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by John Higgs
Fri Apr 27, 2018 12:02 pm
Forum: Junior Chess
Topic: World Schools Chess Championships 2018
Replies: 17
Views: 2703

Re: World Schools Chess Championships 2018

From our Delegation in Albania: WSCC Round 6 An incredibly tough day for England - only another quick win for Kavin. Nonetheless each and every game was strongly fought and no one left the battle ground without a full and proper fight. The team are in good spirits and fully aware that they are play...
by John Higgs
Thu Apr 26, 2018 8:10 am
Forum: Junior Chess
Topic: World Schools Chess Championships 2018
Replies: 17
Views: 2703

Re: World Schools Chess Championships 2018

From our delegation in Albania: WSCC Round 5: A day of drawing for the England Junior Team today! A quick win for Kavin followed by 4 draws from Denis, Georgia, Sohum and Nadhmi - against tough opposition! Sohum and Georgia’s game lasted near 3 hours while Nadhmi and Denis were in for 4 hours. Nadh...
by John Higgs
Wed Apr 25, 2018 8:36 am
Forum: Junior Chess
Topic: World Schools Chess Championships 2018
Replies: 17
Views: 2703

Re: World Schools Chess Championships 2018

From our delegation in Albania: WSCC Round 4 Another tough day for the England Junior Team - some very long games from the whole contingent and some hard fought battles. Wins from Denis, Max and Adam and a draw from Nadhmi. The parents and coaches kept themselves occupied with magic tricks and card...
by John Higgs
Tue Apr 24, 2018 9:14 am
Forum: Junior Chess
Topic: World Schools Chess Championships 2018
Replies: 17
Views: 2703

Re: World Schools Chess Championships 2018

From our delegation in Albania: Round 3 was a tough day for the England Junior Team. Nevertheless, each and every game was hard fought - most of the games lasted in excess of 3 hours. Wins for Sohum and Georgia and a draw for Adam. Parents were completely banned from the playing hall today so no pho...
by John Higgs
Mon Apr 23, 2018 7:54 am
Forum: Junior Chess
Topic: World Schools Chess Championships 2018
Replies: 17
Views: 2703

Re: World Schools Chess Championships 2018

From our Delegation in Albania: WSCC 2018 - round 2 Before setting off today, Adam and Nadhmi had a training game using the large outdoor chess set! The team all left the hotel together providing each other with last minute encouragement. The players left the playing hall in high spirits today afte...
by John Higgs
Sun Apr 22, 2018 10:46 am
Forum: Junior Chess
Topic: World Schools Chess Championships 2018
Replies: 17
Views: 2703

Re: World Schools Chess Championships 2018

From the Delegation in Albania - WSCC Round 1: Morning coaching sessions took place with our team of coaches. All the players wore their England attire for the team meeting. Following the opening ceremony, the players, coaches and parents set off for the first round. Luckily, David Miller came well...
by John Higgs
Sat Apr 21, 2018 6:59 pm
Forum: Junior Chess
Topic: World Schools Chess Championships 2018
Replies: 17
Views: 2703

Re: World Schools Chess Championships 2018

From the Delegation in Albania: Our 8 strong England team together with 3 coaches have arrived safely in Durrës, Albania for the World School Chess Championship 2018. The team consists of Max Miller, Adam Hussein, Georgia Headlong, Nadhmi Auchi, Denis Dupuis, Kavin Thoorn, Siena Gurjar and Sohum Lo...
by John Higgs
Sat Apr 21, 2018 11:37 am
Forum: Junior Chess
Topic: World Schools Chess Championships 2018
Replies: 17
Views: 2703

Re: World Schools Chess Championships 2018

Good luck for round 1 today - round time is 3pm local (2pm uk time).
by John Higgs
Thu Apr 19, 2018 9:59 am
Forum: Junior Chess
Topic: World Schools Chess Championships 2018
Replies: 17
Views: 2703

World Schools Chess Championships 2018

The World Schools Chess Championship starts on 21st April 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 Durres, Albania. The England delegation is 8 players and 3 coaches. The team can be viewed a...
by John Higgs
Mon Nov 13, 2017 1:59 pm
Forum: Junior Chess
Topic: World Junior U20 Championship 2017
Replies: 23
Views: 3605

World Junior U20 Championship 2017

The World Junior and Girls U20 Chess Championship starts today and runs to 25 November. The event is a 11 round FIDE rated event and is for boys and girls. The venue is Tarvisio, Italy. The event website is http://www.fideacademy.com/wjcc2017/ The England delegation is 2 players: IM Ravi Haria and K...
by John Higgs
Wed Sep 27, 2017 8:01 pm
Forum: Junior Chess
Topic: World Youth Chess Championship 2017
Replies: 20
Views: 2622

Re: World Youth Chess Championship 2017

Final report from WYCC17 and Round 11 Goodbye from Montevideo! England finished the World Youth Chess Championship with 22.5 points. Sacha is now ranked 10th in the World in the U14’s! Well done to the team and for the great support amongst the team members through the highs and the lows! Thivya cl...
by John Higgs
Tue Sep 26, 2017 12:36 pm
Forum: Junior Chess
Topic: World Youth Chess Championship 2017
Replies: 20
Views: 2622

Re: World Youth Chess Championship 2017

Round 10 Report Good morning! In the penultimate round, England scored 1.5. A number of tough battles were fought…. Sacha spurned an early draw offer by the top seed in order to make a bid to win the tournament. He soon had Teclaf on the ropes and could have capped his fine play by grabbing a centre...