Uckfield Academy Event

February 22, 2019 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
Uckfield Youth Centre
next to Uckfield Community Technology College (UCTC)
Downsview Crescent
Uckfield TN22 3DJ

SUSSEX JUNIOR CHESS UCKFIELD ACADEMY EVENT – Friday 22nd February 2019 – Uckfield Youth Centre

All day event:- 9.00.am registration; 4.00.pm finish with presentations

A Junior Chess event is to be held at the Uckfield Youth Centre, next to Uckfield Community Technology College (UCTC), Downsview Crescent, Uckfield TN22 3DJ.

The event will be a training event entitled `Knight Raider’ and focus on the flexibility and power of this piece, but also include rook and king finishing. It will be in the usual successful run of these events in a 6-round Swiss format and chess clocks will be used, on which coaching will also be given.   There will be trophies and medals for each of the year groups, and there will also be a Top School trophy and Top Primary School trophy awarded at the final presentation.  This event is suitable to all who can play the game and is open to all junior ages and abilities.

The object of the event is to encourage all levels and ages of junior players to play in and to increase their experience and enjoyment of tournament Chess and meet others of like mind in this area.

The cost for the event will be £10.  Cheques should be made payable to Sussex Junior Chess.

Sussex Junior Chess are not responsible for transport to/from the Centre and children attending will need a packed lunch and drinks for the day.  Refreshments will not be supplied.

Disclaimer:   Organisers and helpers accept no responsibility for any damage, theft or accident to the person or property of any competitor or visitor at this event. Nor are they responsible for the effects of actions of anyone else attending this event.

Supervision: Organisers and helpers cannot act ‘in loco parentis’ for juniors. Parents/guardians are responsible for their children at all times and in all places during this event.  

The deadline for entries is the first post on Thursday 21st February 2019.

Please send your entry form to:

Mr Brian Stockham, 36 Scarletts Close, Rocks Park, Uckfield, East Sussex TN22 2BA.

Entry Form


Future Dates for your diary:

Monday 8th April 2019
Friday 31st May 2019
Wednesday 24th July 2019