2022 – 23 Grand Prix

There are 6 tournaments that make up an annual Sussex Junior Chess Grand Prix (GP), similar to the one in motor racing. Results in each of the constituent Grand Prix tournaments earn points towards the overall Grand Prix. These points are accumulated for all eligible participants.

The 6 grand prix tournaments for 2022-2023 are:

GP1 Crowborough Saturday 17th September 2022

GP2 Worth Saturday 15th October 2022

GP3 Eastbourne November 2022 tbc

GP4 Hastings Monday 2nd January 2023

GP5 Horsham Sunday 4th February 2023

GP6 Worthing May 2023 tbc

At the last one of the season, which this season will be in May, age group prizes are awarded for performance over the season. The best four individual grand prix scores for each player are totalled. Players needs to have attended a minimum of three Grand Prix events to be eligible.

Additionally, special grand prix loyalty medals are awarded to all players who have attended at least 5 of the Grand Prix events.

Full Grand Prix Rules:


Grand Prix Placings After GP1 Crowborough

NameAge GroupGP1GP2GP3GP4GP5GP6Score
Mark ShchepinovU733
Euan BurnsideU711
Saiarya ArunU855
Josiah MckieU83.53.5
Magnus GomezU83.53.5
Leon Ishida PeigneU833
Clark WalshU822
Rutva MitralU81.51.5
Jinzhe YangU94.54.5
Akshay Kai SubramanianU93.53.5
Layth AhmadU93.53.5
Kaelen PatelU92.52.5
Zeel ShahU911
Isabella WalshU1055
Samuel MerchantU104.54.5
Hal GomezU1044
Samuel ShahU1044
Shrey SoniU1044
Vahin Karthick VairavanU103.53.5
Aidan BurnsideU102.52.5
Dylan MullettU102.52.5
Gemma CuthbertsonU1022
Noel Ishida PeigneU1022
Aditya GuptaU1144
Charles AdamsU1144
Edward NethercotU113.53.5
John BrownU1133
Jake MarshallU112.52.5
Andy NguyenU11Q
George TaggU124.54.5
Ashwin JainU1244
Luke ChapmanU123.53.5
Luke FreemanU123.53.5
Mathias KeillerU123.53.5
Niamh GraceU1233
Cyrus FongU122.52.5
Liam FinlayU122.52.5
Nayan Keats RastogiU122.52.5
Aryan GohilU1222
Benjamin CollinsU1222
James BeecroftU1222
Nicholas DeaconU1222
Azaan KhanU1211
Cai SalmonsU1200
Henri BlinU12Q
Ryan MartinU1355
Freya Pinna-ChapmanU134.54.5
Igor AleksandrovU134.54.5
Cillian NagyU1344
Marco OrtolaniU1344
Hiroto MotokawaU133.53.5
Ernest SaundersU1333
Risha JIthendraU1333
Yoting WangU1333
Zebadiah TaylorU1333
Ashton GadiotU132.52.5
Charlie Wannasin BellU132.52.5
Ann TaggU1322
Luke CuthbertsonU1322
Keeley SallisU1311
Matthew CollinsU144.54.5
Sebastian MerchantU143.53.5
Alise PetersoneU1433
Adam Rafael holmesU142.52.5
Rafi SalmonsU1422
Matthew DeaconU141.51.5
Kit BladesU14Q
Oliver StockhamU14Q
Alexander LebedevU153.53.5
Elena CurrahU153.53.5
Cameron CooperU1533
George AdamsU1533
Louis BucklandU1533
Hayden LeesonU152.52.5
Arjun KolaniU1655
Ted FilbyU164.54.5
Jacob WynnU1644
Benjamin PearceU1633
Kilian Teschke-PanahU1633
Raina JithendraU1633
Henry AdamsU1755
Tadeusz TompsettU1744
Thomas MartinU173.53.5
Daniel DonaghyU1733
Elizabeth FinnU1722
Jonathan BritnellU1844
Polina ShchepinovaU1844
Daniel LongleyU183.53.5
Alec HedgerU1844