Worthing Grand Prix, 21st May 2022

Everyone you see at our events is a volunteer, so thanks are due to the following: Entries & Registration: Steve Merchant Trophies: Ed Chapman Registration : Jonathan Tuck Tournament Control: Mark Appleton, David Bryant, Peter Finn, Mike Forster, Gary McCulloch, James McKie, Sharon Merchant, Andy Mitchell, Rasa Norinkeviciute Catering: Teresa Blades, Andy Collins, Helen Irani. …

Online Blitz Grand Prix – Spring 2022

Alongside our full calendar of over the board events we are continuing to run a monthly training sessions online, followed by an online blitz tournament. There are 5 dates in the Spring series and points are earned for attendance at training and performance in the Blitz; with small prizes to be awarded at the end …

Hastings Grand Prix 2nd January 2022

Everyone you see helping at our events is a volunteer, so thanks to: Entires: Steve Merchant Registration: Jonathan Tuck Tournament control: Sharon Merchant, David Fryer Arbiters: David Bryant, Janis Petersone, Rasa Norinkeviciute, Gary McCulloch Catering: Ed Chapman. Steve Merchant. Margaret Blissett, Helen Irani Photos: Mark Currah Headline Results U11 Minor U11 Major Position Name Score …

New Online Tournaments Scheduled

We will be running the Sussex Closed Girls Championships and the Sussex Closed U9/11/13/18 Championships online during November. The girls’ event will be held on Saturday 14th November using the Lichess.org platform. There will be an entry fee of £3 per player. The U9/11/13/18 Championship will be on Saturday 28th November on the Tournelo chess …

Online Chess Opportunities for SJC Players

Crowborough Chess Club and the Worthing Knights Junior Chess Club both have online offerings which they are opening up to any Sussex Junior Chess player: Worthing Knights Online tournaments SJC Coach David Graham is running online tournaments on Thursdays; 5:15 – 6:45pm. These are free and you can join in for as long as you …

Sussex Junior Chess AGM

The Sussex Junior Chess AGM normally takes place at our April training day, but was postponed this year due to the Covid-19 restrictions. It will be rescheduled at the earliest opportunity once face to face events are considered acceptably safe.

SCCU U18 & U14 League – Richmond vs Sussex, 29th February 2020

Thanks to Richmond for relaunching this competition. This year there are 2 age groups – under 18, and under 14 (grade limited to under 130). In the U14 section, 7 teams have entered and have been split geographically into an East Zone (Essex, Kent, Middlesex) and a West Zone (Maidenhead, Richmond, Surrey & Sussex). The …

GM David Howell attends training day at Hove, 18th January

Thanks to GM David Howell (SJC President) who spent the day with us, joining each training group, and giving an interactive masterclass on under-promotion. Sussex Junior Chess were thrilled that their president, one of the world’s best players, came along to the Aldrington training day to present the children with a masterclass. David began with …

2nd SJC Online Tournament 25th May

Sussex Junior Chess will be by holding our second Online Chess tournament on the Spring Bank Holiday Monday 25th May after the highly successful inaugural Online Chess tournament to celebrate VE Day FIDE International chess Arbiter and tournament organiser Adam Raoof will again be running the tournament for Sussex Junior Chess and is providing the …