English Youth

New championship titles, English Youth Chess Champions, are now awarded from the English Youth Chess Championship Grand Prix. Details are on this page

2018

18-year-old Champion  
Gwilym Price
18-year-old Girls’ Champion
No girls’ champion in 2018
17-year-old Champion
Harry Grieve

17-year-old Girls’ Champion
Akshaya Kalaiyalahan

16-year-old Champion
Koby Kalavannan

16-year-old Girls’ Champion
Lucy Bennet-Stevens

15-year-old Champion
Alex Golding
15-year-old Joint Girls’ Champions
Laura J Davidson / Mahima G Raghavendra
14-year-old Champion
Chirag Hosdurga

14-year-old Girls’ Champion
Nadia Jaufarally

13-year-old Champion
Christopher Tombolis

13-year-old Girls’ Champion
Nilomi Desai

12-year-old Champion
Jacob D Yoon
12-year-old Girls’ Champion
Julia Volovich

11-year-old Champion
Savin Dias

11-year-old Girls’ Champion
Jessica Mellor
10-year-old Champion
Nishchal Thatte

10-year-old Girls’ Champion
Zoha Ashraf

9-year-old Champion
Shreyas Royal

9-year-old Girls’ Champion
Clemence Pham

8-year-old Champion
Yashasvini Sreeram

8-year-old Boys’ Champion
Harry Z Zheng
On tie break
7-year-old Champion
Jan Murawski

7-year-old Girls’ Champion
Emily Ashcroft

2017

       
18-year-old Champion  
Daniel Abbas
18-year-old Girls’ Champion
Zoe Varney
17-year-old Champion
Matthew J Wadsworth
17-year-old Girls’ Champion
No girls’ champion in 2017
16-year-old Champion
Daniel Varney
16-year-old Girls’ Champion
Emily Green
15-year-old Champion  
Koby Kalavannan
15-year-old Girls’ Champion
Lucy Bennet-Stevens
   
14-year-old Champion  
Alex Golding
14-year-old Girls’ Champion
Laura J Davidson
13-year-old Champion  
Aditya Verma
13-year-old Girls’ Champion
Nadia Jaufarally
 
12-year-old Champion  
Remy Rushbrooke
12-year-old Girls’ Champion
Nilomi Desai
11-year-old Champion
Jacob D Yoon
11-year-old Girls’ Champion
Anum Sheikh
 
10-year-old Champion  
James Merriman
10-year-old Girls’ Champion
Radha Ratnesan
9-year-old Champion    
Joe H Birks
9-year-old Girls’ Champion
Keerthana Easwar
8-year-old Champion    
Shlok Verma
8-year-old Girls’ Champion
Clemence Pham
7-year-old Champion
Harry Zheng
7-year-old Girls’ Champion
Siena Gurjar

2016

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18-year-old Champion
Adam C Taylor
18-year-old Girls’ Champion
Victoria Sit
17-year-old Champion
Akito Oyama
17-year-old Girls’ Champion
Yasmin Giles
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16-year-old Champion
Gwilym T Price
16-year-old Girls’ Champion
No girls’ champion in 2016
15-year-old Champion
Rohan Yesudian
15-year-old Girls’ Champion
Elizaveta Sheremetyeva
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14-year-old Champion
Koby Kalavannan
14-year-old Girls’ Champion
Sharon Daniel
13-year-old Champion
Alex Golding
[pic by Brendan O’Gorman]
13-year-old Girls’ Champion
Laura J Davidson
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12-year-old Champion
Aditya Verma
12-year-old Girls’ Champion
Nadia Jaufarally
11-year-old Champion
Ranesh Ratnesan
11-year-old Girls’ Champion
Nilomi Desai
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10-year-old Champion
Jacob D Yoon
10-year-old Girls’ Champion
Anum Sheikh
9-year-old Champion
Savin Dias
9-year-old Girls’ Champion
Radha Ratnesan
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8-year-old Champion
Joe H Birks
8-year-old Girls’ Champion
Keerthana Easwar
7-year-old Champion
Shreyas Royal
7-year-old Girls’ Champion
No girls’ champion in 2016

2015

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18-year-old Champion
Joseph McPhillips
18-year-old Girls’ Champion
Katherine M Shepherd
17-year-old Champion
Adam C Taylor
17-year-old Girls’ Champion
Victoria Sit
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16-year-old Champion on tie-break
Michael J Ashworth
16-year-old Girls’ Champion
Zoe Varney
15-year-old Champion
Richard Zhu
15-year-old Girls’ Champion
Soumiya Ragavan
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14-year-old Champion
Girinath Haridas
14-year-old Girls’ Champion
Elizaveta Sheremetyeva
13-year-old Champion
Koby Kalavannan
13-year-old Girls’ Champion
Sharon Daniel
    Thivyaa Rahulan
12-year-old Champion
Alex Golding
[pic by John Upham]
12-year-old Girls’ Champion
Mahima G Raghavendra
11-year-old Champion
Ilya Misyura
11-year-old Girls’ Champion
Thivyaa Rahulan
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10-year-old Champion
Harvey Y Zhang
10-year-old Girls’ Champion
Nilomi Desai
9-year-old Champion
Haolin Zhao
9-year-old Girls’ Champion
Anum Sheikh
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8-year-old Champion
Savin Dias
8-year-old Girls’ Champion
Radha Ratnesan
7-year-old Champion
George Clarkson
7-year-old Girls’ Champion
Zoha Ashraf

2014
[pictures of Joseph McPhillips and Marcus Harvey by John Upham]

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18-year-old Champion
Marcus Harvey
18-year-old Girls’ Champion
Chantelle Foster
17-year-old Champion
Joseph McPhillips
17-year-old Girls’ Champion
Louise Head
Jessica-Wen Akito Oyama
16-year-old Champion
Adam C Taylor
16-year-old Girls’ Champion
Jessica Wen
15-year-old Champion
Akito Oyama
15-year-old Girls’ Champion
Zoe Varney
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14-year-old Champion
Richard Zhu
14-year-old Girls’ Champion
Marianne Hauer
13-year-old Champion
Dion Huang
13-year-old Girls’ Champion
Emily Green
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12-year-old Champion
Koby Kalavannan
12-year-old Girls’ Champion
Sharon Daniel
11-year-old Champion
Riyaan Yesudian
11-year-old Girls’ Champion
Mahima Raghavendra
Ilya
10-year-old Champion
Iliya Misyura
10-year-old Girls’ Champion
Thivyaa Rahulan
9-year-old Champion
Adithya Pramod Paleri
9-year-old Girls’ Champion
Nilomi Desai
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8-year-old Champion
Haolin Zhao
8-year-old Girls’ Champion
Navieinaah Haridas
7-year-old Champion
Savin Dias
7-year-old Girls’ Champion
Radha Ratnesan

2013

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John Fraser
16-year-old Champion
Louise Head
16-year-old Girls’ Champion
Adam C Taylor
15-year-old Champion
Jessica Wen
15-year-old Girls’ Champion
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Akito Oyama
14-year-old Champion
Anna Wang
14-year-old Girls’ Champion
Joshua Higgs
13-year-old Champion
Eva Ressel
13-year-old Girls’ Champion
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Girinath Haridas
12-year-old Champion
Elizabeth Ivanov
12-year-old Girls’ Champion
Anthony Zhang
11-year-old Champion
Sharon Daniel
11-year-old Girls’ Champion
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Alex Golding
10-year-old Champion
Laura Davidson
10-year-old Girls’ Champion
Joshua Altman
9-year-old Champion
Anita Somton
9-year-old Girls’ Champion
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Harvey Zhang
8-year-old Champion
Srinidhi Dwarakanathan
8-year-old Girls’ Champion
Jeff Tomy
7-year-old Champion
Navieinaah Haridas
7-year-old Girls’ Champion
Aaravamudhan-Balaji
Aaravamudhan Balaji
Honourable mention – Under 8s

Winners from the John Robinson Junior Grand Prix (superseded for 2012/13) are shown below —

2012

Under 10Koby Kalavannan | Isabelle Gilbert
Under 12 – Yang-Jian Zhou / Joshua Higgs | Eva Ressel
Under 14 – Ananth Balaji | Anna Wang
Under 16 – Peter Batchelor | Radha Jain

2011

Under 10Arul Gupta | Akshaya Kalaiyalahan
Under 12 – Harry Croasdale | Anna Wang
Under 14 –
William Foo / Henry Broadley / Ananth Balaji / Tarun Malhotra | Katherine Shepherd
Under 16 –
Marcus Harvey / Brandon Clarke | Radha Jain

2010

Under 10 – Matthew Wadsworth | Beatrice Steele
Under 12 – Conor Murphy | Anna Wang
Under 14 – Felix Ynojosa | Radha Jain
Under 16 – Victor Jones | Evie Hollingsworth

2009

Under 10 – Matthew Wadsworth | Anna Wang
Under 12 – Roy Zhang | Katherine Shepherd
Under 14 – Felix Ynojosa | Maria Wang
Under 16 – Saravan Sathyananda | Sheila Dines

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