This is a list of National and Union level events only.

Events organised by counties will be on their own websites, which will be listed in the links page. (shortly)

Start of New Season; IN ALL TOURNAMENTS BELOW, (Unless stated otherwise), THE AGE REFERS TO THAT ON MONDAY 2nd SEPTEMBER 2003
SEPTEMBER 2003 London qualifiers start;
Sa 20 Sep ECGCF Southern Region Jamboree, Coulsdon, Surrey U14 County Girls teams of 6 Neil Clifton
020-8660 8564
Sa 27 Sep NYCA U18/U13 Championships, Alderbrook School, Blossomfield Rd., Solihull U13, U18 county teams Kevin Staveley
01443 772750
Sa 27 Sep ECGCF Pilot u11 Jamboree, St Andrews & Immanuel School, Streatham, S London U11 County Girls teams of 6 Neil Clifton
020-8660 8564
OCTOBER 2003
Sa 4 - Su 5 Oct Mini-Squad Championships, Solihull, Warwickshire MiniSquad Championships,
U6, U7, U8, U9, U10
Also U12 and U14 events
Tony Corfe
01707-659080
Sa 18 - Su 19 Oct FIDE RATED 1st 4NCL Weekend Divs 1 & 2 - West Bromwich Moat House Not especially for children, but a good opportunity to obtain and improve FIDE ratings. Paul Littlewood
Sa 25 - Su 26 Oct 7th Millfield International Schools' Tournament, Millfield School, Street, Somerset. Secondary Schools teams of twelve; also reserves tournament Matthew Turner
Th 30 Oct - Su 2 Nov 4th Ampleforth Young Masters, Ampleforth School, Ampleforth, Yorkshire U16; Invitation only; Prizes include 6th form scholarship to the school and place at the British Championship 2004 in Scarborough Peter Turner
01724 866433
NOVEMBER 2003
Sa 8 Nov BCF/ECGCF All England Girls Chess Championships, East Grinstead, Sussex Girls, U18, U14, U12, U10, U8 Neil Clifton
020-8660 8564
Sa 8 - Su 9 Nov
England U11 trial qualifier
England U11 Championships, Bedford Modern School U11. Entry limited to children who
a)were born in England,
b) have 3 years continual residence in England,
c) have either parent born in England, or
d) go to school in England.
Ian Cowen
01205 367736
Sa 8th Nov NYCA U15 Championships, Arden School, Solihull, Warwickshire U15 County teams Kevin Staveley
01443 772750
Sa 15 Nov - Su 16 Nov British Rapidplay Chess Championships,
North Bridge Leisure Centre, Halifax
Adult (various)
Sat: - England U11 trial qualifier
Sun:- BCF British Junior Rapidplay Championships
U12 Champ (includes U10 champ.s)
U16 Champ (includes U14 champ.s)
Paul Clarke
0113 232177
Sa 22 - Su 23 Nov FIDE RATED 1st 4NCL Weekend Divs 3 & 4 - West Bromwich Moat House Not especially for children, but a good opportunity to obtain and improve FIDE ratings. Paul Littlewood
DECEMBER 2003 14th/15th and 27th/29th; London Junior Championships
Sa 13 Dec Midlands v Wales U12 and U14, 12 boards Peter Purland
0151-733 4854
Sa 13 - Su 14 Dec London Junior Chess Championships, Harrow Annexe, University of Westminster, Harrow, Middx (next to Northwick Park Hospital) U14 (Major)
U14 (Minor) - U111
U10 Major (Qualification Required)
U10 Minor (Qualification Required)
Info from and entries to
Marc Shaw
020-8931 2276
Su 14 Dec North England v Wales U12 and U14, 12 boards Peter Purland
0151-733 4854
Su 28 - Tu 30 Dec
U12 Major is England U11 trial qualifier
London Junior Chess Championships, Harrow Annexe, University of Westminster, Harrow, Middx (next to Northwick Park Hospital) U18/21 FIDE RATED
U16
U12 (Major) (Qualification Required)
U12 (Minor) (Qualification Required)
(Sa/ Su only) U8 (Qualification Required)
Info from and entries to
Marc Shaw
020-8931 2276
JANUARY 2004 Qualifiers for National Primary Schools Champ.s start; details from Tony Corfe 01707 659080
Qualifying rounds for the UK Chess challenge start; details from Mike Basman
Sa 17 - Su 18 Jan FIDE RATED 2nd 4NCL Weekend - Telford Moat House, Telford, Shropshire Not especially for children, but a good opportunity to obtain and improve FIDE ratings. Paul Littlewood
Sa 24 Jan
U11A is England U11 trial qualifier
EPSCA Rapidplay Championships, Broadgreen Comprehensive, Liverpool U8, U9 (2 sections), U10 (2 sections), U11 (2 sections) Peter Purland
0151-733 4854
Sa 24 - Su 25 Jan National Primary Schools Championships Zonals, regional events U9, U11 school teams of 5 Tony Corfe
01707 659080
Sa 24 - Su 25 Jan FIDE RATED 2nd 4NCL Weekend Divs 3 & 4 - West Bromwich Moat House Not especially for children, but a good opportunity to obtain and improve FIDE ratings. Paul Littlewood
FEBRUARY 2004
Sa 31 Jan - Su 1 Feb Wellington College International (Previously Yateley Manor), Wellington College, Hampshire Open FIDE rated tournament designed to give rating opportunities for aspiring juniors
Rounds 1 - 5
Ray Clark
Sa 7 - Su 8 Feb Wellington College International (Previously Yateley Manor), Wellington College, Hampshire Open FIDE rated tournament designed to give rating opportunities for aspiring juniors
Rounds 6 - 9
Ray Clark
Sa 7 - Su 8 Feb
U11 Championship is England U11 trial qualifier
South of England Junior Championships, Yateley Manor School, Camberley U7, U8 (both 1 day),
U9,
U11 Championships,
U11 Challengers,
U13,
U12 (invite only), U14 (invite only)
Joe French
01256 472537
Sa 21 - Su 22 Feb National Primary Schools Championships Zonals, regional events U9, U11 school teams of 5 Tony Corfe
01707 659080
Sa 21 - Su 22 FebU12 major is England U11 trial qualifier Wiltshire/West of England Junior Champ.s; Swindon, Wiltshire Novice, U8, U9, U10, U12 (min), U12 (maj), U14, U18, Girls Bev Schofield
01793 48757
MARCH 2004
Sa 7 - Su 8 Mar National Primary Schools Championships Zonals, regional events U9, U11 school teams of 5 Tony Corfe
01707 659080
Sa 13 Mar EPSCA Under 9 Zonals,
SE - Leatherhead, Surrey,
SW - Oxford,
Midlands - Northants,
North - Oldham
Under 9; County Teams of 12 Colin Oliver
0181-874 0377
Sa 20 Mar EPSCA Under 11 Zonals, SE - Herts
SW - Somerset
Midlands - Lincs
North - Liverpool
Under 11; County Teams of 20 Colin Oliver
0181-874 0377
Sa 20 - Su 21 Mar FIDE RATED 3rd 4NCL Weekend Divs 1 & 2 - Telford Moat House, Telford, Shropshire Not especially for children, but a good opportunity to obtain and improve FIDE ratings. Paul Littlewood
Sa 27 Mar EPSCA Girls Championships, Venue Scunthorpe, Lincs U11 County teams Colin Oliver
0181-874 0377
Sa 27 - Su 28 Mar FIDE RATED 3rd 4NCL Weekend Divs 3 & 4 - West Bromwich Moat House Not especially for children, but a good opportunity to obtain and improve FIDE ratings. Paul Littlewood
APRIL 2004
Fri 16 - Su 18 Apr
U12 is England U11 trial qualifier
National Chess Junior Squad Championships, Nottingham
U10, U12, U16, U18/21 (FIDE RATED) Congress Organisor Marc Shaw
020 8931 2276
Sa 24 Apr EPSCA U9 Inter-Association Team Final Venue: RGS High Wycombe, Bucks U9; County teams of 12 Colin Oliver
020-8874 0377
Sa 24 - Su 25 Apr England Under 11 Team Trial, Liverpool College, Liverpool U10 or U11

Strictly Invitation Only. Qualification by good scores at one or more pre-trial tournaments or nomination by EPSCA affiliated county. (max. 1 nomination per county)
Ian Cowen (Team Manager)
01205 367736 or
Victor Cross (Selector)
01803 851404 or
Peter Purland (EPSCA chief arbiter)
0151-733 4854
MAY 2004 Megafinals for the British Land UK Chess Challenge will be most weekends in May
Sa 1 - Mo 3 May FIDE RATED 4th 4NCL Weekend Divs 1 & 2 - West Bromwich Moat House Not especially for children, but a good opportunity to obtain and improve FIDE ratings. Paul Littlewood
Mo 3 May (to be confirmed) London v Rest of England U11 Girls; Venue TBD U11 Girls; Colin Oliver
020-8874 0377
Sa 8 May EPSCA U11 Inter-Association Team Final; Venue Leicestershire U11; County teams of 20 Colin Oliver
020-8874 0377
Sa 22 - Su 23 May (new date) EPSCA Schools Semi-Finals; Brean Sands U9 and U11 school teams of 5 Tony Corfe
01707 659080
Sa 22 - Su 23 May FIDE RATED 5th 4NCL Weekend Divs 1 & 2 - West Bromwich Moat House Not especially for children, but a good opportunity to obtain and improve FIDE ratings. Paul Littlewood
Sa 29 - Mo 31 May FIDE RATED 4th 4NCL Weekend Divs 3 & 4 - West Bromwich Moat House Not especially for children, but a good opportunity to obtain and improve FIDE ratings. Paul Littlewood
JUNE 2004
Sa 5 June (date to be confirmed) London v Rest of England U11 Match, London Colin Oliver
020-8874 0377
Sa 5 Jun SE England v Wales U12, U14, 12 boards Peter Purland
0151-733 4854
Su 6 Jun SW England v Wales U12, U14, 12 boards Peter Purland
0151-733 4854
Sa 12 - Su 13 Jun New date EPSCA Schools Semi-Finals; Prestatyn U9 and U11 school teams of 5 Tony Corfe
01707 659080
Sa 19 - Su 20 Jun New date EPSCA Schools Semi-Finals; Hembsy U9 and U11 school teams of 5 Tony Corfe
01707 659080
Sa 19 - Su 20 Jun U11 Team trip to Holland    
Sa 19 - Su 20 Jun FIDE RATED 5th 4NCL Weekend - Divs 3 & 4 - West Bromwich Moat House Not especially for children, but a good opportunity to obtain and improve FIDE ratings. Paul Littlewood
Sa 26 - Su 27 Jun New date National School Teams Tournament,Hemsby U12, U14, U16
School teams of 5
Tony Corfe
01707 659080
JULY 2004
Mo 28 - Tue 29 Jun - New date EPSCA Schools Finals;Hemsby U9 and U11 school teams of 5 Tony Corfe
01707 659080
mid July date to be confirmed but wont clash with Smith & Williamson Young Masters UK Chess Challenge Gigafinals U7 up to U18 Mike Basman
Mid JulyFIDE RATED Date not known but wont clash with UK Chess Challenge Smith & Williamson Young Masters Three sections
Masters - 2200+
FIDE Rated
Under 16/Under 140 grade
Alec Webster
020-8642 2605
AUGUST 2004
28 Jul - 10 Aug 2004 Centenary British Championships, Spa Centre, Scarborough In each age group there are separate Overall, Boys and Girls titles
U8
U9
U10
U11
U12
U13
U14
U15
U16
U18 combined with Major Open
U21 combined with British Championship championships
BCF
The Watch Oak,
Chain Lane,
Battle,
East Sussex
TN33 OYA.
Tel: 01424 775222
Fax: 01424 775904

Entries to John Robinson

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