The Winter Cup Challenge is the first of the Junior Master Series Online Chess Competitions.
Suitable for all levels of experience.
Sections for: Under 7, Under 9, Under 11, Under 13 and Under 18
The Winter Cup Challenge will start THIS SUNDAY on lichess.org.
It will be the first of five Cup Challenges that will take place throughout the year leading up to a Showdown (Grand Finale) in November.
Each Cup Challenge consists of three qualifying events and a Cup Finals.
Collect the points in the Qualifiers towards the Grand Prix
Collect the points in the Cup FInal to qualify to the Showdown in November
Results will be sent for ECF online rating.
Winter Cup Challenge Cost £15 per age group
Season Pass covers all five Cup Challenges in one age group, up to 20 tournaments for £50.
Here is the link to the booking page on eventbrite:
Participants must be members of the ECF at Junior Silver level or above.
Membership is free for the first year. Here is the link
Dates and times:
You can play in as many or as few events as you wish.
Under 7 – Born 2014 or later
Under 9 – Born 2012 or later
Under 11 – Born 2010 or later
Under 13 – Born 2008 or later
Under 18 – Born 2003 or later
Under 7, 9, 13 play from 10am-1pm
Under 11, 18 play from 3pm-6pm.
WINTER CUP CHALLENGE
QUALIFYING: 17 January, 31 January, 14 February.
CUP FINAL: 28 February
SPRING CUP CHALLENGE
QUALIFYING: 14 March, 28 March, 11 April.
CUP FINAL: 25 April
SUMMER CUP CHALLENGE
QUALIFYING: 9 May, 30 May, 13 June.
CUP FINAL: 27 June
HOLIDAY CUP CHALLENGE
QUALIFYING: 11 July, 25 July, 8 August.
CUP FINAL: 29 August
AUTUMN CUP CHALLENGE
QUALIFYING: 12 September, 26 September, 17 October.
CUP FINAL: 31 October
The SHOWDOWN SLIDESHOW: 14 November
The GRAND SHOWDOWN: 28 November
If you have any questions please let us know.
Tony Niccoli, email: Tonyniccolichess@gmail.com
& Angela Eyton, email firstname.lastname@example.org