New ECF grades are out...has yours gone up?
19th July - 2nd August
Good luck to the many Sussex players competing at the British Chess Championships in Aberystwyth...roundup at the weekend
News from the Gigafinal - Amardip and Lucy win their sections, qualifying for the Terafinal. Arran, Arjun, Calum, Cassie, Daniel, Harry, Michael, Jonathan, Oliver Manchester, Paul, Rhiannon, Tanith and Zevon qualify for the Challengers and lots of Silver Plate qualifiers...roundup
Weald Chess Congress - congratulations to new Sussex Champions Ollie (U18), Cassie (U14) and Tanith (Girls' Anne Gammans)...more
Sussex win both ECF U18 National Championship and the U18 Minor...headline results, more soon
Cassie, George, Hugo and JuJu all travelled to Coulsdon for a 7-round FIDE rapidplay - in a very strong field all scored 3+ points with Hugo and JuJu scooping a grading prize with 3½/7
Oli Howell (Captain), Daniel Finn, Harry Armstrong and Lucy Bennet-Stevens were all selected to represent SE England vs The Rest in the annual U11 match organised by EPSCA - defeating the visitors by 18.5 points to 13.5
Congratulations to 7 year old Torrin Whiting who won her section of the UK and Ireland Girls Chess Championships in Surrey with 14/15 points
Good luck to Amardip and Matthew playing for England in the European Schools Chess Championship 2014 which starts today in Greece. Follow their progress here or via twitter: @ECFESCC2014
49 U7s contest very close Sussex Championships - congratulations to new champion Arjun Kolani and winning school team London Meed...more
Schools Cups for 2014 conclude with the Primary (U11) Cup Finals - new Champions are Broadwater A (Div 1), Lindfield Primary (Div 2), Broadwater B (Div 3), and London Meed C (Div 4)...report
An exciting Butler (U14) finals day saw Downlands win the Cup; Bishop Bell the Plate, and Darvell the Shield..report and photos
Oli, Amardip, Harry and Lucy were all selected to represent SE England U12s in a 3-team jamboree against Wales U12s and Wales U14s - with SE Eng coming joint first with Wales U12s.
31 children from 11 schools entered the Uckfield Academy event, with Uckfield CTC retaining Top School and Michael Stockham the individual champion, but Rocks Park regaining Top Primary School.
28 children from 8 schools entered the Burgess Hill Academy event, with Birchwood Grove retaining Top School and Tom Rousell the individual champion.
Final grand prix of the season is a truly International event with visitors from France, USA and Spain! Results and photos and final Grand Prix standings
U14/U130 team end season on a high with a convincing win..report
Congratulations to our fantastic U11 team who retained their national title by a margin of 8 points...report
Sophia, Milly and Elizabeth all selected for All England Girls match in london...more
Good weekend for Sussex teams at 4NCL - 1st team secure promotion to 2nd Division and 2nd team chalk up some wins to finish the season...final table and reports
420 children from all over Sussex converge on Hassocks for the UK Chess Challenge Megafinal...report and photos
Another very exciting schools cup final - this time the U16 Sir Clarence Sadd Cup - saw Bishop Bell (Eastbourne) retain their title in a competition which featured "exciting chess, great sportsmanship and an outcome in doubt until almost the last move"....report