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UPCOMING FIDE AND ECU ELECTIONS

Following the Welsh Chess Union Management Board Meeting on the 22nd June 2014, the Management Board has instructed our FIDE Delegate to vote for the candidature of Garry Kasparov in the forthcoming FIDE Presidential Election.

 

Following the Welsh Chess Union Management Board meeting on the 15th July 2014, the Management Board has instructed our FIDE Delegate to vote for the candidature of Silvio Danailov in the forthcoming European Continental Presidential Election.

Tom Brown

International Director of Welsh Chess

Scottish and Commonwealth Championships

The Commonwealth Championships start on Monday in Glasgow. Follow the action at

http://www.scottishchesschamp.co.uk/

Olympiad, Tromso, August 1 – 15 2014

The following have accepted invitations to represent Wales:

Open Section

Richard Jones, Tim Kett, David Sands, Francis Rayner, David Jameson

Non-playing captain: Tom Brown

 

Women’s Section

Jane Richmond, Olivia Smith, Suzy Blackburn, Lynda Roberts, Alyssa Wang

Non-playing captain/coach: Carl Strugnell

 

The players were chosen by the Selection Committee (at a long meeting on 27 April) from those who had not indicated beforehand that they were unavailable and the captains from those who had responded to the notice inviting expressions of interest placed on the WCU website.  The non-travelling reserves selected were:

Open Section

Alex Bullen, Charles Morris, David James

Women’s Section

Syringa Camp

 

Howard Williams, Chairman Selection Committee