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)
Others were less successful but competed well often against stronger and more experienced opposition –
Partha Mulay – 3/7 in the under 15 event
Aadarsh Saravanan – 3/7 in the under 12 event
Urbi Modhura - 2½/7 in the under 11 event
Purba Modhura – 2/7 in the under 11 event
Shlok Verma – 3/7 in the under 10 event and 2/6 in the under 9 event
Guilo Sahinoz – 4/6 in the under 9 event
Some players competed in various additional events and these results can be viewed via the Championship website or under the excellent Essex Chess Association website coverage of the Championship.
The Championship will be held in Bournemouth next year and hopefully there will be even more Essex players taking part and scoring well!
Above clockwise from top left, Daniel Gallagher, Elliot Cocks, Nadia Jaufarally and Aditya Verma.