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Under 14s Results - Victory Over Surrey!

The Essex u14 team has played two matches on consecutive weekends most recently against Surrey at home on 6 February.  This proved to be an excellent fixture with many very competitive games and Essex just edged the first round by 7 to 5.  In the first round our top boards made little impression on the strong Surrey players but the second round was a different story and the whole team steadily accumulated enough points to win the match by the healthy margin of 15½ to 8½.  Wins against Surrey can be quite rare but it was a well deserved performance with every member of the team contributing

January 2016 Grades

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Southend Junior Chess Tournament - 17 January 2016

 

The 3rd Essex Junior Grand Prix event of 2015/16 was held at the Prince Avenue Academy School in Westcliff-on-Sea on 17 January 2016 and attracted 93 entrants (seven more than last year).

Results in the various age groups were as follows –

Under 9

1st Tristan Bromelow (Hainault) 6/6

2nd (on tie break) Aarnavh Trivedi (Cambridgeshire) 5/6

3rd Rehan Shikalgar (Newham) 5/6

Under 11 (40 players!)

1st Shahjahon Saidmurodov (East Ham) 5½/6

2nd (on tie break) Lakshan Siddharth (Basildon) 5/6

Hastings International Chess Congress

Results of Essex Juniors –

Open (including 13 Grandmasters) over 9 rounds – FM Adam Taylor 4.5 and Daniel Gallagher 3.5

Weekend Major (5 rounds) – Elliot Cocks and Aditya Verma 2/5

Weekend u120 (5 rounds) – Shlok Verma 2.5 and Zoe Johnson 0/3

Clockwise from top left - Aditya and Shlok Verma, Adam Taylor, Elliot Cocks and Daniel Gallagher (Photo from Anna Gallagher)

Essex Players at the London Junior Chess Championships (Part two)

Scores of Essex players who competed in the second part of the London Junior Chess Championships between Christmas and the New Year
Under 8 (7 games)
Shlok Verma 6 =2nd
Jerry Zheng 5
Kalinda Architha Attanayake 3.5
Harry Zheng 3

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