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Issue 3: December 2017
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News for juniors

This is the third edition of our newsletter which will keep you up-to-date with all the latest local events suitable for juniors. Please remember, we want to spread the news of chess, so 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
Email: juniorcommittee@nottschess.org

EPSCA Rapidplay Championships

A qualifier for the England Junior Squad Trial
Saturday 3rd February 2018
Venue: Broadgreen International School, Liverpool L13 5UQ
7 sections from Under 8 up to U11 with sections for stronger and less experienced players.
Contact: julian.clissold@outlook.com
Our next event is a graded rapidplay on Sunday 28th January 2018, again at Nottingham High School. Sections for all levels.
Enter online or download a leaflet.
There is stil time to enter teams into the Junior 4NCL weekends 2 and 3, which take place in the new year – but we need more players to make it happen! See the 4NCL website for details and results from the first weekend:
www.4ncl.co.uk/j4ncl/jn_news.htm

If you are interested please contact simonscott.chess@gmail.com

Upcoming events

U18 County Championships 2018 announced

Date: Sunday 25th February
Place: The King’s School, Grantham
Sections: ECF U18 Open (12 players) and U18 Minor (6 players, grade limited)
Organiser: Neill Cooper, ECF Manager of School Chess
Format: 2 round Jamboree, round 1 at 11.00am, round 2 at 1.30pm

Notts Chess Association have offered to pay the entry fee if we can raise teams, so please contact juniorcommittee@nottschess.org to express an interest. This is a prestigious event, with a chance to become National U18 Champions!

East Midlands Chess Academy Junior Grand Prix

Round 1: Friday January 19th; Round 2: Friday January 26th
Venue: Bramcote Methodist Church Hall, Chapel Lane, Bramcote
Times: 7.00pm-9.00pm.
Ages: U14s, U12s, U10s and U8s sections. There will be group coaching session followed by an ECF graded game
Entry fee - £10.00 per session. There are 10 sessions between January and May, top 8 results count to the final score. £80 for all 10 sessions if booked in advance.

Email David Levens or phone 07341 282048 for more details.

Junior U130 Four Counties Quadrangular

The next in the series of matches between Notts, Leics, Yorks and Lincs is likely to be held on Sunday 25th March 2018 (awaiting confirmation). So if your son or daughter is U18 and U130 standard ECF grade, and would like to play a single day of 3 ECF graded games with games analysis where time, please contact Simon Scott.

Events in Yorkshire

Yorkshire Junior Rapidplay
Saturday, 13th January 2018
Wigginton Primary Schools
Ages: 6-18
More details online at http://whiterosejuniorchessacademy.org.uk
 
Hull Junior Congress
Saturday, 24th February 2018
Hymer's College, Hull
Ages: 6-18
More details to follow, check online at Yorkshire Junior Chess Association

crackerNorthampton Christmas Cracker!

This is a junior rapidplay on December 29th at Northampton.
5-rounds, the U18 section is ECF graded. More details on their website:
www.northantsjuniorchess.org/grand-prix-details.html
Send us an email if you want more information
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