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Chess Problem Solving day at Ackworth

On Sunday 19th November 2017 the White Rose Junior Chess Academy held an excellent chess day at Ackworth School near Pontefract. The event was opened…


A huge thank you!

From the 11th to the 12th November (last weekend), the last 2017 Academy weekend was run in Daventry. A large number of chess parents got…




Cambridge Knights win J4NCL Division One!

Aarnavh Trivedi & Giulio Sahinoz, two ECF Chess Academy Juniors playing for the first time together, helped the Cambridge Knights win the Division One title at…


ECF SE Girls Rapidplay Championship 2017

A one-day rapidplay Championships for girls on Sunday 15th October 2017 at held at Bromley High School, Blackbrook Lane, Bromley BR1 2TW. Open to any girl…


World Youth Chess Championship 2017

Round 11 – Christelle Hafstad England finished the World Youth Chess Championships with 22.5 points. Sacha is now ranked 10th in the World in the…



EYCC 2017

Congratulations to the entire squad at the EYCC2017 for their sterling perfomances. In particular, Shreyas Royal [below] and Shlok Verma [below] who came second and…



World Cadets 2017 in Brazil

Final report – from Tibo Rushbrooke The competition is over and now the team is sitting on the bus back to São Paulo, reflecting on…



European Youth Team Championships

Andrew’s final report The England team came to Poland with the intention to play chess against strong opponents, to work as a team and learn…


Chess making a classroom comeback

Follow this link to enjoy a recent ITV/Tyne Tees television article on chess – http://www.itv.com/news/tyne-tees/update/2017-07-18/chess-making-a-classroom-comeback/


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