Devon Junior Chess Championships 2017

U9 U11 U14 U18 sections


PLAY will start at 9.30am. The day will finish at about 5.15pm after the prize giving; this will be as soon as possible after the last round finishes. Please arrive in good time.

TIME CONTROL is 30 minutes per player per game. Everyone plays in all 6 rounds (except for byes). EPSCA Rapidplay rules will apply:

DEVON SCHOOLS’ U11 & U9 TEAM CHAMPIONSHIPS: Team lists of 5 players from the same school to be handed in by the start of round 2. The scores of the 5 players will be totalled at the end to find the school champions in the U11 and U9 sections.

COUNTY TEAM SELECTION: Performances will be used to help select the Devon teams.

FACILITIES: Hot FOOD will be available courtesy of the school kitchen, e.g. roast turkey dinner & sweet £9.50 adults £6.50 child, vegetarian options, drinks and snacks also available.
There will be a CHESS SHOP selling books, sets and other items.

SUPERVISION: We will be responsible for players' safety and behaviour only in the playing rooms.  Please arrange for the players to be supervised by a parent, carer or other adult in the rest area and especially outside. BRING something to do between rounds.

PRIZES: Trophies will be awarded to the first three places in each section.
Other prizes may be awarded according to the size of the entry.



Saturday, December 9, 2017 - 09:30


Teign Academy, Kingsteignton TQ12 3JG DIRECTIONS: From Exeter: take the A380 towards Torquay at Telegraph Hill. After approx 9 miles, take the B3195 left into Kingsteignton. Pass the Ten Tors Public house on the left and turn right into (*) Strap Lane next to a fenced football field. Follow the road to a mini roundabout with a toll house. Here turn left and the school entrance is on the left. From Torquay: take the second Kingsteignton exit from the A380. Continue to junction and turn right. Continue past the Ten Tors Pub and turn right into Strap Lane – directions then as above (*).

Entry form: 


Prize-winners U9 championship 1st Cameron Owens * 2nd Max Kaye * 3rd= Bailey Owens (Best U8), Oliver Tagg, Owen Ye * Best Girl Serena Bovey U9 Team champions Kingsbridge CPS U11 Championship 1st Toby Page * 2nd= Benjamin Bacon, Joshua Keay (Best U10) * Best Girl Eleanor Wang U11 Team champions Exeter Junior School U15 Championship 1st James Gibb * 2nd= Oliver Bacon & Kieran Raine * Best girl Niranjana Narayanan U18 Championship 1st Vignesh Ramesh * 2nd= Leif Hafsted & Isaac Kennedy- Bruyneels

Results files: 

Devon Junior Chess Championships 2017 ONLINE ENTRY FORM