News & Events

Home > News & Events

Daniel Gallagher in Graz

Highly rated Essex junior Daniel Gallagher recently played in Austria at the Graz Open.  Although Daniel was ranked only 115 out of a field of 136 players, he ended up with a score of 5/9 and a finishing place of 57th. This was a very good score for Daniel and it's great to see an Essex junior playing in an Open event on the continent.  Full details at chess-results http://www.chess-results.com/tnr181947.aspx

 

 

 

Under 14s Results - Victory Over Surrey!

The Essex u14 team has played two matches on consecutive weekends most recently against Surrey at home on 6 February.  This proved to be an excellent fixture with many very competitive games and Essex just edged the first round by 7 to 5.  In the first round our top boards made little impression on the strong Surrey players but the second round was a different story and the whole team steadily accumulated enough points to win the match by the healthy margin of 15½ to 8½.  Wins against Surrey can be quite rare but it was a well deserved performance with every member of the team contributing

January 2016 Grades

Visit the ECF Grading Database for the latest grades - http://www.ecfgrading.org.uk/new/menu.php

Southend Junior Chess Tournament - 17 January 2016

 

The 3rd Essex Junior Grand Prix event of 2015/16 was held at the Prince Avenue Academy School in Westcliff-on-Sea on 17 January 2016 and attracted 93 entrants (seven more than last year).

Results in the various age groups were as follows –

Under 9

1st Tristan Bromelow (Hainault) 6/6

2nd (on tie break) Aarnavh Trivedi (Cambridgeshire) 5/6

3rd Rehan Shikalgar (Newham) 5/6

Under 11 (40 players!)

1st Shahjahon Saidmurodov (East Ham) 5½/6

2nd (on tie break) Lakshan Siddharth (Basildon) 5/6

Hastings International Chess Congress

Results of Essex Juniors –

Open (including 13 Grandmasters) over 9 rounds – FM Adam Taylor 4.5 and Daniel Gallagher 3.5

Weekend Major (5 rounds) – Elliot Cocks and Aditya Verma 2/5

Weekend u120 (5 rounds) – Shlok Verma 2.5 and Zoe Johnson 0/3

Clockwise from top left - Aditya and Shlok Verma, Adam Taylor, Elliot Cocks and Daniel Gallagher (Photo from Anna Gallagher)

Pages