London Junior Chess Championships 2017
The annual London Junior Chess Championships were held on 16/17 and 28-30 December 2017.
The most successful Essex player was Purba Audhora who was joint first in under 14 Minor event with an excellent score of 5/6 (see photos below).
The top scores by Essex players in other events were Giulio Sahinoz with 4/6 in the under 14 Major; Anum Sheikh with 5.5/9 in the under 12 Major and Olga Latypova with 5/7 in the under 10 Minor and Harry Zheng with 5/7 in the under 8 - not forgetting a “Slow Starter” prize won by Sarah Weersing in the Northwick Park FIDE Rated Major.
Congratulations to these players and the other Essex players who played in the finals.