Issue 1: October 2017
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News for juniors

Welcome to the first edition of a regular newsletter which will keep you up-to-date with all the latest local events suitable for juniors. We are sending you this as you let us know you wanted to be kept informed about chess for your children. If you don't wish to receive these emails you can easily subscribe at the bottom of the email, feel free to forward to friends and family to subscribe.

On behalf of Nottinghamshire Chess Association Junior Committee
David Levens, Derek Padvis, Simon Scott, John Swain

Nottinghamshire Junior Grand Prix

Two sessions on Saturday 14th October and Saturday 4th November
Time: 9.30am - 5.00pm
Venue: Dovecote School, Clifton, NG11 8EY
6-round rapidplay in 4 sections: U11, U10, U9 and U8
Email John Crawley for more details.

Leicester Rapidplay

Where: Leicester Grammar School
When: Sunday 15th October
Sections: Open, U165, U140, U115 plus a junior only U80 section!

This will be a great opportunity for less experienced players to get a rapidplay grade, while testing the stronger players in the mixed-age groups. For more details go to the online booking form.

Or download a flyer.
BBC Chess
Watch this video from BBC Education News

Upcoming events

Look out for news of junior rapidplay events to be held on the Sunday of the Notts County Championships, to be held on the first weekend of December. Enter online.
We plan to enter one or more teams into the Junior 4NCL weekends 2 and 3, which take place in the new year. See the 4NCL website for details and results from the first weekend:

If you are interested please contact

Warwickshire Junior Grand Prix 2017/18:

Warwickshire Junior Championships

Sunday, 19th November
Kenilworth School & Sports College, Kenilworth
Sections: Under 8, 10, 12, 14, 16, 18


Kenilworth: Sunday, 10th December

Kenilworth School & Sports College, Kenilworth
Sections: Under 11 & 18 Major, Minor
The full calendar of events, and Grand Prix rules, can be found on the Warwickshire Chess Association website:
Send us an email if you want more information
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