Welsh Correspondence Chess Federation

Rydym yn Ffrindiau - Amici Sumus

European Team Championship Semi Finals

Austin Lockwood  Friday, May 17, 2013

WCCF are seeking strong (2100+ ICCF/FIDE/WCU) players to represent Wales in the forthcoming European Team Championships - this event is played on the ICCF webserver and title norms are possible.

Anyone interested should contact me.

Austin Lockwood, WCCF Secretary - [email protected]

International Friendly Match with Spain

Austin Lockwood  Wednesday, May 8, 2013

We have been invited to play an international friendly match against the Spanish Correspondence Chess Federation, starting in June.

Each player will have two games against the same opponent, the games will be played on the ICCF Webserver and will be ICCF rated.

Please contact me by email if you would like to play, Welsh players of any strength are welcome, we will try to match you against an opponent of similar strength.

Sixth ICCF Veteran's World Cup

Austin Lockwood  Thursday, May 2, 2013

The 6th Veteran's World Cup will start on 1st September 2013, this tournament is open to all players aged 60 or older; more details are available on the ICCF website.

Entries can be made via the ICCF website, under "New Events", or £12 by cheque to WCCF (please contact me for the address).


Trio No. 4

Austin Lockwood  Tuesday, April 23, 2013

Congratulation to Aytaç Yüce, winner of Trio No. 4


Current Olympiad standings

Austin Lockwood  Saturday, April 20, 2013

Current standings in Olympiad XX Preliminaries, Group Five...


A Guide to Correspondence Chess in Wales

Austin Lockwood  Friday, April 12, 2013

A document describing the work of WCCF and our relationship to BFCC and ICCF has been uploaded.

You can download this document below:


British Webserver Team Tournament

Austin Lockwood  Wednesday, March 6, 2013

The second season of the British Webserver Team Tournament has recently been announced.

This is a tournament for teams of four players, which are split into seven team divisions (i.e. six games per player). You can have up to two non-British players in each team.

The full announcement is on the BFCC website, here:


The rules are here:


It would be good to enter as many Welsh teams as possible; if you have a group of four friends who would like to enter, please contact Neil Limbert directly as instructed in the announcement. If however you don't have a team, please let me know and I'll try to put some teams together to represent WCCF in this event.

The entry fee is £20 per team, or £5 per player.

All games are ICCF rated and played on the ICCF webserver.


Wales vs Netherlands Match Started

Austin Lockwood  Monday, February 25, 2013

This international friendly match has now started! - Good luck to all players.


Welsh Trio No.1

Austin Lockwood  Thursday, February 7, 2013

The first Welsh Trio has been won by David Roberts with a 100% score - Well played David!


Trios are open to any Welsh player and are free to enter.

International Friendly Match vs. the Netherlands

Austin Lockwood  Tuesday, January 29, 2013

We have an international friendly match coming up, against the Netherlands.

This match is open to all Welsh players, regardless of playing strength - we will try to match everyone against an opponent of similar strength.

Boards will be two games (one white and one black) against the same player, the time control will be ten moves in fifty days. Please let me know if you want to play - the start date will be 1st March.

If you're really keen, we can put you on two boards (i.e. two opponents, four games), please let me know how many games you want to play.

[email protected]

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