Welcome to the Essex Junior Chess Association

A Possee of Controllers at Saffron Walden GP5Players deep in thought at Saffron Walden GP5Top Board in the under 11s at Saffron WaldenSaffron Walden GP 5 - Playing HallTop Board in the under 9s at Saffron WaldenUnder 18 (Open) at Saffron Walden GP5Under 11s at Saffron Walden GP5Lavanan Ainkaran plays Lakdinu Peries in the Under 18 (Minor) at Saffron WaldenAditya considers a reply to Sarah's French DefenceLeonardo Stefanoni v Aditya Verma in the u18 at Saffron Walden

Top Board in the under 9s at Saffron Walden

British Championships 2015

We will aim to report the progress of Essex Juniors competing at the British Championships and there has been a great start with Elliot Cocks winning the U150 Rapidplay tournament where he finished on 10 points out of 11!!  The photo below shows Elliot receiving his prize money.

Website Picture Slideshow

There are now a few photos from the Saffron Walden Grand Prix on the slideshow.  The previous ones from Colchester can be found in the Gallery section of the website under News & Events http://www.ejca.co.uk/news-events/gallery  The Gallery will be the place to find all photos that are not on the slideshow or in a news item.

July Grades Now Available

Visit the ECF Grading Database for the latest grades - http://www.ecfgrading.org.uk/new/menu.php


Essex Boys Represent England

Elliot Cocks and Daniel Gallagher represented England at the annual junior team event comprising teams from England, Scotland, Wales and Ireland.  It was held this year from 19 to 23 July in Dublin.  Daniel was in the under 18 team that competed for the Glorney Cup whereas Elliot was in the under 14 team that played for the John Robinson Cup.  Full details are available via the website for the event - http://www.glorneycupchess.org/index.htm

Grand Prix Winners and Recent Results

Winners of the Essex Grand Prix titles for 2014/15 are as follows –

Under 9 – Zahra Jaufarally

Under 11 – Aditya Verma

Copyright © 2015 John Upham Photography

Under 11 Girl – Nadia Jaufarally