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LJCC June Mini-Rapidplay

The last mini rapidplay of the season took place at Stoneygate Baptist Church and close fought competition resulted in tie breaks in all three sections In the Kings, both Adam Kerbel and Anika Khare finished on 3pts out of 4 … Continue reading

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Megafinal Round-Up

Leicestershire’s juniors had a good haul of results at the recent local  UK Schools Chess Challenge Megafinals (county based) with 14 age group section winners (Supremos/Supremos) along with 11 additional qualifiers for the regional stages (Gigafinals) which take place in July. … Continue reading

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LJCC May Mini-Rapidplay

Leicester Junior Chess Club’s May mini-rapidplay was held at the club’s regular venue at Westleigh on Saturday 25th May In the Kings sections, Leo Abraham won a competitive competition with 3.5 pts out of 4. The Rooks and Knights section was … Continue reading

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Northamptonshire & Leicestershire Megafinal Pairings and Results

U18 U11 U10 U9 U8 U7

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U9s place 8th in National Final

Leicestershire’s U9 team placed 8th out of 15 qualifying teams in the National final at Nottingham High School on Saturday 27th April scoring a very respectable 19.5 pts (out of 36) and only falling 1.5 pts short of a top … Continue reading

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LJCC March Mini-Rapidplay

Leicester Junior Chess Club’s March mini-rapidplay took place at Holywell Primary School, Loughborough on Sat 30th and a record 48 children took part with a roughly even split between Leicester Junior Chess Club and Holywell Primary School Chess Club players. … Continue reading

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U11 Girls Compete in National Final

In a joint venture with neighbouring county Northants, Leicestershire entered a team into the national U11 Girls final which took place on 23rd March in Solihull and finished 10th out of 16th teams on 17.5pts (out of 36). We had … Continue reading

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U9s 2nd at EPSCA Northern Zonal

A full strength Leicestershire U9 team travelled to Liverpool on Sat 16th March and qualified for the National Final in some style finishing just 1 pt behind last year’s national U9 medallists Warwickshire. Leicestershire got off to a flying start … Continue reading

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U9s Competitive at Midland Team Championships

An U11, U11 Girls Team and U9 team competed at the Midland Team Championships at Notts High School on Saturday 9th February. The most impressive performance came from the U9 team, who despite being short of three team members who … Continue reading

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Leicester Junior Congress 2019

The Leicester Junior Congress took place on Sunday 13th January at Leicester Grammar School. In the Open section Sasha Kerbel & Jason Lv, Leicestershire Chess’s’Most Improved Junior’ and ‘Junior Team Player of the Year’ last year, underlined their progression by … Continue reading

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