A clean sweep for Sussex in the U16 Closed section – well done Ed , Calum and Batuhan; qualification to the NCJS for Max; and prizes for Arjun and Henry.
The South of England Junior Championships is a popular stop-over on the NCJS qualification circuit, and also has events for all age groups.
As always, it was well supported by Sussex players.
Roundup of those scoring 50% or more:
Sections open to all:
Under 8: Henri Blin – 3/6
Under 10: Kit Blades – 4/6
Under 11: Elena Currah, Adam Faulkner, Theo Lawson – 3/5 (all half-norms towards invitation to the NCJS trial in April); Charles Godwin 2.5/5
Under 13: Henry Adams – 4.5/5 – 1st place; Jacob Wynn 3.5/5
Under 15: Michael Banks 3/5
Sections open only to NCJS players and those with one half-norm:
Under 12 Closed: Arjun Kolani – 3/5 – 3rd=
Under 14 Closed: Max Wilton – 3/5 – second half-norm and so qualified for the NCJS
Under 16 Closed: Edward Gray, Calum Salmons – 4/5 – Ed wins 1st place on tie-break; Batuhan Kaya – 3rd place