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Sunday, June 3, 2018 - Sunday, June 3, 2018  
KJCA GP8 Season Final 2017-18 (Crosstabs)
Venue: Bromley High School  
Event Type: Individual Tournament
Sunday, April 15, 2018 - Sunday, April 15, 2018  
GP7 2017-18 (Crosstabs)
Venue: Sevenoaks School  
Event Type: Individual Tournament
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GP6 2017-18 (Crosstabs)
Venue: Harris Academy Beckenham  
Event Type: Individual Tournament

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Kent Juniors Selected to Represent England in the European Youth Chess Championships in Prague!

Congratulations to some of our top juniors who have been selected to represent England at the Europeans. They are Patrick Smith (U16s), Rohan Shiatis (U14s), Conor Murphy (U14s), Arul Gupta (U12s), Girinath Haridas (U12s). The tournament runs from the 16th August until 26th August and you can follow their progress on the following link:

http://www.eycc2012.eu/

We wish them all the best and hopefully we can publish some of their best games here!

An exciting day at the Kent Grand Prix Final!

On Sunday July 1st, 76 brave juniors came along to do battle at the GP final in Sevenoaks. It was a very exciting day as there were overall GP prizes at stake as well as section results.

Once the dust had settled after the day of chess and GP scores were tallied, we were able to unveil our Overall Kent GP 2011-2012 Champions. They were as follow:

U9 Kent GP Champion 2011-2012 : Kiran Shiatis (123.4 points)

Detailed results on http://www.kjca.org/GPTable/view/1

U11 Kent GP Champion 2011 – 2012: Jackson Wen (130.6 points)

Detailed results on http://www.kjca.org/GPTable/view/2

U14 Kent GP Champion 2011 – 2012: Patrick Smith (152.9 points)

Detailed results on http://www.kjca.org/GPTable/view/3

U18 Kent GP Champion 2011 – 2012: Duncan Bell (176.1 points)

Detailed results on http://www.kjca.org/GPTable/view/4

All the sections were hard fought and final results for the day's tournaments being as follows:

U9: 1st Tobias Albrecht, 2nd Mikey Watson, 3rd equal Sachin Wadhwani and Ryan Malik

U11: 1st Harry Houllion and Alex Sheerin, 3rd equal Ronit Nair and Nii-Akwei Carty Bing-Pappoe

U14: 1st Owen Messere, 2nd equal Jackson Wen, Jessica Wen and Lucy Ayliffe

U18: 1st Duncan Bell, 2nd equal Rohan Bansal and Patrick Smith.

Congratulations to all the children who played such super chess. A big thank you to all our wonderful volunteers in particular Martha Gilbert for catering, Sue Maguire for all her work throughout the year, Michael Gilbert for running it all, our arbiters for the day Andrew Shiatis, Luca Bernardini, Anil Anilkumar and Rajadurai Haridas and to Sevenoaks School for the wonderful facilities on the day.

Kent Juniors play at the ECF Jamboree at Eton College

A big well done to all our juniors who played at Eton College on Saturday June 30th!

Our teams were as follows:

U18  Open – Victor Jones, Rohan Shiatis, Patrick Smith, Duncan Bell, Conrad Allison, Rohan Bansal, Raunak Rao, , Baven Balendran, Yasmin Giles, Shyam Kalarajah, Gautham Reddiar and Simon Leung

U13 Open – Arul Gupta, Girinath Haridas, Jackson Wen, Michael Gilbert, Alex Selway, James Meredith and Zakary Warsop

U13 Minors – Kiran Shiatis, Ethan Staunton, Isabelle Gilbert, Benjamin Gardner, Swastik Grover and Danyal Warsop.

It was a very exciting day for all. Our U18s narrowly missed out on second place in the tie break against a very strong Berkshire team and were only half a point behind the eventual winners Hertfordshire. A fond farewell to Duncan Bell as it is his final outing as a Kent Junior having represented Kent at a junior level for many years. We wish him all the best in the future!

Provisional full results at:
U18: http://www.bjca.org.uk/results.php?eid=1716

U13 Open: http://www.bjca.org.uk/results.php?eid=1685
U13 Minor: http://www.bjca.org.uk/results.php?eid=1715

A big thank you to the event organisers at Berkshire Junior Chess, the ECF and to our team managers, Tony Rao, Anil Anilkumar and Krishna Shiatis. 

Kent take 4th in the EPSCA U11 Final

Kent fight back to take 4th in the EPSCA U11 Final held in Northampton on the 12th of May.

The team in alphabetical order were: Anantha Anilkumar, Francesco Bernardini, Nii Akwei Carty Bing-Pappoe, Harry Chathli, Ryan Cherian, Jay Chitnavis,  Imogen Duke, Ben Gardner, Isabelle Gilbert, Michael Gilbert, Emily Green, Arul Gupta, Joelle Hakim, Girinath Haridas, Thomas Hooper, Gaurav Kocher, Ronit Nair, James Proaspatu, Kiran Shiatis, Ethan Staunton, Kartik Velayudham and Jackson Wen

The results were as follows:


Team

R1

R2

R3

Total

Barnet

14.5

17

18

49.5

Wey Valley

14.5

16

13.5

44

Sussex

13.5

16

12

41.4

Kent

11

12.5

13.5

37

Nottinghamshire

13.5

12

11.5

37

Cheshire & NW

11.5

8.5

12.5

32.5

Herts

15

9.5

9

32.5

Oxfordshire

11

10

9.5

30.5

Essex

8

9.5

10.5

28

Berkshire

10.5

6

10

26.5

Yorkshire

2.5

11.5

8

22

Manchester

8

5.5

5.5

19

Wiltshire

3

7

7.5

17.5

Oldham

8.5

4.5

3.5

16.5

Lancashire

5

4.5

5.5

15

 A full report will follow.

KJCA Kings Promoted to National Division 2

KJCA Kings: 4NCL Division 3 2011-12: Hinckley, Leicestershire.

Round 9 v North-East England: Saturday 5 May 2012;

Round 10 v AMCA Rhinos: Sunday 6 May 2012;

Round 11 v Cheddleton 2: Monday 7 May 2012.

 

The KJCA Kings team entered the final weekend of this season’s 4NCL campaign with its best ever chance of gaining one of the 4 promotion slots to the national Division 2. We went into the weekend as leaders of national Division 3 with only one team level with us (North-East England) on 14 match points (out of 16) but behind us on tie-break (sum of opponents’ match points) and one team one point behind  (AMCA Rhinos) and 3 further teams 2 points behind (Wessex, e2e4 2 and Anglian Avengers 2).

 

On the Saturday, we were drawn against our co-leaders, North-East England. We were slightly outgraded by an average of 66 points per board (FIDE) (ECF equivalent: 8 points). We knew that if we won, we would be in a strong position to win the division but that a draw would keep us on track for promotion. However, our opponents had not lost all season, so it was bound to be tough. The team gave a very determined display and kept the pressure on our opponents throughout. In the end, they just managed to hold out for a 3 – 3 draw after a 6-hour+ marathon effort by William Jones on board 3 to try to force a win in the final game.

 

This kept us at the top of the table, still ahead of North-East England on tie-break but with Wessex and e2e4 2, only one point behind. On the Sunday, we were drawn against AMCA Rhinos, who were now the only team 2 points behind us after losing on the Saturday. We were again slightly outgraded by an average of 37 points per board (FIDE) (ECF equivalent: 5 points). A draw would bring us very close to promotion; a win would make it almost certain. However, this turned out to be our only real off-day of the season. Although we did have a few chances, we were generally on the defensive and were left licking our wounds after a 1 – 5 defeat. 2 of our players suffered their first and only defeat of the season.

 

This left us in 3rd place going into the last day of the season behind Wessex and e2e4 2 by one point and ahead of North-East England and AMCA Rhinos only on tie-break. 2 other teams (Cheddleton 2 and Hackney) were one point behind us. This meant that, if we won, we would be promoted in second place at worst but would be top if the 2 leaders drew their last-day match against each other. A draw would mean relying on other results. We were drawn against Cheddleton 2 and realised immediately that our opponents would need to beat us to have a chance of promotion. Tactics were worked out and agreed and the team went in very determined. We were only marginally outgraded by an average of 7 points per board (FIDE) (ECF equivalent: 1 point). The team gave a very strong performance and were on top throughout. An early win by Robert Maguire on board 5 helped everyone to settle down. By the 1st time control, after 4 hours, a 4.5 – 0.5 winning advantage had been achieved and a draw was agreed in the final game to give us a resounding 5 – 1 victory and promotion to national Division 2.

 

e2e4 2 won the final match against Wessex to win national Division 3 with us one point behind ahead of North-East England on tie-break. Wessex claimed the last promotion place, one point further behind. Having missed out on promotion narrowly, during the final weekend, for the last 3 seasons, the team was extremely happy and relieved to achieve their longstanding goal. The whole squad should be very proud of their achievement. To reach the second tier of the national league is a superb effort, which has been gained by consistent displays by everyone to a very high standard. A continuation of these standards consistently next season should enable the team to become well-established in national Division 2.

 

Pride of place over the final weekend goes to Victor Jones, with 2 wins, and Francis Rayner, on his debut for the team, and William Jones, who both remained unbeaten in winning one game and drawing two.

 

The full team over the weekend, managed by Peter Bayliss, was as follows: 1) Victor Jones (Beths Grammar, Bexley and Lewisham CC); 2) Francis Rayner (Hastings & St. Leonard’s CC); 3) William Jones (Warwick University, Coventry and Lewisham CC); 4) Laurence Ball (Dartford & Swanley CC); 5) Robert Maguire (Sussex University, Brighton and Beckenham & Bromley CC); 6) Lyall Bayliss, Captain. The remainder of the squad over the season was: Andrew Green (Heriot-Watt University, Edinburgh and Edinburgh CC); Matthew Lunn (Durham University and Durham CC); Ankush Khandelwal (Warwick University); Dominic Foord (Oxford University and Willesden & Brent CC) and Laurence Jones (Lewisham CC).