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

DJCA Riviera tournament Sat 5th Oct 2019

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!

SECTIONS: Under 9 * U-11 * U-14 * U-18 ENTRY FEE £12.00

This event, early in the season, is for players of all standards; it is suitable as a first tournament for less experienced players. New names particularly welcome!

Watch out for quick checkmates!  Lessons here: http://devonjuniorchess.co.uk/node/95

U9s will have shorter rounds and an earlier prizegiving.

Entry form: http://devonjuniorchess.co.uk/content/devon-junior-riviera-open-tournament-2019-online-entry-form


Saturday, October 5, 2019 - 09:30


Churston Ferrers Grammar School, BRIXHAM, TQ5 0LN

Entry form: 


U9 1st Shreyas Pasupulety 6 pts * 2nd= Scarlet Burnside & Sebastian Burnside 4 pts

U11 1st Pengxiao Zhu 6 pts * 2nd Jamie Glasson 4 pts * 3rd Emma Rovenska 3.5 pts

U14 1st= Benny Bacon & Niranjana Narayanan 4.5 pts * 3rd= Caleb Caleshu & Toby Page 4pts

U18  1st Nicky Bacon 6pts * 2nd Ollie Bacon 3.5 pts * 3rd Aritra Paul 2.5 pts


Results files: 



PLAY will start at 9.30am.  The day will finish at about 5.00pm after the prize giving; this will be as soon as possible after the last round finishes. U9s will have shorter rounds and an earlier prize-giving.


TIME CONTROL is 25 minutes for each player plus 10 seconds per move; there will be 6 rounds. All players will play in all rounds (except for byes). E.P.S.C.A. Rapidplay rules will apply: http://www.epsca.org.uk/rules/epscaquickplayrules06.pdf


BRING packed lunch, drinks and BRING something to do between rounds. We plan for REFRESHMENTS to be available throughout the day. There will also be a CHESS SHOP in the morning selling books, sets and other items.


DIRECTIONS: Churston Ferrers Grammar School, Greenway Road, Brixham TQ5 OLN

From Torquay/Paignton follow signs for Brixham. You will pass the "Windy Corner" lights, the War Memorial on Churston Common and Churston Golf Club. Take the right turn just after the Golf Club and the bus stops. Churston Ferrers Grammar School is on the left and children should enter through the second entrance marked Staff Car Park.


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.


PRIZES: Trophies will be awarded to the first three places in each section. Other prizes will be awarded according to the size of the entry. Sections may be amalgamated if insufficient entries are received.


ENTRY below or ONLINE at http://devonjuniorchess.co.uk (follow Events links)
Enquiries to: Devon Junior Chess devonjuniorchess@gmail.com
DATES/FORMS for other events: http://www.onionschess.co.uk/events

We will be following local and national safeguarding procedures: see http://www.englishchess.org.uk/safeguarding-children-policy/

Entry form: http://devonjuniorchess.co.uk/content/devon-junior-riviera-open-tournament-2019-online-entry-form