A Very Merry Chessmas to all of our juniors, parents, organisers and helpers !
Hampshire Junior Chess Association is delighted to announce the appointment of FIDE Trainer Lucas Piecha as the EPSCA Under-9 and EPSCA Under-11 Team Manager. Winchester based Lucas adds these Team Manager roles to his Head Coach role and will be a popular appointment.
Lucas will be selecting Hampshire juniors for the March 2020 series of EPSCA matches including the first EPSCA match to be hosted by HJCA in many years !
HJCA would like to thank Ollie Blacklock for his sterling work as the previous Team Manager.
Details of forthcoming matches may be found here.
Results from all sections of the 2019 Hampshire Junior Congress available from :
A big thank-you from all of the team of :
David Follows, Jeremy Douglas, Maha Chandar, David Culliford, Lucas Piecha, Ken Coates, Christine Coates, David Graham, Don S. and John Upham
Hampshire Junior Chess Association is delighted to announce that the online entry system is now open for business.
The 2019 Congress is on Sunday, October 6th 2019 at Winchester College.
You may enter and purchase your “tickets” for each child via our secure payments system using our partner Eventbrite.
Please visit The online Entry System to secure your entries.
If you wish you may pay via BACS (or even a cheque !) with the details in our pdf entry form – > Hampshire Junior Chess Congress 2019 Entry Form
The 2019 Delancey UK Schools Chess Challenge Hampshire Megafinal took place on Sunday, April 28th at Winchester College. The prize winners are as follows :
Under 7 Girls
Suprema : Hannah Auchterlonie
Runner-up : Eliza Blin
Under 7 Boys
Supremo : Gus Weber
Runner-up : Naisha Agrawal
Third Place : Gavin Wang
Under 8 Girls
Suprema : Lucy Magura
Runner-up : Sid Dixit
Third Place : Niamh Grace
Under 8 Boys
Supremo : Brian Tang (6/6)
Runner-up : Gui Xian Yang
Third Place : Nicholas Deacon
Under 9 Girls
Suprema : Amelia Weber
Runner-up : Eva Yazaki
Third Place : Isabel Perez de Alejo
Under 9 Boys
Supremo : Owen Wang
Runner-up : Vir Dixit
Third Place : Freddie Philips, Radimir Blacklock and Max Forbes
Under 10 Girls
Suprema : Sophia Blin
Runners-up : Thias Unitt & Jessica Shaw
Under 10 Boys
Supremo : Matthew Deacon (6/6)
Runner-up : Albie Atkinson
Third Place : Ted Mayne & Nived Neelakandan
Under 11 Girls
Suprema : Emma Mwanga
Runners-up : Yasmin Forbes & Sadie Taylor
Under 11 Boys
Supremo : Henry Courts
Runner-up : Matthew McConnell
Third Place : William Sellers
Under 12 Girls
Suprema : Melissa Hamilton
Runner-up : Jenna Fyfe
Third Place : Emily Banks
Under 12 Boys
Supremo : Andrew Kirby (6/6)
Runner-up : Patrick Atkinson
Third Place : Jay Negargar & Matthew Butler
Under 13 Boys
Supremo : James Love
Runner-up : Nayan Serpant
Under 14 Girls
Suprema : Mansa Chandar
Under 14 Boys
Supremo : Pawel Murawski
Runner-up : Seb Hogg
Third Place : Merlin Cork
Under 15 Boys
Supremo : Tomek Legg
Under 16 Boys
Supremo : Manoj Chandar
Full results are available from here
From everyone at Hampshire Junior Chess Association we would like to wish you all a Happy Chess Easter !
As of today (April 18th) eleven (11) places remain for the Hampshire Delancey UKCC Megafinal.
Please ensure that you do not miss out and get your entry in AS SOON AS POSSIBLE !
Hampshire Junior Chess Association is running a Last Chance Saloon for the UK Chess Challenge on Saturday, April 6th at Basingstoke Chess Club. The entry fee will be £5.
This event is for children (primary and secondary aged) who have yet to qualify to the Megafinal stage of the Delancey UK Schools Chess Challenge.
Entry Form is here : UKCC Last Chance Saloon : April 6th
The main organiser is Maha Chandar.