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Grand Prix Rules

The Tournament Protocol for Essex Junior Grand Prix events has recently been reviewed by the EJCA Committee.  The Protocol may be viewed on this website under Results/Tournaments/Grand Prix/Grand Prix Rules.

Best of luck to Anum at the World Championships!

Essex's own WCM Anum Sheik (ECF Player of the Year) is playing in the World Championships starting tomorrow.  See link http://www.chess-results.com/tnr238132.aspx?lan=1&art=25&fedb=ENG&turdet=YES&flag=30&wi=984

Chelmsford Junior Chess Tournament - 8 October 2016

The 1st Essex Junior Grand Prix of 2016/17 was held at the Kings Road Primary School, Chelmsford on 8 October and attracted 85 entrants, including some aspiring players from other counties.

Results in the various age groups were as follows

Under 8

1st  Harry Zheng (Boreham) 6/6

2nd Olga Latypova (Chelmsford) 5/6

3rd on tie break Max Yau (Westcliff-on-Sea) 4/6

Under 10

1st Bhramav Rajesh (Colchester) 6/6

Abbey is Under 11 Danish Champion!

Essex has another National Champion - Abbey Weersing recently competed in the U-11 Danish Chess Championship and was the winner of the girl's section, finishing with 4.5 out of 7.  Congratulations to Abbey and her family - photo of Abbey (centre with other prizewinners).
 

Essex Junior Training Events

Essex Junior Chess held its first of five annual training sessions on Sunday, September 25th. For £15 these promising young players received 6 hours of expert coaching from International Master Richard Pert, Tom Villiers (203 grade) and Robin Slade (189 was most recent grade). They also played two graded games with Findlay Lister winning both matches against the highest graded opponents.
 

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