Welsh Correspondence Chess Federation

Rydym yn Ffrindiau - Amici Sumus

WCCF Member Organisations Team Tournament IV

Austin Lockwood  Wednesday, December 13, 2017

Good luck to players from Social CCA, NATCOR, BCCA and SchemingMind, our member organisations, in the fourth WCCF Member Organisations Team Tournament!

https://www.iccf.com/event?id=72568

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Horses for Courses

Russell Sherwood  Monday, December 11, 2017

https://www.welshccf.org.uk/article/307

Alpha Go a GoGo

Russell Sherwood  Sunday, December 10, 2017

https://www.welshccf.org.uk/article/305

Where there’s a way there’s a will!

Russell Sherwood  Sunday, December 10, 2017

https://www.welshccf.org.uk/article/303

2018/1 Rating List

Russell Sherwood  Sunday, December 10, 2017

The 2018/1 Rating list has been uploaded at ICCF.com

https://www.iccf.com/RatingList.aspx

A very positive list for Welsh players. It is interesting to note that compared to only 3 years ago our 1st team of the time would only compare with our current 3rd team!

James O'Grady Memorial

Russell Sherwood  Sunday, December 10, 2017

Well done to Gareth Yeo in winning the James O'Grady Memorial with a score of 8/12.

Gareth was chased home by the two German representatives on 7.5/12

https://www.iccf.com/event?id=60315

 

71st European Individual Championship

Russell Sherwood  Sunday, December 10, 2017

https://www.iccf.com/event?id=72244

 

The 71st Finals are underway. Good luck to Tony Balshaw, flying the Welsh flag!

 

WCCF Congress completed.

Russell Sherwood  Sunday, November 12, 2017

Wales historic first International Title Tournament is now finished!

Congratulations to Lars Milde (Ger) on his fine win with 7.5/12 .

As one of the first tournaments to offer CCE/CCM Norm, this event generated 19 Title Norms!

https://www.iccf.com/event?id=57106

Annotated game from 2017 Ward-Higgs County Championship by John Thornton

Austin Lockwood  Wednesday, November 1, 2017

John Thornton has submitted the attached game from the 2017 Ward-Higgs.  This tournament only started last month, this game was completed in under two weeks!

John writes:

The whole game took under a fortnight, which I'm sure is long in 'short correspondence games' terms, but the remarkable thing to me is that this and my 31 move Black game in the event had both finished with a mating attack before the last game in the event had been started.

Humanity's Last Stand?

Russell Sherwood  Wednesday, October 25, 2017

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