National Schools Under-19 Chess Championships 2016/17

Posted: 11.July.2017

The Finals of the under-19 National Schools Chess Championship (NSCC), sponsored by Winchester College, took place at Uppingham School during Wednesday 5th and Thursday 6th July 2017.

This year saw the award of a new trophy, The Richard Haddrell Memorial Trophy. It was presented to Hampton School by Richard's sisters, Judy Stone and Margaret Haddrell.

Position Trophy School
Champions   RGS Guildford
Runnner up Richard Haddrell Memorial Trophy Hampton School
Third place   Haberdashers, Reading School, QE Barnet
Plate winners   KES Birmingham

Further Information:
Full results:
Richard Hadrell Memorial Trophy:

SCCU u14/130 Junior Championship

Posted: 15.May.2017

Essex and Sussex, the respective winners of the East and West Leagues met at Kings Road Primary School, Chelmsford, on Saturday 13th May to contest the final of the u14/130 Junior Championship.

After two rounds, with a total score  of 13.5 -10.5, Essex emerged as 2017 winners the u14/130 Championship.

Full match results are available of the Juniors Pages

SCCU Junior Champions 2017

Posted: 01.Jan 2017

The following players competed in the recent London Junior Chess Championships where they won SCCU Junior Champion titles as shown.

U18 Boy: Conor Murphy
U18 Girl: Zoe Varney

U14 Boy: Calum Salmons
U14 Girl: Sarah Weersing

U11 Boy: Robert Akeya-Price
U11 Girl: Anum Sheikh

U9 Boy: Shreyas Royal
U9 Girl: Jessica Mellor

London Junior Chess Championships - Week 2

Posted: 01.Jan 2017

The Championship is now concluded following the events held in the second week, 28th-30th December 2016. The results of these additional events are given below; however, the Winners of the London and SCCU individual titles are yet to be confirmed on the Championship website.

FIDE Open incorporating under-21 and under-18 Championships (23 players)
1st Mike Basman (2313), 5/6; 2nd= Simon Warman (2139), Conor Murphy (1995), Thomas Villiers (2023), 4.5/6

Under-16 (30 players)
1st Alfie Onslow (1835), 5.5/6; 2nd Jagdeep Dhemrait (1679), 5/6; 3rd Dhruv Easwar (1455) 4.5/6

Under-12 Major (85 players)
1st= Robert Akeya-Price (147), Jacob Yoon (155), 7.5/9; 3rd Remy Rushbrooke (128), 7/9

Under-12 Minor (51 players)
1st Kabir Sing Ahuja (50), 8/9; 2nd Xavier Cowan (87), 7.5/9; 3rd Atticus Fear (95), 7/9

Under-8 (80 players)
1st Shlok Verma (116), 7/7; 2nd= Adam Faulkner (95), Rowan Kent (92), 6/7

Links to Cross-tables

London Junior Chess Championships - Week 1

Posted: 19.Dec.2016

The under-14 (Major & Minor) and under-10 (Major & Minor) events have been running at Northwick Park, Harrow, over the last two days and the cross-tables are now available on the LJCC website [see links below].

The tie-break (sum of progressive scores) is not given but it was highly significant in deciding the under 10 Major where 5 players tied for first place. Shreyas Royal was winner of the Open and Boys titles (London under-10 Champion, SCCU under-9 Champion). The official list of all prizewinners (i.e. titles and money) is yet to be published.

The Championships for the remaining age groups will conclude next week: under-8 on Thursday & Friday 29 & 30 December; under-12, under-14, under-16, under-18, under-21 on Wednesday, Thursday & Friday 28-30 December.

Under 14 Major (33 players) - 6 rounds
1st Viktor Stoyanov (144), 5/6; 2nd Calum Salmons (161), 4.5/6; 3rd= Jason Covey (152), Edward Gray (118), Aditia Munshi (164), Pramoth Ragavan (136), 4/6.

Under 14 Minor (32 players) - 6 rounds
1st Xavier Laurillard (118), 6/6; 2nd Vidura Mendis (99), 5/6; 3rd= Ashul Khandelwal (106), Tom Roy (91), 4.5/6.

Under 10 Major (101 players) - 7 rounds
1st= Shreyas Royal (104), Jeff Tomy (138), Andrew Kirby (89), Arjun Kolani (148), Arnav Srivastava (87), 5/7.

Under 10 Minor (95 players) - 7 rounds
1st Siddharth Venkatanarayanan (97), 7/7; 2nd= Abhi Jadeep Jaday (79), Suyash Prasad (95), Rees, Sophie (75), 6/7.

Links to Cross-Tables