5 secondary schools and 15 primary schools entered the Welsh Schools Chess Championships this year.
Held at Bishop Hedley School in Merthyr Tydfil it was a five round competition with 4 players in each team, with 30 minutes each on their clocks to complete the game.
The Secondary School Championship was a 5 team
The Primary School Championship had two stages.
The top four teams from the first 2 rounds play for the Primary School Championship.
The remaining 11 teams play for the Primary School Plate.