3rd place in the Worldwide Junior Online tournament for Crowborough Juniors and Friends

Crowborough Chess Club juniors, supported by several Sussex Juniors and Worthing Knights players have been competing in a fortnightly online Worldwide Junior tournament. After several weeks placing 4th in their division against teams from all over the world their persistence paid off on 7th November when they secured a place on the podium when they […]

East Grinstead Bookshop vs Crowborough Juniors – Round 2

Following last Sundays pioneering event, this afternoon 10 more SJC juniors representing Crowborough online club and East Grinstead Bookshop had the opportunity to play over the board chess at an historic venue. Representing EGB: Cillian Nagy, Ann Tagg, Luke Freeman, George Tagg, Aidan BurnsideRepresenting Crowborough: Daniel Donaghy, Joseph Johnson, Rafe Chapman, Sorcha Chapman, Gregory DaCostaThe match […]

New Online Tournaments Scheduled

We will be running the Sussex Closed Girls Championships and the Sussex Closed U9/11/13/18 Championships online during November. The girls’ event will be held on Saturday 14th November using the Lichess.org platform. There will be an entry fee of £3 per player. The U9/11/13/18 Championship will be on Saturday 28th November on the Tournelo chess […]

Delancey UK Chess Challenge Blitz

Congratulations to Avyanna who finished as the ‘Top U8 Girl’ in the Delancey UK Chess Challenge Blitz tournament last weekend. The UKCC have been very pro-active in organising a huge variety of online chess events during the current Covid-19 situation. Avyanna took part in the U8 Mixed Blitz tournament which started with 99 players across […]

Glorney-Gilbert Cup 2020

This year, due to the Covid-19 restrictions, the Glorney-Gilbert Cup was hosted by England as an online event. Participating nations were Belgium, England, Ireland, The Netherlands, Scotland and Wales. Sussex’s Lucy Bennet-Stevens played top board in rounds 1-3, helping England to a 3-0 victory over Wales in Round 1; and contributing a very good draw […]