Junior chess and go tournaments

This page provides details of future Chess and Go events and tournaments which are for junior players and which may be of interest to our club members.

Cambridge Junior chess and go club's 25th Anniversary

Sunday 13th October. Storey's Field Centre, Eddington Avenue, Cambridge CB3 1AA. Format: 13x13 tournament open to all. Stronger players compete for the British Small Board title by double elimination. All juniors will be competing for age-band titles for boys and for girls in the 2019 UK Go Challenge Finals. Arrive by 10:00, prize giving 17:00. paulsmith361 at gmail.com or ukgoc at britgo.org        This is a very friendly tournament and we recommend it to all our junior go players. 

British Youth Go Championship     Saturday 30th November. Brownsover Hall, Rugby. 

More details on the British Go Association website under events.  This event is suitable for all junior players who are confident they can finish a game unaided. Although the strongest juniors in the coutnry are expected to attend, the event also attracts players of all abilities. Near beginners are made particualrly welcome and have the choice of playing on full size 19x19 boards or the smaller 13x13 boards.  

Herts Schools Chess Association Training Day. - 2          Saturday 12 October 1.30 -4.30 pm   also 9 November and 1 December

These training sessions are aimed at players wishing to play for Hertfordshire in the EPSCA Inter-Association Team Competitions (under-9, under-11 & under-11 girls).

Each session will comprise a mixture of lectures and tournament games in which players will be assigned to groups corresponding to their playing level:

  • Foundation – new players with limited tournament experience,
  • Intermediate – typically, below ECF grade 80,
  • Advanced

Players will be encouraged to record their moves so that chess coach, IM Ravi Kumar, can give feedback on their play and make suggestions as to how they may improve.

The fee is £10 per session, which should be payable to the coach on the day.   If you wish to attend email HSCA chairman, Michael Flatt, (hsca@gmx.com) so that we can be sure to accommodate everyone.

Letchworth FIDE rapid play   Sunday 27 October 2019   and Sunday 17  November 2019

A new series of FIDE rated & ECF graded events organised  by Adam Raoof (Chess England).

  • Sunday, 29th September
  • Sunday, 27th October
  • Sunday, 17th November

For detail, see event website: https://letchworthchess.blogspot.com/

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