ECF Juniors

World Schools Chess Championships 2018 Albania

World Schools Chess Championships 2018 Albania

Follow this link for all the pictures and reports as we get them - runs from the 20th to the 29th April 2018
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EYGP – final standings 19th April 2018

EYGP – final standings 19th April 2018

Click here or follow the EYGP link further down the page to see final EYGP standings ...
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NSCC Junior Teams Chess Challenge

NSCC Junior Teams Chess Challenge

Please click here to visit the page dedicated to this event and to see the results, report and photographs courtesy of John Swain and Phill Beckett
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Coach required – European Schools in Krakow

Coach required – European Schools in Krakow

An extra coach is required for the England Junior Chess Team at the European Schools Chess Championships in Krakow, Poland, 29th June - 8th July . If you are a titled ...
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NSCC Girls Championship winners

NSCC Girls Championship winners

Congratulations to all the girls teams that played at the National Schools Girls’  Chess Championships 2018 finals 7th-8th April at St Catherine’s, Bramley. The U19 Girls Champions are Fernwood School ...
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Alan Merry wins in Jersey – and gets a GM norm!

Alan Merry wins in Jersey – and gets a GM norm!

Congratulations to ECF Chess Academy student IM Alan Merry, who is joint winner of the Open Polar Jersey Chess Festival (31st March - 7th April 2018) along with GM Tiger ...
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Abbey Weersing – MCCU Open U14 Joint Winner

Abbey Weersing – MCCU Open U14 Joint Winner

ECF Chess Academy student Abbey was joint first in the U14 section of the Midlands Junior Chess Championships with 5½ out of 6 along with Finlay Bowcott-Terry.  The competition was ...
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Ezra Kirk IM / Matt Wadsworth IM norm

Ezra Kirk IM / Matt Wadsworth IM norm

Congratulations to ECF Academy members Ezra Kirk (above left), on being awarded his International Master title by FIDE, and Matthew Wadsworth (above right), on gaining his 3rd IM norm in ...
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West of England Ladies Champion

West of England Ladies Champion

ECF Chess Academy student Georgia Headlong, aged 12, becomes the West of England Ladies Champion, as she finished the top female player at the Easter (adult) West of England Congress ...
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Shreyas Royal – simuls

Shreyas Royal – simuls

9-year-old Shreyas was invited to a Kent club to play a simul against 16 juniors (aged from 6 to 12 yrs) and 4 adults. He won 19 games and conceded ...
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traciThe English Chess Federation (ECF) is the governing chess organisation in England and is affiliated to FIDE – welcome to its Junior section! Traci Whitfield is the Director of Junior Chess & Education for the ECF [email]

Champions
Click these links to see the current English Youth Champions, the British Junior Champions, the County Youth Champions and the Junior Rapidplay Champions
Playing for England
Follow this link to see the teams and read the reports from the World Youth, the European Youth and more … or click for the current Junior Selection Policy, Expression of Interest form and the Coaches Expression of Interest form
Play Chess
Click for the English Chess Federation calendar, find your grade here, your FIDE rating here, the Master Points system here and the World Chess calendar here
English Youth Grand Prix
Click here for the English Youth Grand Prix, EYGP rules and the Tournament Performance Calculator. The current EYGP standings can be found here
Information for organisers of junior events included in the EYGP
The ECF Chess Academy
Find the Prospectus here and the Elite Junior Player Programmes page here
International Programme application form – here
[NOTE – please read about the programme in the prospectus first]
Elite Junior Player reports
Academy Homework pages
Assessment dates and times
Girls’ Chess
ECF NW Girls’ Rapidplay 2016 | ECF SE Girls’ Rapidplay 2017
Counties & Clubs
Click for Counties U18/U13 | Click the link for the Junior Club map
Schools etc.
Click for Secondary School rapidplay reports, Secondary School news and Chess Leadership Schools
In addition – EPSCA, UKCC, CSC and the  National Chess Junior Squad
Junior Contacts / Support
Junior contacts, the Junior Directorate Bursary Fund and the John Robinson Youth Chess Trust
FIDE Academies
Applications for endorsement
Please note – the links to external websites on this page are being provided as a convenience and for informational purposes only; they do not constitute an endorsement or an approval by the ECF of any of the products and services available or opinions expressed on or accuracy of these other websites.
In addition, the ECF does not endorse, support or accept any liability for any junior international teams run by other organisations.
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