England U11

How to qualify

English U11
British Rapidplay
EPSCA Rapidplay
South of England
West of England
Junior Squad

How is it run?
The National Junior Squad Championships are not knockout tournaments. You will be given points after each game according to the result.
European Youth Championships

For those interested in selection for the European Youth Championships, this event is part of the

English Youth Grand Prix.

Competing in the English Youth Grand Prix is how players are selected for the European Youth Championships.

National Junior Squad Championships

Details may change slightly from year to year, but this guide is intended to give you an idea of what to expect if you are interested in taking part in the National Junior Squad Championships. Full details can be found either on entry forms, or from Peter Purland. Contact details in the right hand column.

The National Junior Squad Championship is a two day event open to all players of a reasonable standard, aged under 16.

The England Under 11 team is just a part of the National Junior Squad. If you are aged 12 or over and you are not already a member of the National Junior Squad, you can use results from the Under 14 and Under 16 Championships of this event as part of your qualification.

Please note:

For these Junior Squad championships, your age is based on how old you were at midnight on 31 December. This is different to the other competitions. It has been done to fit in with FIDE ages.

All events

Saturday & Sunday

If you take part, you MUST play in your own age group.

All events count towards the:
ECF Junior Grand Prix and
English Youth Grand Prix.


  • Squad Under 16 Championship
    (This is a qualifier for the
    National Chess Junior Squad
  • Squad Under 14 Championship
    (This is a qualifier for the
    National Chess Junior Squad
  • Squad Under 12 Championship.
  • Under 10 Championship.

Rate of play  
Each player has 120 minutes (2 hours) to complete all the moves in each game.

Players must record their moves.

What is the timetable?  
These three day championships start at Friday lunchtime.

Friday Round 1 1.00 - 5.00 pm
Round 2 5.30 - 9.30 pm
Saturday Round 3 9.30 - 1.30 pm
Round 4 2.00 - 6.00 pm
Sunday Round 5 9.30 - 1.30 pm
Round 6 2.00 - 6.00 pm

Information on local accomodation is included on the entry form.

Entry forms
The 2015 National Junior Squad Championships will be held on

11 and 12 April.

Puma Daventry Court

If you have any questions about the tournament, or you think you might be interested in taking part, contact:

Peter Purland.
Email: Peter Purland

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Please contact:

Traci Whitfield  and  Andrew Davies


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