4NCL Sussex Martlets 2015 – 2016

The Four Nations Chess League (4NCL) is a team tournament over three divisions, with over 850 players taking part and almost £10,000 in cash prizes on offer. Their website claims “it is the most prestigious team chess event held in the United Kingdom”! Sussex Junior Chess sponsors 2 mixed-age teams captained by ex-Sussex junior David […]

EPSCA U11 Championships 2016

The English Primary Schools’ Chess Association (EPSCA) exists “to advance the education of primary school aged children by teaching, supervising and developing the playing of chess by those children.” EPSCA holds three annual team championships for member associations – Under 9, Under 11, and Girls Under 11. The U11 Championship is for teams of 20, […]

EPSCA U9 Championship 2016

The English Primary Schools’ Chess Association (EPSCA) exists “to advance the education of primary school aged children by teaching, supervising and developing the playing of chess by those children.” EPSCA holds three annual team championships for member associations – Under 9, Under 11, and Girls Under 11. The U9 Championship is for teams of 12, […]

EPSCA Girls’ U11 Championship

The English Primary Schools’ Chess Association (EPSCA) exists “to advance the education of primary school aged children by teaching, supervising and developing the playing of chess by those children.” E.P.S.C.A. holds three annual team championships for member associations – Under 9, Under 11, and Girls Under 11. The U11 Girls Championship is for teams of […]

SCCU U14/U130 League 2015 – 2016

This grade-limited competition, run by the Southern Counties Chess Union, was formerly known as the “U14/U140”, and before that the “U14/U90”. The ethos of this competition is to provide opportunities for secondary age children to play competitive chess. Sussex embraces this by choosing to select over 11s in preference to possibly stronger Under 11s who […]

NYCA Championships 2015

The National Youth Chess Association (NYCA) run under 18, under 16, under 14 and under 12 inter-association chess events each autumn term. The dates for 2015 are:- 27th September U18 & U14 7th November U16 & U12 U12 Championship – 7th November 2015   The team: Amardip Ahluwalia, Michael Banks, Roland Bourne, Jonathan Britnell, Giovanni […]