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.
The following scored 4pts and qualify for one of the UK Schools Chess Challenger events:
Arooj Mahajan (U8 Boys), Kajus Mikalajunas (U8 Boys), Madhav Eradi (U8 Boys), Joshua Tang (U8 Boys), Sophie Mehta (U8 Girls), Alex Cimurs (U9 Boys), Tom Brown (U15-18), Ben Raine (U15-18)
A few Leicestershire Juniors played in the UK Schools Chess Challenge Northern Gigafinal on the weekend of the 14th/15th July.
Jason Lv (5.5/6) and Milly Kotecha (4/6) had outstanding results to win the U11 Boys and U13 Girls sections respectively. Both qualify for the Terafinal as did Lindsay Pyun who finished 3rd in the U9 Girls with 4.5pts. Daniel Chen scored 4pts in the U11 Boys to qualify for the Challenger event.