Downs (Worthing) Tournament

An Adam won both under 11 sections at the Downs tournament in Worthing; Adam Prescott won the major section with a well deserved 5/6, and Adam Hart won the minor section with a perfect 6/6. The under 18 section was won by Josiah Lutton from Essex with 5½/6 Crosstables:   SUSSEX JUNIOR CHESS Date Played […]

Eastbourne Tournament

With your correspondent at another place, the only details I have are that Charlie Linford won the under 18 section, Steven Stracey the under 11 major and Trevelyan Harper the under 11 minor. Thank-you to David Fryer for assisting at the event. Crosstables:   SUSSEX JUNIOR CHESS Date Played :26/02/2000 Cross Table for EASTBOURNE UNDER […]

Hastings Tournament

In a competition which is always graced with a good number of strong players from outside the county, it is pleasing to report that two of the three titles went to home grown talent. The hardest fought section was the under 18’s, where Theo Penty was a clear winner with 5½ out of 6. In […]

Southwater Tournament

Sussex Young master Charlie Linford won the under 18 section of the Southwater tournament today. Despite slipping up against James Purcell in round 5, Charlie managed to hold off the younger Sussex pretenders and won with 5 out of 6. In a hotly contested section, second to fourth place was taken by Sussex under 9 […]

South West Sussex Tournament

Stephanie first ever girl winner of a Sussex mixed tournament (2-Oct-99) Stephanie Barraclough made history today by becoming the first recorded girl winner of a section in a Sussex mixed tournament. She took the South West Sussex under 10 title by a clear point from her nearest rival.   SUSSEX JUNIOR CHESS Date Played :02/10/1999 […]

Crowborough Tournament

Crowborough Junior tournament (18-Sep-99) For the first time the Crowborough Junior Championship was held in three sections. Under 18, Under 11 major and minor. This proved a great success, particularly with the younger players in the minor competition as they did not have to play against the more experienced players, normally a guaranteed loss and […]