Millfield Chess International

The Millfield Chess International event will take place on Oct 13/14th 2018. Please click on this post or the Events link above for more details on board order, schedule and location.

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The TeraFinal 2018

” The Terafinal 2018, was played last weekend (Sept 15th and 16th) at the Holiday Inn West Peterborough”As we already know we had three players who qualifiedKandara Acharya in the under 10 sectionChirag Hosdurga in the under 14 sectionOliver Stubbs in the under 18 sectionIt was a long 3.5 hour journey to Peterborough on the Friday evening, but once there we found a very attractive hotel, with lots of facilities and plenty of space to relax. The playing arena was also excellent, and over the weekend there were 6 games to…

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Update – British Chess Championships

Now that the British Chess Championships has finished, here is a quick update on how our juniors performed. Main Playing Hall Their achievements are as follows : Oliver Stubbs U2050 – 3 out of 5 (2W,2D,1L) and winner of the Rating Prize with a performance of 1920. Well done Oli! Rapidplay – 5 out of 9. Chirag Hosdurga U14s – 3.5/7 (3W,1D,3L). A tough junior section and a respectable performance from Chirag. U2050 – 3 our 5 (3W, 2L). A solid performance. Rapidplay – 5 out of 9 Chirag vs Richard…

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Hello from Hull – 105th British Chess Championships

Hello from Hull !As the summer holiday starts most children (and parents) are looking forward to a long relaxing holiday to recharge their batteries.  However, some of our dedicated Bristol Juniors and their parents have made the 4+ hour journey up to Hull to compete in the 105th British Chess Championships. Hull City Hall Championship Playing Hall There is a strong contingent of Bristol Juniors this year including : Oliver Stubbs – Competing in the U2050 and Rapidplay Chirag Hosdurga – Competing in the U14s and U2050 Toby Kan – Competing…

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GigaFinals – Delancey UK Schools’ Chess Challenge

Our Bristol juniors have recently been competing in the 3 GigaFinal stages of The UK Chess Challenge.  The Southern GigaFinal was held in Richmond on June 30th/July 1st, The Midland GigaFinal in Birmingham on July7th/July8th, The Northern GigaFinal in Manchester on July14th/July 15th.The top two players  in each section, both boys and girls, would qualify for The TeraFinal,  held in Peterborough, over the weekend of Sept 15th/16th. Bristol Juniors at the Midlands GigaFinal Then ‘The Delancey Schools Chess Challenge’ would be down to the last 200 player from the original…

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Bristol Juniors V Chepstow Juniors – Tuesday July 3rd, 7pm

It was the first friendly of the year, for our newly formed  Bristol Juniors team. On this occasion it was a mixture of players from Downend & Fishponds chess club, North Bristol chess club and South Bristol Chess club. This is great opportunity for juniors from different clubs to play together and get to know each other a lot better We had a  team of nine players, and the match was formatted so each  player got two games of 20 mins plus ten secs per move.  Our team:Board one – Oliver StubbsBoard…

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