Welcome to the Somerset Junior Chess Grand Prix 2018/19. We hope this website will provide a useful place to find out everything that is going on in the region.


The 3rd Grand Prix of the 2018/19 season on Sunday 3rd February in Frome has been POSTPONED due to the bad weather in the area. The rearranged date is scheduled to be Sunday 24th March. Your entry and payment for the 3rd February Frome event will be valid on the 24th March. If you are unable to attend on the new date and would like a refund, please contact us.

Somerset county team events are taking place on 9th March for Under 11s and 16th March for Under 9s. Selected players will be receiving invites to join the team very soon.

The West of England Junior Chess Championships, due to be held in Swindon in Feb 2019 has been cancelled.

There are other congresses and chess events taking place in the region and across the country, and we’ll publish news and results as they become available.

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