London Junior Chess Championships

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The London Junior Chess Championships have recently concluded and several Essex players took part in the various events against some of the best juniors in the southern counties.

Sarah Weersing was the top scoring girl in the under 14 Major Section and became the SCCU Girls u14 Champion.  In the under 14 Minor Section Urbi Modhura was the Leading Girl (finishing just above her twin sister Purba Audhora).  Probably the best result by a boy from Essex was achieved by Findlay Lister who finished =4th in the Under 12 Major Section.

Congratulations to all Essex juniors who qualified and played at the LJCC event – the full results are available at the tournament website http://www.ljcc.co.uk/index.html

Scores by Essex players –

Under 18/U21/Open - Daniel Gallagher 3/6

Under 16 - Lavanan Ainkaran 3.5/6; Rohan Gopinath 2.5/6

Under 14 Major – Sarah Weersing 3.5/6; Annum Sheikh 3/6

Under 14 Minor - Urbi Modhura 3.5/6; Purba Audhora 3/6

Under 12 Major - Findlay Lister 6/9; Anum Sheikh & Charukgan Muhunthan 5/9; Abigail Weersing 3.5/9

Under 12 Minor - Adhith Srikanth 5.5/9; Ruhaab Amir & Jerry Zheng 5/9;

Tejas Mulay 4/9; Ayub Mourad 3.5/9

U10 Major Bhramav Rajesh & Jerry Zheng 4.5/7

U10 Minor Harry Zheng 4/7; - Dimitry Molostvov &  Charlotte Willoughby 3.5/7; Zoe Johnson & Tomas Uzkuras 3/7

Under 8 Harry Zheng 4.5/7; Olga Latypova 4/7

Subsidiary Events -

London Christmas Minor U125 - Sarah Weersing 3.5/6

Northwick Park Minor - Abigail Weersing  2/5, Adhith Srikanth 1/5