Online Inter-County Chess Battle

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.


24th Battle – 6th December 2021

A great performance from Sussex in the monthly online county battle – 2nd place and just 5 points off 1st place.

Well done and thanks to all who played, next event will be Jan 4th. If you are a Sussex player and would like to join the team please contact us.

24th Inter-County Division 1 Team Battle #o1eVCndy • lichess.org


23rd Battle – 1st November 2021

A great turnout of 27 players – squeezed out of the top positions into 5th place. Full results here: https://lichess.org/tournament/Dp0psIqd

Congratulations to Henry Adams on coming joint 1st overall.


22nd Battle – 4th October 2021

Running all through the pandemic the most recent tournament on 4th October was the 22nd Battle. Nearly 20 players represented our Sussex squad. Having reached division 1 it’s tough at the top but Sussex finished on the podium in 3rd place, punching above our weight in terms of numbers.

Well done to this months top scorer Max Wilton.

Anyone interested in joining the Sussex team for this event please contact us.

Full results are here: https://lichess.org/tournament/N5onj2JT