Of the 400 Sussex players who competed in the Megafinal in May, and the Gigafinal in July, just 4 made it through to take up their place at the Terafinal – no prizewinners this time but some good perfrmances…
Latest issue of Sussex Chess News includes a review of the 2017-18 season…
Congratulations to Kit Blades, winner of the U9 section with 5.5/6…great scores from Ben Crosby and Sophie Rees (U11), and several scoring 50% or more…roundup
Congratulations to Sussex prizewinners Amelie Rees, Arjun Kolani, Polina Shchepinova and Matthew Payne…..roundup
News from the Uckfield Chess Academy – 23rd July 2018 – The Uckfield Academy summer championships took place at the Uckfield Youth Centre, with 19 entrants from 9 schools, and 9-year-old Hugo Ullmann of Blackboys emerged as the worthy surprise champion, with Uckfield College retaining Top School and a strong team from Copthorne Prep were Top Primary School.
Latest news from the Burgess Hill Academy – 25th July 2018 – The Burgess Hill Academy summer championships took place at Birchwood Grove School, with 27 entrants from 12 schools; James Robertson of Lancing Prep was the individual champion, with Lancing Prep winning Top Primary School and Downlands were Top School. The annual Rotary Club Awards for the best season were presented by Local Rotary President Jack Bennett to Downlands School and Jack Barnett of The Burgess Hill Academy School.
Many Sussex chess families took part in our mixed-age congress at Copthorne, with several winning prizes…
Matt Forster and Lucy Bennet-Stevens were selected to represent England at the Glorney-Gilbert International in Glasgow with Lucy winning the Gilbert board prize…..
Over 160 Sussex players take part in UKCC Southern Gigafinal on hottest weekend of the year so far….roundup
Congratulations to Edward Gray and Oli Howell, selected to represent England at the European Schools Chess Championships in Krakow, Poland between 29th June – 8th July.