23rd July - 5th August
As week 1 of the British CC in Bournemouth draws to a close the stand-out Sussex performance is from Matt Payne who has scored 3½/5 with 2 draws and a win against IM opposition along the way; Dominic Miller also performing well above grade and several of our players in the running for junior titles...roundup tomorrow
New ECF grades are out - has yours gone up?
16th - 17th July
Well done to everyone who represented Sussex at the Southern Gigafinal. Solomon, Elizabeth, Giovanni, Polina, Calum, Amardipand Lucy all won their sections and are through to the final stage - the Terafinal; 14 others made it to the Challengers and 27 more to the Plate...roundup...if anyone has any photos to share contact me
17th - 21st July
Good luck to Callum, Cassie, Dominic, Lucy, Matthew and Oli who are all representing England at the Glorney-Gilbert International...results
The Sussex U18, U14 and Girls' trophies are awarded annually at the Weald Chess Congress - congratulations to this years champions Ollie Willson, Oli Howell, Polina Shchepinova and Lucy Bennet-Stevens
Well done to Calum and Batuhan who played in the Hastings Weekend U175 tournament; they both won grading prizes and Batuhan also came joint third.
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