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Grand Prix 4 - date for your diary

The fourth Essex Junior Grand Prix tournament of 2018/19 will be on Saturday 4th May in Colchester. The entry form will be available here towards the end of March.

Grand Prix 5

The fifth and final tournament of 2018/19 will be back in Chelmsford on Sunday 23rd June.


The Essex Junior Chess Association apologises for this website being unavailable over recent weeks for technical reasons which proved much longer to resolve than we expected!!

Grand Prix 3 was held in Southend on 19 January 2019 and attracted 65 entries.  The results were as follows –

Under 9

1st Lior Yedid (Middlesex) 5½/6                

2nd Anwulikaego Obi  (Newham) 5

3rd (on tie break) Vivian Obi  (Newham) 4

Under 11

1st Shayan Gohil (Hornchurch) 5½/6

World Cadet Championship

Abigail Weersing, Anum Sheikh and Giulio Sahinoz were part of the England squad at the recent World Cadets Championship in Spain.  Full details of the event and team scores may be found on the ECF Juniors pages here

One of the professional coaches at the event was former Essex Junior, FM Adam Taylor

Basildon Junior Chess Tournament

Results of the under 8, under 10, under 12 and under 18 (Minor) sections from the Basildon event held on 18 November 2018 are now available at Results/Tournaments/Crosstables on this website.