Chelmsford Junior Chess Tournament - 8 October 2016

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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

2nd Nina Pert (Billericay) 5/6

3rd Ethan Yau (Westcliff-on-Sea) 4.5/6

Under 12

1st Shlok Verma (Orpington) 6/6

2nd Zahra Jaufarally (St Albans) 4.5/6

3rd on tie break Charukgan Muhunthan (Ilford) 4/6

Under 18 Minor

1st Ryan Smith (Witham) 5.5/6

2nd Justus Genthe (Southend) 5/6

Grading Prizes

Under 85 – Purba Audhora (Southend) 3.5/6

Under 65 – Shyaam Balasegaram (Hornchurch) 3/6

Under 18 Open

1st Gorak Rajesh (Colchester) 6/6

2nd Shreyas Royal (Woolwich) 4.5/6

Grading Prize for under 105 – Ben Cox (Bedford) 3½/6

Best Newcomer

Joseph Summers – (Leigh-on-Sea)

Tomas Uzkuras – (Harold Hill)

Congratulations to all the prize winners and we hope to see everybody at the next Grand Prix which will be held in Basildon on 20 November 2016.  The entry form may be downloaded via the red button on this website.

Cross tables from the various sections are available on this website under Results/Tournaments/Cross tables