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Northamptonshire & Leicestershire Megafinal Pairings and Results

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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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Four Counties Invitational 2018

Over 30 Leicestershire juniors played in the Four Counties Invitational Match for U18, U11, U11 Girls and U9s against Warwickshire, Oxfordshire & Northamptonshire that took place at Kenilworth School on Sunday 2nd December. The U9 team was the most successful … Continue reading

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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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