Welsh Correspondence Chess Federation

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WCCF Trios

Russell Sherwood  Thursday, May 13, 2021

We are looking to run another round of WCCF Trios in the near future. Each Trio has 3 players playing 4 games each.

Premium/International Members are entitled to 2 free entries per year, otherwise entry is £5 per Trio (so yes it cheaper to become a premium member and get the Trio entries as well!)

If you are interested in taking part, please register your interest here


Winning #2 Opening Novelties

Russell Sherwood  Wednesday, May 12, 2021

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Wales - Mexico 2021

Russell Sherwood  Thursday, May 6, 2021

is underway on 28 Boards. Good Luck to All!

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ICCF Proposals 2021

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WCCF Invitational Series 2021

Russell Sherwood  Tuesday, April 27, 2021

The WCCF Invitational series  for 2021 is underway:

Involving 73 players from 28 Nations including:

WLS 23 ,USA 4, DEN 3, ENG 3, BRA 3, ESP 3, BLR 3, NED 3, IND 2, SWE 2, UKR 2, NOR 2, PAN 2, GER 2, ITA 2,SUI 2, LUX, GRE, UKR, SLO, RSA, GUM, INA, PER, PHI, MEX, and SCO

Titled players include: 1 FIDE GM, 2 ICCF FM, 12 SIM, 8 IM, 20 CCM and 10 CCE

WCCF 9 - Category 11 Average Rating 2506 GM +3, SIM +1, IM - 1, CCM -4, CCE -4

WCCF 10 - Category 7 Average Rating 2411 GM +5, SIM +3, IM+1

WCCF 11 - Category 4 Average Rating 2337 SIM +5, IM +3 CCM +0, CCE -4

WCCF 12 - Category L Average Rating 2237 CCM +2, CCE -2

WCCF 13 - Category G Average Rating 2125 CCM +4, CCE +1

Good Luck to all involved!

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2021 Welsh Championships Update

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3rd CCE Norm and Title for Marc Wakeham

Russell Sherwood  Friday, April 23, 2021

Well done to Marc in securing his third CCE Norm in WS/CCM/B/12    

This qualifies Marc for the Title

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Welsh Dominance

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Wales - Mexico Friendly

Russell Sherwood  Wednesday, April 14, 2021

We are looking to arrange a Friendly match with Mexico, starting in May 2021.

If you are interested in taking part or want more details, please get in touch with Andrew Smith


Welsh Correspondence Chess Championships 2021

Russell Sherwood  Thursday, April 8, 2021

The 2021 Welsh Correspondence Chess Championship will commence in June 2021.

Entry to the 2021 Championship is open to all Welsh flagged chess players; there will be no entry fee for this season only.

The tournament will be played online using the ICCF webserver https://www.iccf.com

All players must be registered under the Welsh flag.  Player who are not yet registered with ICCF may do so by following the “New Player” link under the sign in box.

There will be a championship section of between seven and eleven players and one or more qualification section.  The winner of the championship section will receive the title of “2021 Welsh Correspondence Chess Champions” and an engraved trophy; The WCCC is a qualifying event for the British Correspondence Chess Championship.

The time control will be ten moves in 40 days, with duplication after 20 days and 45 days leave.

All applicable ICCF rules will apply, for the full rules, please see:

For a list of previous winners, please see http://welshccf.org.uk/content/87

To enter the Welsh Correspondence Chess Championship, please contact the WCCF International secretary, Russell Sherwood by email: [email protected]

The closing date for entries is 1st June 2021, the tournament will start shortly after this date.

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