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Site last updated

19 October 2016

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
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,
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 will be held on
Sunday 20 November 2016

Hassell CP school
Barracks Rd

About the championships

England under 11 Chess Team.

Do you think you are good enough to be part of the England Under 11 Chess TeamHere's what you need to do if you want to qualify. It includes details of each tournament and entry forms etc.

National Chess Junior Squad.

The very best junior players in the country become part of the National Chess Junior Squad. If you are aged 11 to 18 and play well, do you think you could be part of that squad?  Here's an explanation and the events you need to do well in. (Members of the England Under 11 team are invited to join the squad when they turn 11 years old).

On this site

Here are links to parts of this site that you might be interested in.

England Under 11 Trials

National Primary Schools Championships

UK Chess Challenge

England Team for 11 to 18 year olds

Staffordshire Junior Championships

Newcastle Schools Championships

The Megafinal

and much more!


For novice chess players, the Introduction section of this site might interest you.

It contains jargon free guides to

Junior players welcome

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Site launched:
14 July, 2004

Please contact:

Andrew Davies  and  Traci Whitfield


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