‚ÄčWelcome to the newly updated website for the Gwent County Chess Association.The latest news about chess in Gwent will be posted on this page. SCCU 125TH ANNIVERSARY MATCHPlease have a look at the SCCU 125th anniversary  website for information about the Southern Counties Chess Union's 125th anniversary match. RULE CHANGE FOR 2017-2018 SEASONAt the recent AGM it was decided that a new time control will be used for all division 1 matches. In Division 1 of the Gwent Four-board League the time limit shall be all moves in one hour, with an increment of 30 seconds per move. Download the updated rules from the Rules page. SOCIAL CHESSA few members have been meeting at the Star Inn, Mamhilad on Monday nights for some social games. For more information, contact Chris Dixon (see Pontypool Chess Club on the Clubs page.