Welcome to the Essex Junior Chess Association

Action from the Southend GP in the under 9sEssex under 14 for the match with Richmond JCCRyan Smith v Jonathan Cheung in the under 18(Minor) at the Southend GPPlay in progress in the Under 18(Open) section at SouthendThe last games to finish in the Under 18(Open) at the Southend GPOlga considers her move in the under 9s at the Southend GPPlenty of thought in the under 18(Minor) at the Southend GPNina Pert plays Abigail Weersing on top board in the under 11s at Southend

Action from the Southend GP in the under 9s

Essex under 14 for the match with Richmond JCC

Ryan Smith v Jonathan Cheung in the under 18(Minor) at the Southend GP

Charukgan plays a move in his game with Ben

Play in progress in the Under 18(Open) section at Southend

The last games to finish in the Under 18(Open) at the Southend GP

Olga considers her move in the under 9s at the Southend GP

Plenty of thought in the under 18(Minor) at the Southend GP

Chelmsford Junior Chess Tournament

The first Essex Junior Grand Prix event for 2017/18 will be in Chelmsford on 7 October and the entry form is available via this website – please click on the red view tournaments button where you will also find the dates of other events.  Please help the Organisers by entering as early as you can.

Essex Juniors at the British

The British Chess Championships is now underway and it is great to see many Essex Juniors taking part in the various events.  Daniel Gallagher and Elliot Cocks are playing in the Championship and in the first round Daniel is paired against GM Nick Pert.  The best way to keep up to date with their progress is via the "Essex at the British" section of the excellent Essex Chess Association website http://www.essexchess.org.uk/index.php/activities/mm-eatb17

 

New Grades

The July 2017 Grading List has been published by the ECF today.  Check your grade here http://www.ecfgrading.org.uk/new/menu.php

Saffron Walden Tournament and Essex Junior Grand Prix Winners

There were 61 players at the final round of the Essex Junior Grand Prix held in Saffron Walden on 25 June 2017.

U9

1st Shayan Gohil (Hornchurch) 6/6

2nd Charlotte Willoughby (Shenfield) 5/6

3rd Charlie Moorey (Saffron Walden) 4/6

U11

1st Abigail Weersing (Saffron Walden) 5/6 (on tie break)

2nd Shreyas Royal (Kent) 5/6

3rd Oren Pilowsky-Bankirer (Cambridge) 4/6 (on tie break)

U18 Minor

Forthcoming Events

 

The final Essex Junior Grand Prix event will take place at the RA Butler Academy, South Road, Saffron Walden, CB11 3DG on Sunday 25 June 2017.  This is the last chance to gain vital Grand Prix points and the Essex Champion 2017 trophies will be awarded at the prize giving.  Please enter early to avoid disappointment.  Click on “view tournaments” for the entry form.