Junior News

Northern Junior Championship

… at the Excelsior Academy, Newcastle on the 17th/18th February 2018 The Northern Junior Championship is in its third year and continues to be popular…



ECF Chess Academy News

On the weekend of January 6th – 7th, the ECF Chess Academy welcomed the new 2018 cohort of students. The ECF Chess Academy has now…


Cambridge Knights do it again!

The Cambridge Knights scored an impressive 9/10 against strong opposition to retain the J4NCL Division 1 title after their success in October 2017.  ECF Chess Academy and England…






New Youth Grand Prix standings

The standings as at 4th December 2017 have been published, and can be found by following this link – https://www.englishchess.org.uk/Juniors/english-youth-grand-prix-results-201718/ or by scrolling down to…


Chess Problem Solving day at Ackworth

On Sunday 19th November 2017 the White Rose Junior Chess Academy held an excellent chess day at Ackworth School near Pontefract. The event was opened…


A huge thank you!

From the 11th to the 12th November (last weekend), the last 2017 Academy weekend was run in Daventry. A large number of chess parents got…



Cambridge Knights win J4NCL Division One!

Aarnavh Trivedi & Giulio Sahinoz, two ECF Chess Academy Juniors playing for the first time together, helped the Cambridge Knights win the Division One title at…



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