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 - Round-up

The 2015 British Championship at Warwick University was a resounding success for Essex Players.  Eleven Essex players competed in the various Junior Championship events held throughout the Championship.  Congratulations to the following prizewinners -

Anum Sheikh – Joint under 9 Girls Champion

Aditya Verma – under 11 and under 12 Champion

Nadia Jaufarally – under 11 Girls Champion

Daniel Gallagher – under 15 Champion

Elliot Cocks – 2nd in the under 14 and under 15 events (also winner of the under 150 Rapid event)

 

Super Saturday at British Championships for Essex Juniors

A great day for Essex Players -

Daniel Gallagher - British under 15 Champion with 5.5 points from 7. 

Elliot Cocks came =2nd with 5 points

Aditya Verma - British under 11 Champion with 7/7 !!  Nadia Jaufarally is the British under 11 Girls Champion with 5 points.

 

British Championships 2015 - Some More Photos

Thanks to Anna Gallagher for some more photos from the Championships.  The first shows Anum Sheikh receiving her prize on becoming joint British Girls Joint Under 9 Champion.  Essex players are performing well so hopefully there will be other successes to report.

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.