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Leicestershire Junior Online Championships – Saturday 20th February

42 children took part in the Leicestershire Junior Online Championships on Saturday 20th February. All games were played using the Tornelo chess platform with Fide arbiter Adam Raoof present to help ensure fair play. Congratulations to Lindsay Pyun who as … Continue reading

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Leicestershire Juniors Closed Online Championship – Saturday 20th February

I am pleased to tell you that on Saturday 20th February the Leicestershire Juniors closed online chess championships will take place. The games will take place using the Tornelo chess tournament platform (it is free to create an account), and … Continue reading

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2020 Leicestershire Junior Awards

Lindsay Pyun has been awarded the John Robinson Cup for the most improved Leicestershire Junior Chess Player. She has worked hard at her game and competed extensively with results such as Top U12 Girl at the England Youth Online Championships … Continue reading

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Knights December Rapidplay

12 children took part in the last Knights rapidplay of December on Saturday 19th of December, with a trophy available for the winner! Siyoung Ryu took first place with a perfect 5 wins out of 5. Yvon Van Neerven was … Continue reading

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Kings December Rapidplay

17 players took part in the last rapidplay of December on Saturday 12th of December. John Moughtin Leay and Sophie Mehta finished with 4.5 points out of 5, with a draw in their individual game. John took first place on … Continue reading

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Rooks December Rapidplay

14 players tooks part in the last Rooks rapidplay of December, with trophies and medals available for the first 3 places. Amelia Ahmad was the clear winner with a maximum 5 points out of 5. Sofia and Anjal fought out … Continue reading

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Rooks November Rapidplay – Saturday 28th November

16 players took part in the Rooks November Rapidplay on Saturday 28th of November. The clear winner of this month’s trophy was Amelia Ahmad with an undefeated 4.5pts out of 5! Amelia Ahmad – 4.5pts Sofia Hilmi – 4pts Yuvraj … Continue reading

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ECF Online U18 County Team Championship

Leicestershire was one of 12 county teams to compete in this high level national event on chess.com and on Zoom on Saturday 21st November. Each 6 player team had to consist of 2 U18s, 2 U18 Girls, 1 U11 and … Continue reading

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Kings November Rapidplay

11 Players took part in the last November rapidplay for the Kings, with Noor Datoo taking first place with an undefeated 4.5pts out of 5. Leo Abraham was clear second with 4 points out of 5, with both boys winning … Continue reading

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Knights November Rapidplay

9 chidren took part in the last Knights Rapidplay of November, with Yvon taking her 2nd trophy, winning all 4 games, well done! Abhiraj finished in clear 2nd place with 3pts out of 4, and Bobby finished 3rd with 2.5pts … Continue reading

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