18th - 29th October
Good luck to Amy, Cosima & Josh playing for England in the European Youth Chess Championship 2014 being held in Batumi, Georgia. To follow their progress click here or via the twitter feed: @ECFEYCC2014
111 contest Worth GP; congratulations to winners Adam Faulkner (U8), Jonathan Britnell (U10), Paul Northcott (U12) and David Liu (U18)...results & photos
The first event in the U11 England Squad trial qualification circuit took place in Nottingham - half-norms for Alec, Calum, Edward, Oliver and Zevon; with Calum in overall 2nd place and Oliver Top U10!
19th - 30th September
Update from the World Youth Championships in Durban, South Africa - Amy scored an excellent 6.5/11 with a rating performance of +81.6. She met 6 titled players on the way and came close to toppling the 2300 rated third seed in round 9
U14 team earn first National title of 2014 season at NYCA Championships in Northampton and U18s take 2nd place...report
Congratulations to Paul Northcott who achieved joint 1st place in the Portsmouth Congress Minor Section with an unbeaten 5/6
Chess season gets underway with a vengeance with 76 attending the first grand prix at Crowborough - results and photos; more playing in the Crowborough Chess Club Rapidplay; and still more attending the UK Chess Academy Silver Plate.
6th - 7th September
Well done to Amardip, Daniel & Oli who were all selected to represent England in Flanders - all were unbeaten, contributing to a convincing win for England. Amardip followed up by coming 2nd= in the rapidplay tournament.
Congratulations to Batuhan Kaya who came 2nd in the U11 section of the Godalming Junior Rapidplay at Aldro.
22nd - 26th August
Billy, Cosima, Humberto, Josh, Matthew F, Matthew and Oli Howell all took part in the Gibraltar Junior International - prizes for Josh & Cosima, and Charlie wrote an entertaining daily blog for the ECF website
SJC features in latest edition of Sussex Chess News
16th - 17th August
News from the Delancey UK Chess Challenge Terafinal - Arjun Kolani Top U9 in Challengers A, Cassie Graham 3rd= Challengers B, and Amardip, Arran, Calum, Paul and Zevon all in the prizes...roundup
4th - 6th August
Daniel Sutton, Ollie Willson, Josh Higgs, Amardip Ahluwalia and Oli Howell all represented England in the winning Glorney (U18), Robinson (U14) and Stokes (U12) Cup teams in Stirling...full results
39 children from 14 schools entered the Uckfield Academy annual summer championship, with Uckfield CTC winning Top School, Rocks Park winning Top Primary School and Batuhan Kaya of St Andrew's and Callum Smith of Uckfield CTC inseparable on 5.5/6 as joint individual champions
36 children from 7 schools entered the Burgess Hill Academy annual summer championship, with Birchwood Grove winning Top School and Thomas Lawrence of Birchwood Grove the individual champion with 6/6
The season awards sponsored by Burgess Hill Rotary Club were won by Birchwood Grove as top school, with Thomas Rousell of Birchwood Grove the season champion
19th July - 2nd August
Congratulations to our girls' mentor Amy Hoare - the new British and English Women's Champion
...and our President GM David Howell, joint British Champion. Other winners - Arjun Kolani 3rd= in U9s, Will Graham 3rd= in U180, David Liu and Callum Brewer 3rd= in U14...roundup & photos