Where Can I Play Chess?
You can find details of over-the-board ECF-rated tournaments at these websites:
- ECF Event Calendar – the most comprehensive listing of junior and adult events in England.
- Adam Raoof’s Chess England – a wide variety of friendly well run events in North London and beyond.
- Coulsdon Chess Club – a very active junior club with tournaments for all.
Learn & Play Online at:
Delancey UK Chess Challenge 2023
For the full list of MegaFinals and Online Entry see: https://www.delanceyukschoolschesschallenge.com/megafinals-2023/
Details of remaining MegaFinals close to Hertfordshire:
|Date||Venue||Schedule||Organiser Details||Enter Online|
|Saturday 3rd June||Cheney School, Cheney Lane, Headington, Oxford, OX3 7QH||Arrival from 9.30 for a 10.00 start. Approximate finish time 17.00||Emma-Jane Billington-Phillips, firstname.lastname@example.org||Enter Oxford MegaFinal|
|Sunday 4th June||Elm Court Youth and Community Centre, 363 Mutton Ln, Potters Bar, EN6 3BP||Arrival from 9.30 for a 10.00 start. Approximate finish time 17.00||Ravi Kumar, email@example.com||Enter North London 2 MegaFinal|
|Saturday 10th June||Wetherby Senior School, Hannah House, 13-16 Manchester Street, London, W1U 4DJ||Arrival from 9.30 for a 10.00 start. Approximate finish time 17.00||Nevil Chan, Nevil@cantab.net||Enter London MegaFinal|
|Sunday 18th June||The Perse Upper School, Hills Road, Cambridge, CB2 8QF||Arrival from 9.30 for a 10.00 start. Approximate finish time 17.00||Jamie Mitchell, firstname.lastname@example.org||Enter Cambridge MegaFinal|
|Saturday 24th June||Elm Court Youth and Community Centre, 363 Mutton Ln, Potters Bar, EN6 3BP||Arrival from 9.30 for a 10.00 start. Approximate finish time 17.00||Ravi Kumar, email@example.com||Enter Last Chance Saloon London North MegaFinal|
EPSCA Inter-Association Team Championships 2023
The Regional Qualifiers and Finals will take place on the following dates:
- Sat, 11 March 2023 Under-9 team zones
- Sat, 18 March 2023 – Under 11 team zones
- Sat, 25 March 2023 – Girls Under 11 team final
- Sat, 22 April 2023 – Under 9 team final
- Sat, 29 April 2023 – Under 11 team final
Results are available through the following links:
- Under-9 Zone East Results – Hertfordshire Qualify to Final
- Under-11 Zone East Results – Hertfordshire Qualify to Final
- Under-11 Girls Final Results, Oxford
- Under-9 Final Results, Nottingham
- Under-11 Final Results, Nottingham
London Junior Chess Championships 2022
Qualifiers are now up and running. Please find a list of Qualifier Events here
The Finals take place at Northwick Park, Harrow, on the following dates:
- 17th, 18th Dec 2022 – u10 & u14 Finals
- 28th, 29th, 30th Dec 2022 – u12, u16 & u18/u21/Open Finals
- 29th, 30th Dec 2022 – u8 Final
For full details vist LJCC Website: https://www.ljcc.co.uk
EPSCA Inter-Association Team Championships 2022
After two years of Covid-19 Lockdown, the players have fully embraced the return to over-the-board competition.
Whilst we haven’t been able to prepare the teams to the same level as previous seasons it is important to return to playing normally and the players remain as enthusiastic as ever.
Finding suitable venues at short notice has proven a challenge, but the ever reliable Richmond Junior Chess Club have responded by offering to host three of the five events.
Results of these events can be found via the following links:
- Under-11 Final, Twickenham, 7th May – Under-11 Final
- Under-9 Final, Oxford, 23rd April – Under-9 Final
- Under-11 Girls Final, Twickenham, 26th March – Under-11 Girls Final
- Under-11 Zone South, Hassocks, 19th March – Under-11 Zone South
- Under-9 Zone South, Twickenham, 12th March – Under-9 Zone South
Sign Up to play County Chess
Parents are invited to register their children to play chess in events organised by the HSCA, including the Hertfordshire county teams. Once you submit the form, we will be in touch with more details.
Your contact details will only be used by the HSCA Committee and Team Managers (under-9, under-11, under-11 girls, under-14, under-18) to contact you regarding County chess activities, training and competitions.
In 2022 we are entering teams to the following EPSCA Inter-Association Team Championships:
- 12 March, under-9 Zone South – Orleans Park School, Twickenham TW1 3BB
- 19 March, under-11 Zone South – Downlands Community School, Hassocks, West Sussex BN6 8LP
- 26 March, under-11 Girls Final – Orleans Park School, Twickenham TW1 3BB
If you have any further questions, please, contact HSCA Chairman, Michael Flatt by email at firstname.lastname@example.org
- Register Players: http://bit.ly/hsca-register