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Staffordshire team honours
2014 Under 9 team
 
2013 Under 11 team
2013 Under 9 team
 
2012 Under 11 team
2012 Under 9 team
 
2011 Under 11 team
2011 Under 9 team
 
2010 Under 11 team
2010 Under 9 team
 
2009 Under 11 team
2009 Under 9 team
 
2008 Honours
 
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Age
For this competition, your age will be depend on how old you were at midnight at the end of 31st August, before the start of the school year.

EPSCA Inter-Association Championships

EPSCA’s Inter-Association Championships are national competitions that allow teams of players to represent their area and compete against similar teams from other parts of the country. This page is intended to give you an idea of what to expect if you are interested in taking part. Full details can obtained from Traci Whitfield. Contact details in the right hand column.

The competition is divided into three sections: Under 9, Under 11 and Girls (under 11). The Under 9 and Under 11 competitions have regional heats (also called zones), then a national final. The Girls just have the national final. Each of the zones and finals are one day competitions, played on a Saturday between March and May each year.

U11 Championship
This is for players aged under 11. Each team has twenty players and four reserves. The competition starts with a regional heat (also called zones), followed by the national final.

   
In each game during the Under 11 Championship, you will have 50 minutes on a chess clock to complete all your moves.

U9 Championship
This is for players aged under 9. Each team has twelve players and four reserves. The competition starts with a regional heat (also called zones), followed by the national final.

   
In each game during the Under 9 Championship, you will have 40 minutes on a chess clock to complete all your moves.

Girls Championship
This is for players aged under 11. Each team has twelve players and four reserves. This competition is played as just the national final.

   
In each game during the Girls Championship, you will have 50 minutes on a chess clock to complete all your moves.

Taking part
If you are interested in taking part or you have any questions, please contact:

Traci Whitfield

Email: email.
Tel: 01782 623361.
(Before 9 pm please)

About EPSCA
The EPSCA website www.epsca.org.uk
states:

“EPSCA, the English Primary Schools’ Chess Association, exists to advance the education of primary school aged children by teaching, supervising and developing the playing of chess by those children.”

“EPSCA has another important role — that of selecting and running the England Under 11 and England Girls’ Under 11 teams.”

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ANY COMMENTS OR QUESTIONS ABOUT LOCAL CHESS?

Please contact:

Webmasters:
Andrew Davies  and  Traci Whitfield

 

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