About us


The Association is a small committee of volunteers to promote junior chess in the county. It organises tournaments and coaching days for players of all abilities from those who are new to competitive chess right through to those who play at county level. Players from the age of 7 through to those in their teens take part in the events and come from many schools and the junior clubs that exist in the county. The association selects and runs county Under 11 and Under 9 teams.

There are also events for over 11s run on behalf of the Devon County Chess Association which includes the County Under-14 team.

We depend on volunteers to make our events run smoothly -- can you help us out one day?

Devon Junior Chess Association was founded in 1997 as the Devon Primary Schools Chess Association by Tim Onions (OnionsChess website), Victor Cross and colleagues.