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London & South East v Rest of England Junior Chess Results 2019

The annual London & South East vs Rest of England match took place on 15th June 2019 in Twickenham. This was organised by EPSCA and is two round match for Under 11’s played over 13 boards this year.

Same as the recent Wales vs South West England match, teams were selected by EPSCA based on good performance at selected junior chess tournaments throughout the year. Two players from the SJC Grand Prix 2018/19 season were selected: Matthew Timbrell and Ernie Fields.

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SJC 2018/19 Grand Prix #4: St. Michaels CofE Junior School, Bath Report

The 4th and final round of the Somerset Junior Chess Grand Prix 2018/19 season was held in St. Michael’s CofE Junior School in Bath. This is the first time the school has held a chess tournament and we thank them for hosting the event.

We also welcomed new players, taking part in their first SJC Grand Prix event. We hope all players and parents enjoyed the day and hope to see you again when the 2019/20 season begins again in Autumn 2019.

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Wales vs South West England Junior Chess Results 2019

On Sunday 2nd June 2019, Wales and South West England junior chess players competed against each other in a team event held in Chepstow. There were two age sections:

  • Wales Under 14’s vs South West England Under 14’s
  • Wales Under 11’s vs South West England Under 11’s

There were 12 boards in each age section, with players selected by EPSCA based on their performance at other events. Three players in the 2018/19 SJC Grand Prix season each played two rounds and contributed to the S W England score.

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Megafinal 2019 Results Round-up

The local Megafinals took place over recent weekends and final results have now been published on the UK Schools’ Chess Challenge website:

You can find all Megafinal 2019 results here.

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SJC 2018/19 Grand Prix #3: St. Johns Frome Report

The third Grand Prix of the season was held on an unseasonably warm and sunny day on the 24th March at St Johns School in Frome. This was the rearranged date following the postponement due to the snow and ice in early February. We welcomed over 90 children, competing across the 6 different age sections, including many children taking part in their first ever chess tournament.

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EPSCA Inter-Association County Team Championship 2019 Final: Results

The Final of the EPSCA Inter-Association County Team Championship 2019 took place in Solihull on 30th March 2019. The Somerset Under 11’s team qualified from the semi-final round and competed against 15 other teams in this national final.


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EPSCA Inter-Association County Team Championship 2019: Semi-Final Results

The semi-final rounds of both the Under 9s and Under 11s EPSCA County Team championships take place in March 2019.

The U11s enjoyed a tense battle with other counties, and played extremely well to qualify for the final.  The U9s played well, but unfortunately did not qualify for the final this year.

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EPSCA U11 Rapidplay, Liverpool 2019 Report

The 5th qualifier for the EPSCA England chess team U11 trials was held in Liverpool on the 9th February 2019.

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South of England Junior Chess Congress 2019 Results

It was good to see so many Somerset Junior players competing in different age sections at the South of England Junior Championships at Yateley Manor School on the 26th and 27th January 2019.

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West of England and South Wales County Team Championships 2019 Results

All three teams played extremely well, and players should be proud to win two age sections and only narrowly finishing 2nd in the other age section.

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