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

Forthcoming Events

The next Essex Junior Chess Tournament will take place in Colchester on Saturday, 29 April 2017 and the entry form is now available via “View Tournaments” on this website.

Before that there is the annual Southend Chess Congress over Easter which is an excellent opportunity for Essex juniors to play in a standard play event.  There are graded sections for players of all abilities and it is understood from the Organiser that there could be a group discount on the entry fee for juniors.

Good Performance by Under 11s at EPSCA East Zone Qualifier

The Essex Under 11s played in the EPSCA Under 11 East Zone at Mount Grace School, in Potters Bar, Hertfordshire on 18

Under 14 Team Successful at the SCCU Jamboree

On Sunday 26 March we fielded a team of six plus two reserves in the under 14 Minor section of the SCCU Jamboree event at Orleans School, Twickenham home of the Richmond Junior Chess Club.  This section of the event proved to be closely contested with seven teams competing for the prizes.  Although our scores could have been better in the first two rounds all the team showed plenty of character and enthusiasm to score an excellent 5.5 from 6 in the final round!

Victory over Kent for the under 14s

The Under 14 Team played Kent in the Eastern Zone of the SCCU tournament on 11 March at the Kings Road Primary School in Chelmsford.