Russell Sherwood Wednesday, December 7, 2022
The 2023 Welsh Correspondence Chess Championship will commence on December 31st 2022
Entry to the 2023 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 “2023 Welsh Correspondence Chess Champions” and an engraved trophy; The WCCC is a qualifying event for the British Correspondence Chess Championship (other qualification criteria must be met)
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: 22th December 2022, the tournament will start shortly after this date.
Qualified Players to Final
Jonathan Blackburn (Previous Champ), Rhys Jones, Paul Scott, Marc Wakeham (Runners Up), Tom Gunn, DP Morgan (Qualifier Winners)
(Note: the unusual start date is to allow us to take advantage of a financial opportunity, allowing free entry)