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November LJC Mini-Rapidplay

The November edition of the Mini-Rapidplay took place on Sat 9th Nov at Westleigh with a very healthy entry of 38 children. In the Kings , Joshua Tang won all 4 games to win the section. In the Rooks, Arav … Continue reading

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2019 English Girls Championships

Two Leicestershire juniors were represented in the English Girls Championships which were held over the weekend of 19th and 20th of October in Oxford. Lindsay Pyun came second in both the U11 and U14 sections scoring 4.5 out of 6 … Continue reading

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Leicester Atkins Rapidplay 2019

Many of Leicestershire’s junior players competed in the annual competition that took place at Leicester Grammar School on Sunday 13th October and which has two junior only sections along with sections open to adults as well. In a competitive Junior … Continue reading

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LJCC September Mini-Rapidplay

This season’s first mini-rapidplay competition took place on Saturday 14th of September, with an excellent turnout of 34 competitors! The Kings section was tied between Henry Powell and Lyndsay Pyun on 3 points out of 4, with Henry coming out … Continue reading

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Leicester Rapidplay – Sunday 13th October

Entries for this year’s Rapidplay at Leicester Grammar School are now open on this link. The 6 round swiss ECF graded Rapidplay is promoted by the LRCA (Leicester and Rutland Chess Association) with Open, U165, U140, U115 and Junior U80 sections. … Continue reading

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Leicestershire Junior 2018-19 Awards

Jason Lv, who last year won the George Winterton Cup for ‘Junior Team Player of the Year’ has been awarded the John Robinson Cup for ‘Most Improved Player’. In the last season Jason was invited to join the national junior … Continue reading

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UKCC Gigafinal Results

Lindsay Pyun finished 2nd in the U10 Girls at the Midlands Gigafinal scoring the same number of points as the 1st place girl (they drew in their head to head game) and was only separated on tiebreak but still qualifies … Continue reading

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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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