Issue 13: January 2019
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News for juniors

Welcome to the first edition of our newsletter for 2019 – Happy New Year! We want to spread news of chess events for juniors in the region, so feel free to forward to friends and family to subscribe. Upcoming events include the Nottingham Rapidplay (see below). Let us know if you want to promote an event!

On behalf of Nottinghamshire Chess Association Junior Committee

30th Nottingham Rapidplay

Venue: Nottingham High School
Date: Sunday 20th January, 10.00-18.30
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This established and popular event is a 6-round swiss event. Split into 4 sections, the Minor (ungraded or under 110) will suit most juniors.

New this year, an incremental time control has been introduced so each round is 25mins +5secs added per move. Go to the NCA website to download the leaflet or enter online.

Leicester Junior Congress

Date: Sunday 13th January 2019, 09.30 - 17.30
Venue: Leicester Grammar School, London Road, Leicester LE8 9FL

ECF Graded 6 round Swiss rapidplay. 3 sections: Open, Major (ECF U80) and Minor (ECF U25). Open and Major sections are ECF graded. Minor is designed for players new to competition and finishes at 2.45pm.
Time control is 25mins +5secs increments.

York Junior Congress

Date: Saturday 19th January 2019, 10am to 4.15pm
Venue: Wigginton Primary School, Westfield Lane, York YO32 2FZ
Entry fee: £10

ECF-graded sections for Major, Intermediate (U110) and Minor (U40), plus a novice section for new players under 11. Part of the Yorkshire Junior Grand Prix, but each event is standalone. 6-round rapidplay.

Entry online at:

Kenilworth Junior Open 2019

Date: Sunday 27th January 2019, 12.00 - 17.00
Venue: Kenilworth School, Leyes Lane, Kenilworth CV8 2DA
Entry fee: £12.50

ECF Graded 5 round Swiss rapidplay. Sections for Under 18 (Open and ECF U100) and U11 (Open + 3 other grade-limited groups. Medals for scoring 2.5 or more pointss in each section.
Time control is 15mins +10secs increments.

Enter online at:
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