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by John Higgs
Sun Jul 08, 2018 7:37 am
Forum: Junior Chess
Topic: European Schools Chess Championships 2018
Replies: 20
Views: 2882

Re: European Schools Chess Championships 2018

Good luck to all players in the last round today.
by John Higgs
Sun Jul 01, 2018 1:16 pm
Forum: Junior Chess
Topic: European Schools Chess Championships 2018
Replies: 20
Views: 2882

European Schools Chess Championships 2018

The European Schools Chess Championship started on 30th June and runs to 8th July. 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 Krakow, Poland. The England delegation is 18 players and 5 coaches. The team can be viewed ...
by John Higgs
Mon Apr 30, 2018 7:06 am
Forum: Junior Chess
Topic: World Schools Chess Championships 2018
Replies: 17
Views: 2812

Re: World Schools Chess Championships 2018

Round 9 results and final player overview:

http://chess-results.com/tnr334480.aspx ... NG&flag=30
by John Higgs
Sun Apr 29, 2018 8:28 pm
Forum: Junior Chess
Topic: World Schools Chess Championships 2018
Replies: 17
Views: 2812

Re: World Schools Chess Championships 2018

From our Delegation in Albania: WSCC Round 9: Round 9 was the last round of the Championship. Nadhmi traded pieces to an equal endgame with each player having a Bishop, a Knight and 6 pawns. Ultimately it came down to Nadhmi’s superior pawn structure enabling him to trade off the remaining pieces a...
by John Higgs
Sun Apr 29, 2018 8:16 am
Forum: Junior Chess
Topic: World Schools Chess Championships 2018
Replies: 17
Views: 2812

Re: World Schools Chess Championships 2018

From our Delegation in Albania: WSCC Round 8: Round 8 saw some good results for the England team - wins from Kavin, Sohum and Max and draws from Denis and Georgia. Kavin followed through his preparation well leading to victory. Sohum won quickly and Denis and Georgia fought long and hard leading to...
by John Higgs
Sat Apr 28, 2018 10:38 am
Forum: Junior Chess
Topic: World Schools Chess Championships 2018
Replies: 17
Views: 2812

Re: World Schools Chess Championships 2018

From our delegation in Albania: WSCC Round 7: A successful day for the England Junior Team today - 5/8! Siena had a good game and fought off any untoward threats leading to a victory. Georgia thought that she was claiming three-fold repetition the correct way but the arbiter didn’t agree - Georgia ...
by John Higgs
Fri Apr 27, 2018 12:02 pm
Forum: Junior Chess
Topic: World Schools Chess Championships 2018
Replies: 17
Views: 2812

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: 2812

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: 2812

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: 2812

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: 2812

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: 2812

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...