Sussex host ECF Junior County Championships in Brighton and capitalise on home advantage to secure U18 Minor, U13 Open and U13 Minor titles plus 2nd place on tiebreak in U18 Open...headline results
Large Sussex contingent selected to represent London & the SE U11s vs 'The Rest' - Jonathan Britnell, Giovanni Currah, Ed Gray, Alec Hedger, Timmy Hedger, Xavier Laurillard, Oliver & Thomas Manchester - London & the SE won 21-17
17th - 25th June
Good luck to Dominic Miller who is competing in the European Schools Chess Championships in Halkidiki, Greece as part of the England delegation...follow his progress here
The final end of season prizegiving took place at Great Walstead - congratulations to Timon Walshe-Grey, winner of the Bruce Dienes cup; and Reggie Barker, Torrin Bell and Maxwell Kendall who received Bruce Dienes awards...more
45 contest Sussex Under-7 championship...results and photos
2nd June – 26 children from 11 schools entered the Uckfield Academy event at UCTC, with the hosts narrowly retaining Top School from the Top Primary School, Rocks Park, the individual champion being Michael Stockham of UCTC.
3rd June – 23 children from 10 schools entered the Burgess Hill Academy event at Birchwood Grove, with Oakmeeds convincingly retaining Top School and Birchwood Grove just retaining Top Primary School, the individual champion being Tom Rousell of Oakmeeds.
4th - 5th June
This weekend saw the NCJS home internationals vs Wales in Monmouth. On Saturday Alec, Ed, Oliver & Thomas represented SE England U12s whilst Amardip, Freddie, Harry, Matt, Dominic and Joseph represented the U14s. On Sunday Polina & Elizabeth both represented England U11 Girls and Leo represented SW England U10s...roundup
Congratulations to Oliver Manchester - Oliver took part in the NCJS U11 trial circuit this season attending 7 events and winning the trophy for the highest overall score - the first Sussex player to win this award
Bumper turn out of 123 contest last tournament in this seasons grand prix series at Worthing - results and photos and final grand prix placings
This week saw the Sussex Schools Primary Cup finals - congratulations to champions Wallands, Lewes (Div 1), English Martyrs, Worthing (Div 2), Little Common (Div 3), and East Hoathly (Div 4)...full results
12 school teams contest the Sussex Schools U14 Butler Cup finals - congratulations to champions Brighton College (Butler Cup), Great Walstead (Butler Plate), and Copthorne Prep (Butler Shield)...report
It is with great sadness that we learn of the death of Con Power. Con was a stalwart of Hastings Chess for many decades and became a regular helper at our tournaments over the last few years supporting his grandson. Our thoughts are with his family at this sad time.
U11 team just squeezed out of medals into 4th place at final in High Wycombe..but Sussex share 2nd place overall in the AudioChess Grand Prix....report
Over 400 compete in Sussex Megafinal and over 130 make it through to the next stage - the Gigafinal in July...report
News from the 4NCL: Congratulations to Sussex Martlets 2 who finish the season Div 4S champions, losing only 1 match out of 11. Sussex Martlets 1 had a challenging season in Div 1 where they were outgraded in every single match but still produced some excellent individual results.Thanks to Sue Howell who steps down as Admin Manager after two very successful seasons, negotiating many logistical challenges to steer the first team to promotion last season and the second team this season...full results
Congratulations to our new NCJS members who were all successful at the trial in Liverpool - Jonathan Britnell, Giovanni Currah, Alec Hedger, Xavier Laurillard and Oliver Manchester
Breaking news: U9 team 3rd in their national final...report
Congratulations to our U11 girls team who travelled all the way to Cheadle Hulme for their national final and came 3rd...report