Welsh Correspondence Chess Federation

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Carlos Flores Gutiérrez Team Tournament SF1 Result

Russell Sherwood  Tuesday, January 11, 2022

A disappointing result for the Wales 1 team, married by a silent withdrawal, turning possible qualification into 8th place.

 Despite this, an experimental team will have gained vital experience, ready for the next outing. 

Carlos Flores Gutiérrez Team Tournament SF1 Board 6



New Premium Article Series

Russell Sherwood  Sunday, January 9, 2022

A new article series on creation of Opening Books has started. This is only available to premium/international members.


East Wales B win the CDCCC Sinclair

Russell Sherwood  Sunday, January 9, 2022

Congratulations to the East Wales B Team, winning the Sinclair Division on Tie-break from the much fancied Yorkshire A Team.

A fantastic performance with a final score of 10 Wins- 3 Losses - 3 Draws! 

Cross Table (iccf.com)



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WCCF New Year Tournament

Russell Sherwood  Saturday, January 8, 2022

WCCF New Year Tournament 2022

The Silli format has definitely thrown up some interesting pairings!

Players are reminded that a new ICCF rule prevents play, prior to the start date of the event


Friendly Match: Wales v Cuba

Russell Sherwood  Saturday, January 8, 2022

Wales - Cuba Friendly 2020 has finished with a Cuban Victory 33.5-16.5.

Congratulations to our Cuban friends and a special mention goes to Andrew Smith in picking up a Welsh win!


2021 AGM Minutes

Austin Lockwood  Monday, January 3, 2022

The draft minutes of the 2021 WCCF AGM, held on 20th November, are attached.

These minutes are subject to ratification at the 2022 AGM.


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Blwyddyn Newydd Dda!

Russell Sherwood  Saturday, January 1, 2022

Counties and Districts 2022

Russell Sherwood  Wednesday, December 29, 2021

The current season ends soon!

The cross tables can be viewed  at:-

Ward Higgs   https://www.iccf.com/event?id=90830

Sinclair       https://www.iccf.com/event?id=90944

Butler - Thomas   https://www.iccf.com/event?id=90945 


Event now finished with Lancashire  in first place and West Wales A  in second place.

Hertfordshire A and Surrey B are relegated.


 There is 1 game still in progress , Yorkshire A  are in first place but could be overtaken  by  East Wales B  if they win their last game. 

Worcestershire A and Durham are relegated.

Butler Thomas

There is 1 game still in progress

Winners are Surrey D and are promoted to the Sinclair with Yorkshire C who finished second.

 If wish to play in the next season, starting soon, please contact either Ian Jones (West Wales Teams) or Russell Sherwood (East and North Wales Teams). 

CDCCC 2022 looks to be very interesting with (a) All the strongest teams qualified to the Ward-Higgs and (b) Welsh or teams with strong Welsh participation making up 50% of the qualifications in the Top Tier, so dont miss out.

As always, participation in this event is only open to ENG/SCO/WLS players or those from areas such as the Channel Islands.

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