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November Mini-Rapidplay

Jason Lv won the Kings competition with 4 out of 4 with Henry Powell in 2nd on 3pts with Alan Sharia. Meanwhile Jason’s sister Catherine won the Knights section with 5 out of 5, with Josh Crook and Arav Ajaykumar … Continue reading

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Junior Award Winners 2018

Sasha Kerbel and Jason Lv won the Most Improved Junior and Junior Team Player of the Year titles respectively at the recent Leicestershire & Rutland Chess Associations awards. Not only did they win these awards but Sasha also received the … Continue reading

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Terafinal Results 2018

The following Leicestershire juniors played in the ultimate stage of the UK Schools Chess Challenge on September 15th/16th at Peterborough. To even reach this stage of the competition is a huge achievement and collectively they performed impressively with Kishan Modi’s … Continue reading

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Leicester Rapidplay – 7th October 2018

The 2nd Leicester HE Atkins Memorial Rapidplay will take place on Sunday 7th October 2018 at Leicester Grammar School. It’s an ECF graded 6 round Swiss rapidplay (20 mins + 10 sec) in Open, U165, U140, U115 and Junior U80/U40 … Continue reading

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September Mini-Rapidplay

In a combined Kings/Rooks section Adam Kerbel won the Kings (>ECF 45) with 4.5/5pts, whilst Aarav Sinha narrowly won the Rooks with 3/5pts on tiebreak from Alan Sharia. The Knights section was won by Arav Ajaykumar with 4.5/5pts.

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Leicestershire Juniors impress at British Championships

There were some outstanding performances by a select group of Leicestershire Juniors at the British Championships at Hull in early August. Many of them competed in multiple sections but particularly eye catching was Shyam Modi’s 6/9 for 13th in the … Continue reading

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Midland & Northern Gigafinals

The UK Schools Chess Challenge Midland Gigafinal took place in Solihull on the weekend of the 7th/8th July. Shyam and Kishan Modi both qualified for the Terafinal both finishing with 5pts (out of 6) in U14 and U15-18 sections respectively. … Continue reading

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Rugby Junior Open

Leicestershire Juniors had the following results at the Rugby Junior Open on Sunday 1st July: In the top U11A section (for players graded > 75) Jason Lv won a bronze medal scoring 3/5. In the U11B section (ECF 50-75), Kajus … Continue reading

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End of Season Mini-Rapidplay

Leicestershire Junior Chess Club held their last Mini-Rapidplay of the season on Saturday with a record equalling entry of 36. Sasha Kerbel won the Kings section with a perfect score of 4/4. Kajus Mikalajunas won the Rooks sections 4/5 on … Continue reading

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NSCA Charity Congress

A small select group of Leicestershire Juniors played in this Northamptonshire Schools Chess Asssociation event in Wellingborough on the 23rd June. Kajus Mikalajunas won the U8s with 5/6 with Joshua Tang on 4/6. Joshua won the U8 section for his … Continue reading

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