UK Chess Challenge

Terafinal – Greenwich University London (Avery Hill) – 25th/26th August 2001 No. Name School County Grade Age Sex 1 2 3 4 5 6 Total SPS 1 Lorin D’Costa JOHN HENRY NEWMAN Herts 200 U18 B 1 1 1 0.5 1 1 5.5 20 2 Matthew Broomfield South Norwood JCC Surrey 200 U18 B 1 […]

ECGCF Championships

ECGCF Minor Counties Cup Final (30 Jun 01) The Sussex Girls Under 14s Team travelled to Abingdon on the 30th June 2001 for the Minor Counties Final and performed brilliantly by winning the Silver Medal, just two points behind the winners Middlesex.   MIDDLESEX Pts SUSSEX Pts HERTS Pts Danielle Gross 2 Stephanie Barraclough 2 […]

Sussex U14 & U18 Championship

Charlie Linford won the competition with a perfect 6 out of 6 to become the Sussex Under 18 champion. Rapidly improving Danny Glebocki was the winner of the 14 trophy with a couple of excellent wins over the Sussex England pair of Theo Penty and David Barraclough.   SUSSEX JUNIOR CHESS Date Played :30/06/2001 Cross […]

Other News

Sussex vs Rest of England (23 Jun 01) The prize for becoming national under 11 champions in 2000 was to play a 24 board match against the Rest of England. As expected, the Rest of England players were made up of the top boards from other counties, and proved too strong for Sussex despite the […]

Sussex U7 Championship

For the second year in succession, the favourite for the title was pipped at the last hurdle. In a game of exceptional quality, Jed Kafetz defeated Ben Blundell with the assured confidence of a champion to take the title by half a point. However, Ben was the leading team member from St. Lawrence School, Hurstpierpoint […]

Sussex Grand Prix

SUSSEX JUNIOR CHESS Grand Prix Scores : Under 7 Period from 01/09/2000 to 19/05/2001 Name Tournament Total Grand 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 Points Prix BLUNDELL,Ben…………. 4.0 4.0 3.0 4.5 3.5 4.0 23.0 16.5 KAFETZ,Jed…………… 3.0 1.0 3.0 2.5 9.5 9.5 […]

Downs (Worthing) Tournament

Downs Open (19 May 01) The final Open tournament of the season was well attended, with the stalwarts of Susssex Chess picking up the spoils again. Charlie Linford won the under 18 section with a perfect 6/6 and therefore amassed a fantastic 22½ points out of a maximum 24 for the grand prix. Charles de […]

EPSCA U11 Team Championships

EPSCA Under 11 Final (12 May 01) Sussex scored their highest points total ever in this event, but it was still not quite enough to win the competition, coming only 3½ points behind the strong Richmond team. It was always hoped that the players would be more consistent than in the zonal, and being only […]

Schools Primary Cup

Sussex Primary Cup (10 May 01) Holy Cross defied the odds and retained the Primary Cup title with an outstanding win against St. Lawrence A in the final. Our thanks to Mrs Bangert and Mr Lindsay of Hellingly school for their assistance in putting on the event The win by Holy Cross was the first […]

SCCU U14/U90

Sussex Win SCCU Under 14 (90 Grade) (31 Mar 01) Sussex picked up their third title in a year by winning the Southern Counties Chess Union Under 14 (90 grade) title in Brentwood today:   1 Sussex 14� 2 Oxon 13   3 Essex   8�   On the unnumbered boards, White “floated” up. Round 1   […]