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Upcoming Events

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Saturday, September 29, 2018 - Saturday, September 29, 2018  
KJCA GP1 2018-19 (62 entries) 
Venue: Tonbridge Grammar  
Event Type: Individual Tournament
Sunday, October 7, 2018 - Sunday, February 24, 2019  
Coaching Days 2018-19 
Venue: Sevenoaks Primary School  
Event Type: Coaching Days
Sunday, October 7, 2018 - Sunday, February 24, 2019  
Level 5 All Days 
Venue: Sevenoaks Primary School  
Event Type: Coaching SubEvent Level 3-5

Recent Results

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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
Sunday, March 4, 2018 - Sunday, March 4, 2018  
GP6 2017-18 (Crosstabs)
Venue: Harris Academy Beckenham  
Event Type: Individual Tournament

News

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First Kent GP 2012/13 season

The first GP of the season (also a London Junior Qualifier) was held on Sunday 16th September at Colfe's Prep School (Horn Park Lane, London, SE12 8AW) with 69 participants competing across five sections. 

Section winners were: U8: Robert Akeya-Price (6 / 6), U10: Robert Dybowski and Danyal Warsop (5 / 6), U12: Jackson Wen (5.5 / 6), U14: Alexander Selway and Owen Messere (4.5 / 5) and  U18: Rohan Bansal (5 / 5).

Details on the remaining GPs and training days will follow shortly.




William Jones and Callum Kilpatrick competing in the World Juniors in Greece....

Best of luck to William Jones and Callum Kilpatrick (two of our Kent Juniors from the not too distant past) who are both currently playing at the World Junior Chess Championships in Athens, Greece. They are part of a strong England contingent looking to gain valuable experience.

This is one of the toughest junior tournaments in the world with every competitor (no matter their age) playing in the same group. There are many of the World's top junior GMs and IMs playing there, at the beautiful Titiana Hotel. You can follow William's and Callum's progress on this link:

Two Juniors from Kent Crowned British Junior Chess Champions 2012!

A very big well done to Arul Gupta and Jessica Wen, our new British Champions!

Arul clinched the British U11 Junior Chess title in some style. It was a very close final round against fellow Kent team mate Girinath Haridas and after a close battle, Arul emerged victorious. Girinath took an excellent second place in a very tough group.

Jessica Wen took the British Junior Girl's title in a very strong U14 section. She fought valiantly against tough opposition to clinch the title.

Congratulations to all our children who traveled all the way to North Shields to participate in the British Chess Championships this year. Everyone played super chess and it was great to see that so many made the journey. Next year the British will be held in Torquay and we hope to see lots of our juniors playing and hopefully some more titles to add to our increasing tally.

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.