Welsh Correspondence Chess Federation

Rydym yn Ffrindiau - Amici Sumus

2019 WCCF Annual General Meeting

Austin Lockwood  Friday, September 27, 2019

The 2019 WCCF Annual General Meeting will take place on Saturday 9th November 2019 at St Mary's Priory, Abergavenny from 12:30.

WCCF Premium Members are invited to attend as full voting members; National and International Members are invited to attend as observers.

Premium Members may submit agenda items or proposals to the Secretary no later than Friday 25th October. Premium Members wishing to nominate candidates for election to the positions of President, Secretary, International Secretary, or Treasurer should send their nominations to the Secretary in advance of the meeting; all officers must be Premium Members in good standing and be prepared to retain their membership status for the duration of their tenure in office.

The full agenda will be posted on the WCCF website on Saturday 26th October.

Please confirm your attendance with the Secretary as soon as possible, as places may be limited.

Austin Lockwood
WCCF Secretary
[email protected]


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Norm Watch

Russell Sherwood  Saturday, September 21, 2019

Hot on the heels of his previous success Nick Bishop contiues with another CCE Norm in II TORNEO PABLO ATARS POR VENEZUELA 2019 GRUPO 5C

Wales - USA Friendly delayed

Russell Sherwood  Saturday, September 21, 2019

The start of the Friendly match has been delayed until mid October

ICCF Server

Russell Sherwood  Saturday, September 21, 2019

Please be aware that you may have some difficulty in accessing the ICCF server at the moment. The server is up and running but the issue is related to wider network dns issues. This should resolve over itself  over the next day or so.


Norm Watch

Russell Sherwood  Tuesday, September 17, 2019

Congratulations to William Bishop for picking up a CCE Norm in George D. Pyrich Memorial Team Tournament SF1 Board 2

NORJUB-75 Jubilee (NOR)

Russell Sherwood  Sunday, September 15, 2019

In celebration of its 75th anniversary, the Norwegian Correspondence Chess Federation is organizing an International Open Tournament.

ICCF Webserver
Register within 20th of October. Multiple entries allowed.

Register to: [email protected]

The tournament in 3 stages: Preliminaries, Semi-finals, and Final
Title norms possible in Semi-finals and Final
7 players groups in Preliminaries
Rating list 2019/4

Winner and runner-up of each group qualify to Semi-finals
11-13 players in Semi-finals.

No player is allowed to play more than two Semi-finals groups.

Entry fee 200 NOK (20 EURO) to https://www.paypal.me/Fjernsjakk
Players rated 2300 or above may join the semi-finals directly paying 200 NOK.


We use TrippleBlock system:
Preliminaries stage will start on 1st. November 2019 (TriBl 350)
Semi-finals: 1st. February 2021 (TriBl 350)
Final: 1st. April 2022 (TriBl 500)

Prizes: Winner of the semifinals wins 50 Euros

Prizes final: 400€ for first place; 300€ for second place; 200€ for third place, and medals

Prizes guaranteed if over 110 starters.  
TO: Roger Løvaas
TD: Roger Løvaas

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Austin Lockwood  Saturday, September 14, 2019

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Interview: LGM Toni Halliwell (ENG)

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British Correspondence Chess Championship 2019-21

Russell Sherwood  Thursday, September 12, 2019

is underway https://www.iccf.com/event?id=81192

A Category 6 event with Welsh hopes residing with the Sherwoods.

An interesting mix of entries this year with almost 50% of the field being new to the Championship section

William Bishop represents in the Candidates section  https://www.iccf.com/event?id=81193

Marc Wakeham, Stephen Bailey and Margaret Baron are in a fascinating Reserves A Category https://www.iccf.com/event?id=81194.  This event is a very rare Category A with +3 reqirered for a CCE Norm

In Reserves C https://www.iccf.com/event?id=81196- debutant Jon Coles faces an interesting challange

BCCCTournament start
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