Staffordshire Junior Chess
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12 June 2017
Schools

For primary schools right across the country, there is an introduction to the very popular

National Primary Schools Chess Team Championship

(sometimes called
Pontins chess)

There is also a guide to their

Team Plate competitions

This site

A person who runs a website is called a Webmaster. This website is run by two people,

Traci Whitfield
and
Andrew Davies.

We both bring different qualities to the role. We hope you like the results and find the site useful.

Welcome to Junior Chess

From under 8 to under 18,
Whether you are only just learing to play,
or you are ready to be part of the England team,
www.sjca.org.uk
is here to help.

If you are interested in chess, but don't know where to start or who to contact. If you want to find out where you can learn to play chess. If you can already play and would like some coaching to help you improve, or if you just want to get together and have fun playing chess with other children.

Staffordshire Junior Championships

The 2016 Staffordshire junior championships, for chess players aged under eighteen, was held at Hassell school, Newcastle-under-Lyme, on Sunday 20 November 2016.

Hassell CP school,
Barracks Rd,
Newcastle-under-Lyme,
Staffs
ST5 1LF

Details

England under 11 chess team

If you think you might be good enough to be part of the EPSCA England under 11 chess team, there is information on how to qualify.


National Chess Junior Squad

The very best junior players aged 11 to 18 become part of the National Chess Junior Squad. Do you think you could be part of that squad? Here's is a guide of what you need to do. (Members of the England Under 11 team are invited to join the squad once they are 11 years old).
On this site

Here are links to parts of this site which might interest you.

National Primary Schools Chess Championships

UK Chess Challenge

Newcastle Schools Championships

The Megafinal

and much more!

Novices

For novice chess players, the Introduction section of this site contains jargon free guides to

Junior players welcome

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Site launched:
14 July, 2004

Please contact:

Webmasters:
Andrew Davies  and  Traci Whitfield

 

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