"Wisely and slow. They stumble that run fast." -- William Shakespeare, Romeo and Juliet.


Sections and ages

Age on Aug 31 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18
Section U9 U9 U9 U9 U11 U11 U13/ U14 U13/
U18 U18 U18 sorry!

This is not a DJCA event but we are pleased to recommend it and you can enter on this web page


We are again holding a junior tournament open to all at Torquay Boys’ Grammar School on 18 th
November. This tournament is open to all those aged under 18 on 1 st September 2018.
Sections U18, U15, U14,U13,U12,U11,U10, and U9. Sections will be merged if there are insufficient
entries in an age group.


Sunday, November 18, 2018 - 09:15


Shiphay Manor Drive, Torquay Devon TQ2 7EL Directions If you are using SATNAV the postcode of the school is TQ2 7EL. As you reach the end of the South Devon Highway from Exeter / Newton Abbot turn right up the Torbay Ring Road for about one mile and at the first roundabout turn left into Shiphay Lane. The school is about ¾ mile down the hill on the right at traffic lights. Follow the main drive down to the bottom where there is parking available.

Entry form: 


U7 1st: Seha Konara

U8 1st: Pengxiao Zhu; 2nd: Timothy Clarkson

U9 1st: Bailey Owens; 2nd=: Benjamin Ledwidge & Serena Bovey

U10 1st: Cameron Owens; 2nd=: Luke Giddings & Oscar Los

U11 1st: Caleb Caleshu; 2nd: Joshua Keay; 3rd: Einar Bonnevier

U12 1st: Alfie Sequiera; 2nd=: Suhayl Abdalla & Aarv Paul

U13 1st=: Tom Bracey, Thomas Leyman & Niranjana Narayanan

U14 1st: Tom Lewis; 2nd: Bradley Holland

U15 1st=: Jack Baxter & Myles Harrison

U18 1st: Isaac Kennedy-Bruyneels; 2nd: Ben Sturt; 3rd: Oliver Mortimer

Results files: 


Trophies will be awarded to the first three places in each section. Where sections are amalgamated
there will be an award for the highest placed individual in each age group. Other prizes will be
dependent on the size of the entry. Certificates will be awarded to all competitors.
This will start at 10am and the day will finish at about 4.30pm with the prize giving; this will be as
soon as possible after the conclusion of the final round games. All players play in all rounds except
for byes. Age will be taken as at 1st. September 2018. Clocks will be used in all sections; 25 minutes
per player per game; where digital clocks are used in older age groups 20 mins + 10 seconds per move
(Fischer time) per player. EPSCA Rapidplay rules will apply in the U11 age groups.
There will be a range of hot and cold drinks, cakes, and snacks on sale. Also sandwiches made to
Chess Stall
There will be a stall, supplied by Tim Onions, selling sets books and other chess merchandise (cash
sales only).
Please note that the organisers are only responsible for children inside the chess playing areas.
Closing date for entry strictly by midnight on Thursday November 15th.
No entries will be accepted after this.
Entries will be listed on the DJCA website in the run up to the event.
Any questions or enquiries to Tim Onions by e mail: http://devonjuniorchess.co.uk/contact or http://onionschess.co.uk/contact

Entry fee: £12 per player