Category: UK Schools Chess Challenge

Gigafinal 2019 Results Round-up

There were 4 Gigafinals held in the 2019 Delancey UK Schools Chess Challenge: Northern, Midlands and two in South-East England. This is the next stage on from the Megafinals, held across the UK earlier this year.

It’s great to see so many Somerset junior players representing the region in the Gigafinals, too many to mention all by name, but congratulations to everyone who reached this stage of the competition.

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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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Gigafinal 2018 Results Round-up

The Gigafinal stage of the Delancey UK Schools Chess Challenge 2018 was held over 3 venues: Southern, Midlands and Northern. Many regulars on the Somerset Junior Chess circuit qualified and have been battling it out with some

of the best junior chess players in the country.

Top 3 in each section at a Gigafinal qualified for the Terafinal, and anyone scoring 4 or more points outside of the Top 3 qualified for The Challengers event (Northern or Southern section).

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Megafinal 2018 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 results here.

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Megafinal 2018 Dates Announced

UK Schools Chess Challenge logoThe Delancey UK Schools’ Chess Challenge have now announced Megafinal venues and dates.

At the time of writing, the local Megafinals are below (please do check the organisers website for all the latest information):

  • 5th May 2018: Bristol – Bristol Grammar School
  • 12th May 2018: Gloucestershire – The King’s School, Gloucester
  • 13th May 2018: Somerset – Millfield School, Street

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UK Schools Chess Challenge: Terafinal 2017 report

The UK Schools Chess Challenge is the largest junior chess tournament in the world, with over 48,000 entries from 1400 schools. The culmination of the tournament is the Terafinal.

Somerset had 10 players taking part in the 2017 Terafinal event, which is the greatest number of players it had seen for many years qualify for this prestigious tournament.

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