Junior Tournament Calendar

Chess Calendar, January 2018

Term 2 (January 2018) Junior Chess Events

Sunday 7th January 2018

23rd Tournament and Training Day, Edgware
email: Rob Willmoth rob@chesscoachingservices.net
details: open to all children, aged 4 upwards. 4 ability groups with 4×30 minute training sessions and 5 round tournament. Plenty of prizes! Enter early to avoid disappointment, as maximum capacity is 80 children.

January 2018

UK Chess Challenge event begins in your school or club.
Official website: https://www.delanceyukschoolschesschallenge.com/

If your school does not run this event, you can enter via participation at either
Barnet Knights Club (www.barnetknights.com) or
Edgware Gambits Club (www.edgwaregambits.com)

Sunday 21st January 2018

Barnet Individual Championships
email: Tony Niccoli tony1n@yahoo.com
venue: Bishop Douglass School, Finchley N2 0SQ
details: Age groups from 7 to 19, open to all. First come first served, so do email early to avoid disappointment.

27/28 January 2018

South of England Championships
email: Amy Grieve amy@southofenglandjunior.com
venue: Yateley Manor School, GU46 7UQ
website: http://www.southofenglandjunior.com
details: U7 to U15 age categories. England Half Norm and Junior Grand Prix Qualifier

17/18 February 2018

32nd West of England Championships
email: Bev Schofield bev@schofieldhall.co.uk
venue: Swindon
details: U8, U9, U10 and U12 age category tournaments.
U12 tournament is an EPSCA Under 11 England Trial Qualifying Event.

April 2018

UK Chess Challenge MEGAFINAL Stage begins
Entry only via qualification in school/club: exact county details TBA

7th April 2018

National Junior Squad Championships
email: Pete Purland petepurland@btopenworld.com
venue: Mercure Daventry Hotel, NN11 0SG
website: http://www.ncjs.co.uk
details: Squad championships but open to all juniors

14th April 2018

Golders Green Rapidplay

email: Adam Raoof adamraoof@gmail.com
venue: St Lukes Church, NW3 7SU
details: 5 graded sections open to all abilities, from Open to ‘Under 80 my First Tournament’

Saturday 12th May 2018

ESPCA Primary Schools Championships Semi Final, Bristol
details: qualification via EPSCA zonal, ask your school for details

Saturday 19/20th May 2018

ESPCA Primary Schools Championships Semi Final, Camber Sands
details: qualification via EPSCA zonal, ask your school for details

9/10th June 2018

ESPCA Primary Schools Championships Semi Final, Prestatyn, Wales
details: qualification via EPSCA zonal, ask your school for details

Sunday 24th June 2018

23rd Tournament and Training Day, Edgware
email: Rob Willmoth rob@chesscoachingservices.net
details: open to all children, aged 4 upwards. 4 ability groups with 4×30 minute training sessions and 5 round tournament. Plenty of prizes! Enter early to avoid disappointment, as maximum capacity is 80 children.

30th June/1st July

UK Chess Challenge, Southern GIGAFINAL

7/8th July

UK Chess Challenge, Midlands GIGAFINAL

14/15th July

UK Chess Challenge, Northern GIGAFINAL

27th July-5th August 2018

British Chess Championships, Hull

website: http://www.britishchesschampionships.co.uk/british-championship-2018-announcement/
details: Major Event with age group categories from Under 8 upwards

15/16 September 2018

UK Chess Challenge, TERAFINAL