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Sheffield Junior Congress

The Sheffield Junior Congress recently took place on the Saturday 16th December at Birkdale School. There was an excellent entry of 112 players, a record for a Yorkshire Junior Grand ... Continue Reading →
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Delancey UK Schools Chess Challenge

Delancey UK Schools Chess Challenge The Terafinals of this years Delancey’s UK Schools Chess Challenge concluded last weekend. The tournament was formally known as the UK Land ... Continue Reading →
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SASCA host Richard Palliser Simul

To end the season, SASCA decided to host a simultaneous exhibition given by Yorkshire-based IM Richard Palliser. 27 of Sheffield’s up-and-coming juniors tested their mettle, and ... Continue Reading →
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Upcoming Summer Junior Events

You can view all upcoming junior and adult events in the Yorkshire region at our Events Calendar Over the summer there are plenty of ways that juniors of all abilities can get involved ... Continue Reading →
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York and District School Chess Championships

The York and District School Chess Championships recently took place on the 13th May at Bootham Junior School. The competition received a very healthy entry of 94 juniors. The juniors ... Continue Reading →
Back Row - Eloise Mitchell, Charlotte Benson, Emily Hewat, Nicola Greenwood, Kirsty Jackman. Front Row - Shara Vijay Kumar, Anisha Kamath, Aisha Hussain, Joshini Jeyaprakash, Hephzhi Leatherbarrow (sat), Sara Hussain, Katy Willard

Yorkshire Girls U11 Success

An extraordinary performance by the Yorkshire Girls Under 11 Team saw them equal our best ever performance by finishing 4th in the EPSCA National Finals on Saturday 24th March 2012. ... Continue Reading →
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National Girls Chess Championships

The Northern Region of the National Girls Championships took place on February 25th in Leeds in a different venue from last year – The Grammar School at Leeds. There were 27 entries ... Continue Reading →