Tag Archives: Tournament

Fifth Lichess Team Battle : Monday, July 6th


The Fifth Team Battle on the Lichess Arena will take place on Monday, July 6th starting at 6pm.

The link is https://lichess.org/tournament/D55YJMUV

Please register for this ASAP !

The HJCA Lichess Team
Hampshire Junior Chess Association is entering junior teams into the online Lichess Arena competitions.

The matches start at 6pm each Monday night and complete by 7.30pm

Please register (for free) on lichess.org and then email me (John Upham) at john.upham@zen.co.uk and will get you into the team !

Hampshire UKCC Megafinal

The Hampshire Delancey UK Schools Chess Challenge Megafinal was to have taken place on Sunday, May 3rd, 2020 @ now postponed.

This is the Megafinal you should enter if your school has a Hampshire postcode or if you reside with a Hampshire postcode.

The venue confirmed as Winchester College, Winchester, Hampshire.

Please enter here -> https://www.delanceyukschoolschesschallenge.com/product/2020-hampshire-megafinal-3rd-may-2020/

EPSCA Under 9 Inter-Association Championships South Zone

Cantell School, Southampton
Cantell School, Southampton

The Under 9 Zone for South East England will be held on Saturday 14th March 2020

A team shall consist of twelve (12) players.

The organiser of the South zone in Hampshire, who will circulate further details about the venue, is: –

Maha Chandar         Telephone     07858-464846               Email    kidschess@hotmail.com

The Arbiter will be appointed by Peter Purland but hopefully will be David Culliford

The 7 teams competing will be Hampshire and ?

The number of teams to qualify for the final will be confirmed shortly before the event.  The date for the final is Saturday 25th April 2020.  The venue for the final has not yet been decided.

EPSCA rules can be found on the website http://www.epsca.org.uk/rules/rules.html

Parents or approved adults are responsible for their children outside the playing hall.

Please note the following rules, which have recently been altered or clarified: –

The rate of play is all moves in 30 minutes plus 10 seconds per move from the start.  If digital clocks are not available, the rate of play is all moves in 40 minutes.

If either player has less than five minutes left on the clock and an illegal move is made, the Arbiter may             award the opponent two minutes for the first offence, and two minutes for a second offence.  Three             illegal moves during the game by the same player will lead to the loss of the game.

The timetable is as follows:

Arrival – by 11.00am

Board Stewards Meeting – 11.15am

First Round – 11.45am

Second Round – 1.25pm

Third Round – 3.05pm

Prize Giving – 4.50pm

If play is running late, there will be at least 10 minutes between rounds.

Hampshire Delancey UKCC Megafinal

The Hampshire Megafinal is postponed : a new date will be announced ASAP

Entries are now open for the 2020 Hampshire Megafinal on May  3rd in Winchester College

Please ensure that you do not miss out and get your entry in AS SOON AS POSSIBLE !

Delancey UK Schools Chess Challenge
Delancey UK Schools Chess Challenge

Please enter here ->  https://www.delanceyukschoolschesschallenge.com/product/2020-hampshire-megafinal-3rd-may-2020/

Winchester College, Hampshire, England, SO23 9NA
Winchester College, Hampshire, England, SO23 9NA

Hampshire Junior Open Congress entry system now online !

Hampshire Junior Open Chess Congress 2019
Hampshire Junior Open Chess Congress 2019

Hampshire Junior Chess Association is delighted to announce that the online entry system is now open for business.

The 2020 Congress is on Sunday, October 4th 2020 at New Hall, 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 2020 Entry Form

Winchester College, Hampshire, England, SO23 9NA
Winchester College, Hampshire, England, SO23 9NA

Nick Pert Tournament & Training Event

Wellington College, Crowthorne, Berkshire
Wellington College, Crowthorne, Berkshire

Nick Pert and his team are running a tournament and training event at Wellington College, Crowthorne, Berkshire on Sunday, November 24th 2019.

This will in the wonderful environment of Wellington College

We recommend that all Hampshire Juniors take part in this event.

You may enter online here : https://www.gmchess.co.uk/wellington-college-nov-2019-ljcc.html