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
28 children from 10 schools entered the Burgess Hill Academy event at Birchwood Grove, with Oakmeeds convincingly winning Top School, the hosts winning Top Primary School and William Sturgis of Oakmeeds the individual champion and Oliver Goswamy of St Lawrence the Easter Egg winner.
38 children from 13 schools entered the Uckfield Academy Easter event at UCTC with the hosts winning Top School with a perfect score, Blackboys winning Top Primary School and Jack Graham of UCTC the individual champion and Oliver Godfrey of Blackboys the Easter Egg winner.
News from the NCJS Championships in Reading....congratulations to Oliver Faulkner 2nd= in U10s; and in the U14 - Dominic Miller winner, Amardip Ahluwalia 2nd=; Thomas Finn 4th= in U16s; and grading prizes for George Neale, Ed Gray and Batuhan Kaya...roundup
Schools Primary Cup R2 results updated...Finals Day will be 17th May at Great Walstead
Five Sussex girls played in the 39th Surrey Easter Congress in Cheam. Top performer was Lydia, who finished 3rd in the U10 section with 3.5/5, just ahead of Evie and Laura on 3/5. Sophie scored 2.5/5 in the U9 section and Amelie 3/5 in the U7.
Well done to Amardip and Freddie who were part of a NCJS delegation to the Tournament of Young Talents in Frydek Mistek, Czech Republic...Amardip came 2nd in the U15 section with a score of 6/8; Freddie scored 50% and gained rating points
Following the example set by the U9 team, the U11 team have won their zone in Bristol...read on
Good day out to Gravesend for the SCCU Junior County Championships; U18 Open and U18 Minor teams win their sections; 3rd place in both the U14 Open and U14 Minor...headline results
U9 Team win their Zone by 1 point margin from Wey Valley...report
News from the Academies...
15th February – 29 children from 9 schools attended the Uckfield Academy event at Uckfield CTC, with the hosts retaining Top School, Rocks Park regaining Top Primary School and Michael Stockham of UCTC the individual champion.
19th February – 28 children from 8 schools attended the Burgess Hill Academy event at Birchwood Grove, with Oakmeeds achieving Top School with the first three individual places and Thomas Midmer the champion.
The Wilson Cup Final (schools U19) took place at Uckfield CTC with the hosts retaining the Cup with a convincing win over Lewes Old Grammar. Report and photos soon
Congratulations to Batuhan Kaya, 3rd= in U14 section of Kent Juniors Tonbridge GP..and Elena Currah, top girl in the U11 section
Rhys Cumming and Daniel Sutton (reserve) represented Oxford in the annual Varsity match at the RAC Club in Pall Mall
Congratulations to Brian Tarhon, recently returned to Sussex after a spell in America, who has achieved the title of Fide Master, aged 14, with a rating of 2304
Photo courtesy of John Saunders
Congratulations to our U11 Girls Team who won the Sir Patrick Moore trophy for the first time in their annual fixture against out U9 Boys...more
Congratulations to Sussex U14/U130 who won their match against Surrey 14 1/2 to 9 1/2 to guarantee second place in Eastern section! Report to follow.
Congratulations to Matthew Howell, winner of the Wilts & West of England Championships U18 Minor at Swindon...Elena, Timmy, Maya, Adam, Elizabeth, Oliver F, Alec and Dominic also in the prizes, and a half-norm for Zevon...roundup