Sussex win Div 1 of the 4th Inter-County Online Chess Battle

Building on their successful first outing in the 3rd Battle on 1st June when they won Division 2; the Sussex team, marshalled by Jonathan Tuck and Mike Forster, stormed to the top of Division 1 earlier this evening.

Thanks to Alex Holowczak, ECF Director of Junior Chess, for organising this fun, fast and furious online championship. Taking place every 2-3 weeks teams need a minimum of 15 players (no maximum) and play matches with a time limit of 5/3 – the whole event lasting 90 minutes.

4th Inter-County Online Battle – 15th June

Rank

Division 1

Division 1

Points

Children

Result

1

Sussex Junior Chess Online Club

Sussex

325

49

2

KJCA

Kent

319

51

3

Bristol Juniors

Bristol

292

27

4

Ojays

Oxfordshire

277

31

5

Richmond Junior Chess Club

Richmond

275

40

6

Bucks Youth Chess

Buckinghamshire

249

24

7

Warwickshire Juniors

Warwickshire

248

44

R

8

Hampshire Junior Chess Association

Hampshire

211

25

R


3rd Inter-County Online Battle – 1st June

Division 2

Points

Sussex

299

Bristol

284

Hampshire

264

Surrey

262

Essex

258

Hertfordshire

227

Nottinghamshire

180

Manchester

174

Leicestershire

166

Sussex, Bristol and Hampshire are promoted to Division 1.