Chelmsford Junior Chess Club exists to give junior chess players in Chelmsford of all ages and strengths the chance to play and learn chess in a fun and safe environment. Players will have the chance to make new chess-playing friends while getting some coaching to guide them on their chess path.
The blog exists to promote Chelmsford Junior Chess Club in particular and junior chess in Chelmsford and Essex in general.
Chelmsford Junior Chess Club has now completed the UK Schools’ Chess
Challenge. All our players had the chance to play 7 rounds and compete for a
place in the Essex Megafinal on 14th May.
Below are the final standings so congratulations to our qualifiers and
overall winner Ben Pickwick. Last year Olga and Toby went all the way to the
National Terafinal and it would be great if someone could match that
achievement this year.
The club will meet back on Tuesday 18th April with the older
Last Sunday was the latest H+H Fire Train and Play event in Brentwood. It was great to have Alexander, Alex, Tommy,
Sophie, Nikita, Anna, Jake, Adam and Alice along from CJCC for a mixture of
coaching sessions and a team competition.
IM Andrew Greet was our guest coach for the day alongside IM
Richard Pert and myself. CJCC parent and two-time Essex Champion Russell White
also stepped in to help with the coaching alongside managing Team Fischer.
Well done to Jake and Anna for winning all 3 of their games.
Alice was part
of the winning (all girl) Team Polgar.
Alex Carter was CJCC UK Chess Challenge runner-up. Here he is pictured with IMs Richard Pert and Andrew Greet and myself after receiving a chess book and medal.
Winning Team Polgar with carefully selected Easter Egg prizes.
Anna dead centre and Jake second from left among the players who scored 3/3.
Action from Round 2 in the team competition.
Abigail vs Rowan on top board of the Team Polgar vs Team Fischer match.