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by John Higgs
Thu Apr 18, 2019 4:54 pm
Forum: Junior Chess
Topic: World School Chess Championships 2019
Replies: 0
Views: 152

World School Chess Championships 2019

The World School Chess Championship started today and runs to 29th April. The event is a 9 round FIDE rated event and is for boys and girls in the U7, U9, U11, U13, U15 & U17 categories. The venue is Antalya, Turkey. The England delegation is 27 players and 4 coaches. The team can be viewed at: http...
by John Higgs
Fri Dec 28, 2018 9:59 am
Forum: Junior Chess
Topic: Tradewise Hastings Chess Congress 2018
Replies: 3
Views: 778

Tradewise Hastings Chess Congress 2018

Good luck to the 40 juniors playing at Hastings this year which includes 20 in the Masters. The event website is http://www.hastingschess.com/ The chess-results link for results and pairings is (tab across for your event) : http://chess-results.com/tnr403313.aspx?lan=1&art=2&rd=1&flag=30 The first r...
by John Higgs
Thu Dec 27, 2018 11:37 am
Forum: Junior Chess
Topic: 48th Rilton Cup, Stockholm.
Replies: 10
Views: 540

48th Rilton Cup, Stockholm.

Good luck to Ravi Haria, Aditya Munshi & Leif Hafstad who are playing in the 48th Rilton Cup in Stockholm which starts today - round 1/9 at 3pm local time. The event website is http://www.rilton.se The lives games link is http://www.rilton.se/live/games.html The chess-results link is http://chess-re...
by John Higgs
Sat Dec 15, 2018 10:03 pm
Forum: International News
Topic: Sunway Sitges International 2018
Replies: 15
Views: 1701

Re: Sunway Sitges International 2018

The chess-results link for this event is: http://chess-results.com/tnr383044.aspx ... ES&flag=30
by John Higgs
Mon Dec 03, 2018 1:37 pm
Forum: Junior Chess
Topic: World Youth U16 Chess Olympiad 2018
Replies: 8
Views: 1113

Re: World Youth U16 Chess Olympiad 2018

The event finished on 2nd December and the winners were Uzbekistan (with an average FIDE rating across their 5 players of 2520).

The final ranking cross table: http://chess-results.com/tnr395106.aspx ... 63&flag=30
by John Higgs
Fri Nov 30, 2018 5:20 pm
Forum: Junior Chess
Topic: December 2018 FIDE rating list
Replies: 0
Views: 377

December 2018 FIDE rating list

After a hard years work, time to see what is happening on the latest FIDE rating list, prior to Hastings or LCC:

https://www.fide.com/component/content/ ... -list.html
by John Higgs
Sun Nov 25, 2018 3:23 pm
Forum: Junior Chess
Topic: World Youth U16 Chess Olympiad 2018
Replies: 8
Views: 1113

Re: World Youth U16 Chess Olympiad 2018

Live board link for round 1 which started today at 3pm local time in Turkey:

https://chess24.com/en/watch/live-tourn ... -u16/1/1/1
by John Higgs
Sun Nov 18, 2018 1:39 pm
Forum: Junior Chess
Topic: World Cadet Chess Championship 2018
Replies: 75
Views: 6354

Re: World Cadet Chess Championship 2018

Alex is quite right. Sussex Junior Chess (www.sussexjuniorchess.org) has for many years sponsored the Sussex Martlets and it is considered an alumni opportunity for juniors who are 18+. Whilst writing today in Sussex is the Closed U9/11/13/18 championship with 112 entries. Our U7 champion of many mo...
by John Higgs
Sun Nov 18, 2018 9:33 am
Forum: Junior Chess
Topic: World Youth U16 Chess Olympiad 2018
Replies: 8
Views: 1113

World Youth U16 Chess Olympiad 2018

The World Youth U16 Chess Olympiad starts on 25th November and runs to 2nd December. It is a team event with 4 players and 1 reserve. To date 46 teams have entered. The event is a 9 round FIDE rated event and is being hosted by the Turkish Chess Federation. The venue is Konya, Turkey. The event webs...
by John Higgs
Fri Nov 16, 2018 6:52 pm
Forum: Junior Chess
Topic: World Cadet Chess Championship 2018
Replies: 75
Views: 6354

Re: World Cadet Chess Championship 2018

At the beginning of this thread Leonard Barden mentioned 2 players in the U10 open: Tykhon Cherniaiev (UKR) who was seeded 15th with a rating of 1940. He came 13th scoring 8/11 with a TPR of 1843, losing 14 rating points; Shreyas Royal (ENG) who was seeded 2nd with a rating of 2048. He came 35th sco...
by John Higgs
Fri Nov 16, 2018 6:41 am
Forum: Junior Chess
Topic: World Cadet Chess Championship 2018
Replies: 75
Views: 6354

Re: World Cadet Chess Championship 2018

Round 10 & 11 report The last two round days were the best in terms of weather at Santiago. There was a time during these days that people sweated in the tents that are provided for parents. The last day in particular was nice and warm. The photographers were training their sights at top boards on ...
by John Higgs
Thu Nov 15, 2018 8:33 am
Forum: Junior Chess
Topic: World Cadet Chess Championship 2018
Replies: 75
Views: 6354

Re: World Cadet Chess Championship 2018

Round 9 report The England team scored an impressive 10/14 in Round 9. Highlights U10 Girls. Keerthana won a nice game in about 3 hours time. She was all smiles and enjoyed her win to reach 5/9. Roxolana looked a little disappointed with a draw and wanted to bring the whole point home. Still couple...
by John Higgs
Tue Nov 13, 2018 4:58 pm
Forum: Junior Chess
Topic: World Cadet Chess Championship 2018
Replies: 75
Views: 6354

Re: World Cadet Chess Championship 2018

Round 8 report What a welcome break to be able to walk leisurely to breakfast this morning. A pleasant change to the usual dressing up in ponchos just to brave the 10 metre dash to the dining room in the main hotel building. Due to this change in the weather, some of the parents made the most of th...