Colchester Junior Chess Tournament

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The 4th Essex Junior Grand Prix event of 2017/18 was held at St Teresa’s Catholic Primary School in Colchester on 26 May 2018 and attracted 64 entrants.

All the sections were very well contested with only the under 18 Minor producing a winner with a maximum score.


1st Robert Shaparenkov (Hertfordshire) 5/6

2nd (on tie break) Mae Catabay (Colchester) 5

3rd Max Yau (Southend) 4.5


1st Dmitry Molostvov (Brentwood) 5.5/6

2nd Max Pert (Billericay) 5

3rd (on tie break) Jake Horton (Billericay) 4.5                                                                                                                            

U18 Minor                                                                                                               

1st Fraser Caves (Rayleigh) 6/6

2nd Tomas Uzkuras (Harold Hill) 4

Grading U85 - Unnabhav Maheswari (Benfleet) 3.5

Grading U60 - Joshua Pooler (Chelmsford) 3.5                                                                                                                                 

U18 Open                                                                                                                

1st Bhramav Rajesh (Colchester) 5.5/6

2nd Abigail Weersing (Saffron Walden) 4.5

Grading U120 - Madison Bowden (Writtle) 3.5                                                                                                                                 

Best Newcomers                                                                                                  

Alexis Tozowonah (Colchester)  U11 3/6

Dilsher Cheema (Woodford Green)  U9 4/6

Congratulations to all the prize winners and we hope to see everybody at the final Grand Prix event which will be in Saffron Walden on 24 June 2018 – the entry form is available via this website under the view tournaments link. 

All the crosstables from this event are now available on this website via results/tournaments/cross tables and the updated Grand Prix tables may be viewed via results/tournaments/Grand Prix