Welsh Correspondence Chess Federation

Rydym yn Ffrindiau - Amici Sumus

The First Welsh International Open Correspondence Chess Championship

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WCCF Trios started

Russell Sherwood  Tuesday, December 31, 2019

Trios 34,35,36 and 37 have started.....


Next Cycle expected to start March 2020



Welsh Trios

WCCF Trios

Russell Sherwood  Tuesday, December 24, 2019

The next cycleset of WCCF Trios will commence in January. 

Two trios are included in the annual Premium/International membership.

Further Trios and the cost to non-premium/international members is £5.00 (which is the same price as Premium membership)

Note: Now WCCF Trios and ICCF approved International members are allowed to take part.

If you want to take part in the next cycle get in touch at leanthinker at hotmail.co.uk



WCCF 2019 Christmas Special Tournament

Russell Sherwood  Monday, December 23, 2019

has started......https://www.iccf.com/event?id=83366

Tournament startWCCF Christmas Special

Nadolig Llawen a Blwyddyn Newydd Dda

Russell Sherwood  Monday, December 23, 2019

From all involved with the WCCF : Nadolig Llawen a Blwyddyn Newydd Dda

Bdf Invitational 2020

Russell Sherwood  Tuesday, December 17, 2019

We have been invited to nominate players for three of the German Invitational events of 2020. If you meet the required rating (or expect to), are Welsh flagged and a Welsh premium member

In 2020 BdF is organising several invitational tournaments. They will start on 19 June 2020, but it is planned to bring the tournaments onto the server already at the beginning of April 2020.


I am pleased to invite players from your federation to the following tournaments.


The events are typically between 13 and 17 players and utilise traditional time controls, typically 10/50

If you are interested get in touch at [email protected]

BDF Invitationals

WCCF Christmas Special Tournament

Russell Sherwood  Tuesday, December 17, 2019

We are pleased to announce a special tournament, free but only open to WCCF Welsh flagged premium members who are rated below 2,100 or have completed fewer than 12 games on the 2020/1 list (if you want to play and are not a premium member you know what to do!).

7 Players, 6 games. Traditional 10/50 time control, start date 27/12/2019.

If you would like to play, please get in touch with the WCCF Secretary ([email protected]) - qualified players will be allocated on a strictly "first come, first served" basis.

Tournament AnnouncmentWCCF Christmas Special

European Team Cup

Russell Sherwood  Tuesday, December 17, 2019

The draw has taken place and our first round opponents are........Sweden!


ICCF World Championship Preliminaries

Russell Sherwood  Monday, December 16, 2019

The next cycle has been announced https://www.iccf.com/message?message=1327

Any Welsh flagged player above 2250 on 2020/1 list  should register their interest with Russell Sherwood


CCM Title to Glyn Sinnett

Russell Sherwood  Sunday, December 8, 2019

After achieving the additional required Norm in States and Regions CCC 2019 Division One, Glyn picks up the CCM Title (and a career-high CC rating at the same time).

This was a resilient performance, achieved despite a defeat to Spanish GM Mercadal Benjamin.

Here we see Glyn in form against Top seed IM Ingersol

CCM TitleGlyn Sinnett
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