Past Open Championships

Year Location Participants Details
2014

Largs, Scotland

[Commonwealth Games held in Glasgow, Scotland.]

Twenty countries: Australia, Canada, England, Guernsey, India, Isle of Man, Jamaica, Jersey, Malaysia, Mauritius, Namibia, New Zealand, Northern Ireland, Scotland, Singapore, South Africa, Sri Lanka, St Helena and Wales. Official Website
2010

Melbourne, Australia

[Commonwealth Games held in Delhi, India.]

Fourteen countries: Australia, Brunei, Canada, England, Guernsey, India, Malaysia, New Zealand, Nigeria, Northern Ireland, Scotland, Singapore, South Africa and Wales. Official Website

2006

Belfast,
Northern Ireland

[Commonwealth Games held in Melbourne, Australia.]

Fourteen countries: Australia, Canada, England, Guernsey, India, Isle of Man, Jersey, Malaysia, New Zealand, Northern Ireland, Scotland, South Africa, Singapore and Wales.

Results (.pdf)

2002

Newcastle, Australia

[Commonwealth Games held in Manchester, England.]

Eleven countries: Australia, England, India, Isle of Man, Jersey, New Zealand, Northern Ireland, Scotland, Singapore, South Africa, Wales.

Official Website

1998

Shah Alam, Malaysia

[Commonwealth Games held in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.]

Twelve countries: Australia, Canada, England, Jersey, Malaysia, New Zealand, Northern Ireland, St. Vincent, Scotland, Singapore, South Africa, Wales.

Official Website

Results (.pdf)

1994

Whistler,
Canada

[Commonwealth Games held in Victoria, Canada.]

Eleven countries: Australia, Canada, England, Hong Kong, Malaysia, New Zealand, Northern Ireland, St. Vincent, Scotland, Trinidad & Tobago, Wales.

Medallists (.pdf)

1990

Manchester, England

[Commonwealth Games held in Auckland, New Zealand.]

With the sponsorship of the Manchester Olympic Bid.

Fourteen countries: Australia, Canada, England, Guyana, Hong Kong, Jamaica, Jersey, Northern Ireland, New Zealand, Scotland, Singapore, St. Vincent, Trinidad & Tobago, Wales.

Medallists (.pdf)

1986

Cardiff,
Wales

[Commonwealth Games held in Edinburgh, Scotland.]

Thirteen countries: Australia, Barbados, Canada, England, Guernsey, Hong Kong, Jamaica, Malaysia, Northern Ireland, New Zealand, Scotland, Trinidad & Tobago, Wales.

Medallists (.pdf)

1982

Barnstaple, England

[Commonwealth Games held in Brisbane, Australia.]

Eight countries: Australia, Canada, England, Northern Ireland, New Zealand, Trinidad & Tobago, Scotland, Wales.

Event renamed Commonwealth Fencing Championships.

Medallists (.pdf)

1978

Glasgow,
Scotland

[British Commonwealth Games held in Edmonton, Canada.]

Eight countries: Australia, Canada, England, [Hong Kong], Isle of Man, Northern Ireland, New Zealand, Scotland, Wales.

Medallists (.pdf)

1974

Ottawa,
Canada

[British Commonwealth Games held in Christchurch, New Zealand.]

Seven countries: Australia, Canada (2 teams), England, Northern Ireland, New Zealand, Scotland, Wales.

First independent British Commonwealth Fencing Championships.

Finalists (.pdf)

1970

Edinburgh, Scotland

Twelve countries: Australia, Canada, Dominica, England, Guernsey, Hong Kong, Jamaica, Malaysia, Northern Ireland, New Zealand, Scotland, Wales.

Included in British Commonwealth Games.

Official website

1966

Kingston,
Jamaica

Seven countries: Australia, Canada, England, Jamaica, New Zealand, Scotland, Wales.

Included in British Commonwealth Games.

Official website

1962

Perth,
Australia

Seven countries: Australia, Canada, England, Isle of Man, New Zealand, Scotland, Wales.

Included in British Empire and Commonwealth Games.

Official website

1958

Cardiff,
Wales

Ten countries: Australia, Canada, England, Hong Kong, Northern Ireland, New Zealand, Rhodesia, Scotland, South Africa, Wales.

Included in British Empire and Commonwealth Games.

Official website

1954

Vancouver,
Canada

Six countries: Australia, Canada, England, New Zealand, South Africa, Wales.

Included in British Empire and Commonwealth Games.

Official website

1950

Auckland,
New Zealand

Five countries: Australia, Canada, England, New Zealand, Scotland.

Fencing included in British Empire Games for the first time.

Official website