Useful links for junior players

Local and regional chess

Nottinghamshire Chess Association

Find out Notts League results, upcoming tournaments and results of Notts players.

Midlands Counties Chess Union

Keep up-to-date with county matches and the grand prix.

Nottinghamshire Primary School Chess Association

Website of the Under 9, Under 11 and U11 Girls squads. Calendar of coaching events, tournaments and the East Midlands Grand Prix.

Junior Four Nations Chess League

Teams of four compete in longplay matches over three weekends in Daventry. ECF graded games. Two teams entered by West Nottingham players!

Yorkshire Junior Chess

Many junior events including a four-round Yorkshire Junior Grand Prix.

Staffordshire Junior Chess Assocation

Good calendar of regional and national tournaments for junior players.

National Sites

English Chess Federation

Home of the National Federation, with full calendar of events.

English Primary Schools Chess Assocation

Runs the county team zonals and finals, and the qualification tournaments for the England Junior Squad.

Chess in Schools and Communities

Provides free coaching to schools and training for teachers and parents. Also runs the London Chess Classic – free entry to all juniors (with a paying adult).