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Kings and Knights Rapidplay – 24th October

16 players took part in the last Kings rapidplay of October, with the winner claiming a £15 voucher for chess.co.uk! Congratulations to Lindsay finishing unbeaten and outright winner with 4.5pts Lindsay Pyun – 4.5 / 5 Madhav Eradi – 4 … Continue reading

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Rooks Rapidplay – Saturday 10th October

17 players took part in this weeks hard fought rapidplay, with 4 players finishing on 4 points out of 5. Aarav Garg took first place on tie break, well done! The top four finishers were as follows Aarav Garg – … Continue reading

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Kings and Knights Rapidplays – 3rd October

In todays Kings rapidplay 13 players took part, with John Moughtin Leay finishing top with a perfect 5/5, his second tournament victory this week! John Moughtin Leay – 5/5 Noor Datoo – 4/5 Leo Abraham 3/5 Also we had a … Continue reading

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Leicester Juniors Arena Battle – September 2020

The last Arena battle of September was very hard fought with only 2 points between the top two players, with the final result only decided in last few minutes of play. Well done to John who has won three in … Continue reading

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Rooks Rapidplay – September

The last Rooks rapidplay of September was very closely contested, with 16 players taking part on Saturday 26th September. There was a tie at the top three players finishing on 4 points of 5. The winner on tie break was … Continue reading

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Leicestershire Juniors represented in UK Chess Challenge Terafinals!

Many Leicestershire Juniors took part in the recent online UK Chess challenge, several qualifying for the gigafinals, and a select few making it through to the prestigious Terafinal stage. The finals were played over the weekend of the 5th and … Continue reading

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Lindsay Pyun top U12 girl in English Youth Online Championships!

A large number of club members took part in the English Youth Online championships which took place on the 30th May on Lichess. Amongst a number of good performances by club members Lindsay excelled in winning two prizes, top U12 … Continue reading

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Leicestershire U11’s qualify for the finals of the EPSCA County championships!

15 club members were represented in the 20 board Leicestershire U11 team that made the long journey up to Cheadle Hume on Sunday 8th of March. It was a tough and close competition, with Leicestershire finishing in 4th place with … Continue reading

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Excellent results at Northamptonshire Junior Chess Championships

Two club members put in fantastic performances in the under 8 section of the recent Northamptonshire championships. Sam Wakelin finished joint winner with 5 points out of 6! Em-Jay Dyer was joint top girl, scoring 4 points out of 6, … Continue reading

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U11s & U11 Girls Win Bronze at Midland Team

Leicestershire Juniors brought 5 teams to the Midland Team Championships, that were hosted by Notts at Nottingham High School on Saturday 8th February. In the U11s (8 boards), Leicestershire finished 3rd on 9.5 pts behind Warwickshire (18 pts) and Notts … Continue reading

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