Gibraltar Junior International 2019

Arjun Kolani, and Oli and Matthew Howell all in the prizewinners at the Gibraltar Junior Festival. This is a very popular NCJS trip combining quality chess with sunshine and sightseeing. This year Arjun Kolani travelled as part of the squad delegation and finished 2nd in the Under 12 section….winning substantial prizemoney! Travelling independently were the […]

South East England vs Wales, 1st June 2019

13 Sussex players were selected to represent SE England in this annual fixture with Wales, held in Chepstow, organised by the National Chess Junior Squad. The event takes the form of two rounds over 12 boards, in each of two age groups – under 12, and under 14. Representing Sussex in the Under 12 team […]

NCJS Trial News

Congratulations to Abhi Jadav, Adam Faulkner and Elena Currah who all qualified for the National Chess Junior Squad (NCJS) at the trial in Liverpool over the weekend. Adam, still only under-10, scored 4 points; Abhi 3½ and Elena 3.

BUCA Championships 2019

Good to see some of our ex-juniors representing their universities at the British Universities’ Chess Association (BUCA) championships in Telford. The event features 4 divisions according to strength – the Championship, Plate, Bowl and Shield. In the Plate we have Jonathan Finn representing Nottingham 1 and David Liu representing UCL 2; in the Bowl Josh […]

NCJS Trip to Poland 20th-25th February

Congratulations to Elizabeth Finn, Alec and Tim Hedger, Polina , Solomon Mitchell and Leo Yu; all selected to represent the National Chess Junior Squad (NCJS) in Chrzanow, Poland. The trip features a mix of serious chess opportunities and sightseeing to salt mines. The chess activities included a simul against a GM – well done to […]