DJCA Devon Individual Championships and Schools Competition 2022

Sections and ages

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

Our annual individual championships and U9/U11 Schools' Team Competitions.

Don't be put off because it says 'Championships' -- players of all standards come and enjoy playing on the day!

==> Online entry form (PDF below)


Saturday, December 3, 2022 - 09:30


Teign School, Kingsteignton TQ12 3JG


Devon Junior Chess Championships 2022 and Schools Team Tournament 2022



CORONAVIRUSMasks encouraged at all times inside the venue. Hand sanitiser will be available.
Please do not attend if you have COVID-19 symptoms (which are different this year and can resemble a cold). 

  • PLAY will start at 9.30am.
    Please arrive in good time. 
    The day will finish at about 5.00pm after the prize giving.
    This will be as soon as possible after the last round finishes.
    Prizegiving for U9s will be earlier.

  • TIME CONTROL is 20 minutes per player per game with 10s increment per move.
  • 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.

Please note that the organisers are only responsible for children inside the chess playing areas. 
Players must have someone to supervise them in the rest area.
Please bring something to do between rounds.

We will be following local and national safeguarding procedures:

  • 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.
  • FACILITIES: We are hoping to arrange a refreshment stall offering hot and cold drinks and snacks.
  • There will be a CHESS SHOP selling books, sets and other items.
  • Entries online below or by post using the attached form by THURS 1st Dec 2022. 
    Entry Fee: £15
    EARLY BIRD DISCOUNT £12.50 before Sat 26th Nov 2022
    LATE ENTRIES will be accepted only in exceptional circumstances, when they will be subject to a £5 surcharge.
  • Enquiries to: Devon Junior Chess as below



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 (*).