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European Schools Championship

Best wishes to Giulio Sahinoz and Elliot Cocks who are flying the flag for England (and Essex) at the European Schools Chess Championship at Kassandra in Greece.  Follow their progress via this link http://www.chess-results.com/tnr221615.aspx?lan=1&art=25&fedb=ENG&flag=30&wi=821
 

Anum nominated as "ECF Player of the Year"

Great to hear that Anum Sheik is on the list of nominations for English Chess Federation Player of the Year!

This is due to her Bronze medal win at the European Schools Championship in Turkey when she was representing England.  All ECF Members can vote so please give Anum your support.  The online voting form is here https://britchess.wufoo.eu/forms/ecf-player-of-the-year-2016/

 

 

 

1st Brentwood Under 12 Open Chess Tournament

The 1st Brentwood School Under 12 Open Chess tournament was held on Sunday, 22 May and attracted 78 players.  22 were school pupils playing for the title of School Champion and the remainder were talented young players from the wider Essex area and beyond.

Saffron Walden Junior Chess Tournament

The Saffron Walden Junior Chess Tournament will be held on 26 June 2016 at the RA Butler School and entry forms are now available via this website - please click on the red "view tournaments" button to download the entry form.  There are the usual four sections for under 9, 11 and 18s (minor and open).

All junior players are welcome to enter and this is the last event for Essex players to gain Junior Grand Prix points for 2015/16.  Please enter early to avoid disappointment.

 

UK Chess Challenge Megafinal

Well done to everybody who scored well in their Chess Challenge event at their school and who played at the Essex Megafinal held over last weekend, 14-15 May at Kingswood School in Basildon.  Players who qualified from this event will take part at the Southern Gigafinal to be held at the Rivermead Leisure Complex, Richfield Avenue, Reading on 16/17 July.

 

Full results from the Essex Megafinal may be viewed at http://twokingschess.com

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