Uckfield Academy Event

February 15, 2018 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm

Thursday 15th February 2018 – 9.00.am registration; 4.00.pm finish with presentations

Uckfield Youth Centre, next to Uckfield College (formerly Uckfield Community Technology College (UCTC)), Downsview Crescent, Uckfield TN22 3DJ


  Download an entry form

The event will be the winter championships for the Academy to further develop players with coaching in tournament play and openings. It is an open event, so children from other Academy areas may attend. The tournament is expected to be dependent on numbers attending a 6-round Swiss format and chess clocks will be used, on which coaching will be given, expected 30 minutes for each player in each of the rounds.  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 Wednesday 15th February 2018.

Please send your entry form to:

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


Future Dates for your diary:

12th April 2018

31st May 2018

23rd July 2018

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