Author Archives: Alan Agnew

Leicestershire Under 9 team qualify for the national EPSCA finals!

12 children and parents made the long journey to Cheadle Hulme School on Sunday the 11th of March to take part in the Norther Qualifier for the EPSCA junior county chess championships. The children played three games over the day … Continue reading

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Warwickshire Junior Team League

Thirteen children and parents made the trip to Kenilworth School on the 23rd April to take part in the first Warwickshire Junior Team league event. 16 teams had entered from around the country, and Leicestershire were represented with one team … Continue reading

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December Rapidplay

36 children took part in the December rapidplay on Saturday 11th at the Oak Centre. The Knights and Rooks played with a 10-minute time limit whilst the Kings played in a separate room at 15 minutes + 5 seconds per … Continue reading

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Rapidplay – Saturday 9th October 21

42 children took part in the first face to face rapidplay of the year at the Oak Centre in Braunstone. In the Kings section new member Jack Pilley took first place with a perfect 4 points out of 4, and … Continue reading

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Leicestershire Junior Online Championships – Saturday 20th February

42 children took part in the Leicestershire Junior Online Championships on Saturday 20th February. All games were played using the Tornelo chess platform with Fide arbiter Adam Raoof present to help ensure fair play. Congratulations to Lindsay Pyun who as … Continue reading

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Leicestershire Juniors Closed Online Championship – Saturday 20th February

I am pleased to tell you that on Saturday 20th February the Leicestershire Juniors closed online chess championships will take place. The games will take place using the Tornelo chess tournament platform (it is free to create an account), and … Continue reading

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Knights December Rapidplay

12 children took part in the last Knights rapidplay of December on Saturday 19th of December, with a trophy available for the winner! Siyoung Ryu took first place with a perfect 5 wins out of 5. Yvon Van Neerven was … Continue reading

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Kings December Rapidplay

17 players took part in the last rapidplay of December on Saturday 12th of December. John Moughtin Leay and Sophie Mehta finished with 4.5 points out of 5, with a draw in their individual game. John took first place on … Continue reading

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Rooks December Rapidplay

14 players tooks part in the last Rooks rapidplay of December, with trophies and medals available for the first 3 places. Amelia Ahmad was the clear winner with a maximum 5 points out of 5. Sofia and Anjal fought out … Continue reading

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Rooks November Rapidplay – Saturday 28th November

16 players took part in the Rooks November Rapidplay on Saturday 28th of November. The clear winner of this month’s trophy was Amelia Ahmad with an undefeated 4.5pts out of 5! Amelia Ahmad – 4.5pts Sofia Hilmi – 4pts Yuvraj … Continue reading

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