Chandlers Ford Junior Chess Club
Chandler’s Ford Junior Chess Club was started in 2015.
Chandler’s Ford Junior Chess Club runs on School Term days –Wednesdays from 6.30pm until 7.30pm, in Places Leisure Centre, Passfield Ave, Eastleigh SO50 9NL.
- Junior/Adult League matches
- We currently have 20 active juniors. Our Junior club is registered with chess kid and will provide a username to play interclub Tournaments.
Contact Junior Chess Club:- Contact Maha Mob: 07858464846 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Hampshire Junior Chess Training and Tournament. See Hampshire Junior Chess Association website https://www.hjca.org.uk/
Winchester Junior Chess Blitz, Sunday 15th December 2019
We have a Winchester Chess Blitz Junior Championships coming up at the The venue at Unit 12, Winnall Valley Road, Winchester on 15th December 2019.
SO23 0LD is close to the Junction 9 and only 3 minutes from M3.
It starts at 10.50am and finishes at 4pm(latest).
The time control will be 10 minutes for each player.There is ample free parking on-site.
There are excellent cash and medal prizes and free lunch and free refreshments to the players!
The event is heavily sponsored by the
Winchester Junior Chess Club, Chandlers Ford Junior Chess Club, Community Centre Unit 12 (https://www.unit-12.org/about-unit-12)
Maha Chandar and Lucas Piecha are the tournament organisers.
Full details are given on the link below which includes entry form.
Please find enclosed an entry form.Print, write, make photo and send us again.
Regards Lukasz Piecha
Download all attachments as a zip file
South of England Junior Chess Congress January 25, 2020
The South of England Junior Chess Congress takes place at Yateley Manor School on January 25, 2020 . It is organised by IM Andrew Martin- Enter via the official web site https://www.southofenglandjunior.com/
ECF Under-18 Online County Championship 21st November 2020
Hampshire Juniors Team Manager Maha Chandar is looking for more Under-18s to play in the County Championship on Saturday 21st November 2020.
ECF online Under 18 County Championship
The English Chess Federation Online Under 18 County Championship will be on Saturday 21st November 2020. Our own chess club member Maha Chandar is Hampshire’s Team Manager. Hampshire are looking for Juniors to play in the Under 18 County Championship, and entries must be in by 9pm on Wednesday 18th November. See The ECF website’s Online Entry Form
‘Where’ and when
The English Chess Federation Online Under-18 County Championship will be on Saturday, 21st November 2020, starting at 11:00. It is a team Swiss format.
Round 1 – 1100; Round 2 – 1200; Round 3 – 1300; Round 4 – 1400; Round 5 – 1500; Round 6 – 1600; Round 7 – 1700
See below for further information, as given on the ECF web Page for the event:
The time limit is all moves in 10 minutes, plus 5 seconds per move. The expected maximum duration of each game is 30 minutes, but they may take longer in the case of a long game. A player whose game is not started within 10 minutes of the actual start time for their round will lose their game by default.
Each team will be represented by 6 players in total, from four categories –
- Category A Under 18 – Born 01/09/2002 or later, 2 players + up to 2 reserves
- Category B Under 18 Girls – Born 01/09/2002 or later, 2 players + up to 2 reserves
- Category C Under 11 – Born 01/09/2009 or later, 1 player + up to 1 reserve
- Category D Under 11 Girls – Born 01/09/2009 or later, 1 player + up to 1 reserve
If your child fits into one of these categories and would like to represent Hampshire then please contact our Team Manager who is Maha Chandar.
Maha may be contacted via email@example.com, 07858-464846.
The team on the left-hand side of a match in the pairings will be white on the odd-numbered boards, and the board order of each match will be the following:
Boards 1 & 2 – Category A
Boards 3 & 4 – Category B
Board 5 – Category C
Board 6 – Category D
The games, as mentioned, will be on chess.com, but there are other, technical requirements to ensure fair play and event integrity.
Players need to be connected to the tournament Zoom call before and throughout their games. Webcams, microphones, and speakers to be switched on. See the ECF website Page for full details.
The links within the article above will take you to the relevant websites, but for handy reference they are listed together below:
Under 18 County Championship Results 21 November 2020
The Hampshire Under-18 Team played in the online County Championship on Saturday 21st November 2020. The Hampshire Juniors team is organised by Maha Chandar, who runs the Chandler’s Ford Junior Chess Club.
Hampshire scored 17 game points and came 9th. Warwickshire came first with 31.5 game points. See the Results on the Chess-Results.com website.
Maha tells us she enjoyed the tournament and watching the games all day, and that although there was a delay, she thought that the English Chess Federation organised the event well.
The Championship was held online on chess.com, and the teams of six competed in 7 Rounds. The time control for the games was ten minutes initially per player per game plus an increment of 5 seconds per move.
Hampshire v Berkshire Juniors Saturday 31st October 2020
Dear chess parent,
Your child in invited to play in HJCAs very first Saturday Afternoon Event (SAE).
This is a rated friendly match versus our neighbours, Berkshire Junior Chess Association (BJCA).
This will take place on the Lichess Arena and use the Team Battle format.
Please ask your child to register at
If they are not already registered for HJCA then please visit https://lichess.org/team/hampshire-junior-chess-association and submit a Join request.
We are planning further SAEs which will incorporate Zoom training sessions from experienced coaches.
Chandler’s Ford Junior Chess Club
Links to the team and the event on lichess.org:
Also see the Hampshire Junior Chess Association website.
Hampshire Juniors Victory in Team Battle
The Team Manager of the Hampshire Juniors , Maha Chandar, reports that the Hampshire Juniors won their online Team Battle on lichess.org against the Berkshire Juniors team 322 points to 208. The Saturday Afternoon Event on 31st October 2020 was a Team Battle tournament , a team version of the lichess.org Arena tournaments. The Event was a 2-hour tournament. Well done Hampshire! 54 players took part. See the tournament results list in full at: https://lichess.org/tournament/sR5uGBiB
There are some impressive statistics from the tournament: