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Devon players score for England

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News from Mr,Cross:

Over half-term, Devon junior players Caleb Caleshu, Pengxiao Zhu, James Glasson and Joe Forty represented England regional U14 or U12 teams against the equivalent full Wales International teams in Chepstow. Their combined score was 4 out of 8 and they contributed to England winning both matches.

Well done Devon!


England success

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Exeter School pupil Pengxiao Zhu took part in the EPSCA* U11 team trial in Liverpool last weekend and has been selected for the England team.  He scored 4/6 points, coming joint third in the competition.

*England Primary Schools Chess Association

UK Chess Challenge 2022

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The event dates and qualification rules for the UK Chess Challenge 2022
have been announced.


The UK Chess Challenge is the largest chess competition in the world,
with (pre-COVID) more than 100,000 children taking part in schools and
elsewhere each year.  There are different stages to the competition:
school, Megafinal, Gigafinal and Terafinal.

TBGS through to National Finals

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With a 4-2 victory over Taunton School, Torquay Boys' Grammar School have won though to the finals of the National Schools' Chess competition.

Our congratulations to them and our best wishes for the national stage of the event!

More #chess success for Devon juniors

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Congratulations to Caleb Caleshu who has won through to the U14 Terafinal of the UK Chess Challenge.  Best of luck in the final from all at Devon Junior Chess!

National Success for Devon #chess junior

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Pengxiao Zhu took part in the British Online Chess Championships in August, winning the U10 Blitz trophy and a Performance Prize for the U10 Rapidplay competition.

Many congratulations to Pengxiao from everyone at Devon Junior Chess!



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