British Championships 2015

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We will aim to report the progress of Essex Juniors competing at the British Championships and there has been a great start with Elliot Cocks winning the U150 Rapidplay tournament where he finished on 10 points out of 11!!  The photo below shows Elliot receiving his prize money.

Other results to date are as follows – under 8 Shlok Verma 3½/6 and in the under 9 Anum Sheikh 4/6 and Shlok Verma 2/6.  The performance by Anum was sufficient for her to become joint British u9 Girls Champion – Congratulations on an excellent achievement.

Various junior events are being played at present where the following Essex players are competing this week –

Under 11 – Aditya Verma, Nadia Jaufarally, Purbi Audhora and Urbi Modhura.

Under 15 – Daniel Gallagher, Elliot Cocks and Partha Mulay.

Daniel and Aditya are also taking part in the Major Open.  Partha is in the Afternoon open event.

Full details via the British Championships website http://www.britishchesschampionships.co.uk/2015/

The photos below show Anum Sheikh, our newest British Champion and our players in the under 15 event preparing for their games.

All photos from Anna Gallagher