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Junior Selection Policy

Parents – the Junior Selection Policy is now available by clicking here or by looking under the ‘Play for England’ tab at the top of the page. This year there is an online form for expressions of interest for events, you can click here or, again, look under the ‘Play for England’ tab.

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European Youth Chess Championships 2014 – Batumi, Georgia

This entry is part 1 of 15 in the series Batumi 2014

This entry is part 1 of 15 in the series Batumi 2014

Saturday 18th October 2014, 10pm

We’ve arrived – or at least most of us have! The 2014 European Youth Chess Championships are finally about to start.

Just over 6 months ago, 28 of England’s top juniors accepted an invitation from the ECF to represent […]

Congratulations – Alan Merry

Congratulations to Alan Merry, who not only made his third and final International Master norm (his first came at the Big Slick International in June 2013 and his second at the Winter Chess IM all-play-all in Mallorca in November 2013) but also scored his first Grandmaster norm with a score of 6/9 and a performance […]

James Horton in India

Good luck to James Horton (pictured with his dad, Tim) who is representing England in the World Junior U20 Championships which started today in Pune, India. To follow his progress over the 13 rounds click on this link – http://www.worldjuniorchess2014.com/

World Youth Championships, Durban – Round 6

This entry is part 4 of 7 in the series WYCC2014

This entry is part 4 of 7 in the series WYCC2014

Round 6

Name Age Rating Colour Opponent Rating Result Josh Altman U10B 1704 B Sun Yidi (CHN) 1872 L Ilya Misyura U10B 0 B Zhuoran Zhang (CHN) 1713 L Nugith Jayawarna U12B 1687 B Ahmed Essa Naseem (RSA) 0 L Dion Huang U14B 1796 B […]