the tournament director, Phill Beckett (phillipbeckett@yahoo.com), with your ICCF ID number; the £10 entry fee can be sent by PayPal through the EFCC website (under “Online Fee Payment” in the left-hand margin) or by cheque (payable to EFCC) to:

Phill Beckett
Brough House
Church Laneham
Notts DN22 0NQ

The closing date for entries is 31st August 2017, the start date will be 1st October 2017.


Hill Street Blues

Russell Sherwood  Sunday, July 9, 2017

Interesting information for Welsh Players

The Great Escape

Russell Sherwood  Saturday, July 8, 2017

New Article

International Master title for John Claridge!

Austin Lockwood  Thursday, July 6, 2017

Congratulations to John, for a final IM norm and the title from a very strong performance in the 7th North Atlantic Team Tournament (Board Four) - an event which Wales are now looking completely in control of.

Season Planning

Russell Sherwood  Saturday, July 1, 2017

New Article


No Bragging Please, We're British!

Russell Sherwood  Wednesday, June 21, 2017

New Article

Form is Temporary, Class is Permanent

Russell Sherwood  Tuesday, June 20, 2017

New Article

Esko Nuutilainen Memorial Team Tournament

Russell Sherwood  Sunday, June 4, 2017

Good Luck to the Welsh Team

Drawn in a tough group with the Czech Republic, Russia, Romania, Lithuania, Slovenia, Latvia, France, Canada, Venezuela and Turkey.


1. CCE Dale Cannon

2. Aytac Yuce

3. Paul Scott

4. Paul Keevil

5. Craig Evans

6. Colin Denham


More detailed analysis for Welsh Players under Articles/Russell Sherwood


2017 Welsh Championship has Started

Austin Lockwood  Friday, June 2, 2017

You can follow the games here:

Championship Section

Qualification Section

Good Luck!

Russell Sherwood  Tuesday, May 30, 2017

Good luck to David Guy in the forthcoming 1st European Deaf Individual Chess Championship and 23rd European Deaf Club Team Chess Championship in Lund, Sweden.