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For events that have already taken place, see the Results page; for school matches, see the Leagues page.
* - indicates an event in Berkshire, but not run by BJCA; see event details for how to enter
** - indicates external event outside Berkshire
Where available, online entry is available up to 6pm the night before the event.
Entry forms will specify a date by which entries must be received.
Jan, 2018 Sun, 21 Grandmaster Simultaneous    (Download Entry Form)
  In the simultaneous display, GM John Nunn will play up to 30 players at once, moving in sequence on the 30 boards. This is a great opportunity for young players to experience playing an international grandmaster.

This event is now fully subscribed, and no further entries are possible.

Sat, 27 SAE - (tba)    (Online Entry)
** South of England Junior Chess Championships
(event runs from Sat, 27 to Sun, 28)   (Download Entry Form)
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Feb, 2018 Sat, 03 UK Chess Challenge Qualifier - St Michael's, Sandhurst    (Online Entry)   (Entry Form)
SAE - St Michael's, Sandhurst    (Online Entry)   (Entry Form)
  There are two tournaments on this day: a BJCA Saturday Afternoon Event, and a UK Chess Challenge qualifyier. Please ensure you enter the appropriate one.
Sat, 10 Training Day
  For details, please see this season's Training Programme.
Sat, 17 ** Wiltshire & West of England Junior Open Championships
(event runs from Sat, 17 to Sun, 18)   (Download Entry Form)
  Information from Bev Schofield (
Sat, 24 SAE - Polehampton (tbc)    (Online Entry)
Under 11 Girls Team event: Sussex, Kent, Wey Valley, Berkshire
Mar, 2018 Sat, 03 SAE - Downsway    (Online Entry)   (Entry Form)
Sun, 04 Bucks v. Berks (Andrew Russell Cup)
Sat, 10 Under 9 EPSCA Zone
Sat, 17 Under 11 EPSCA Zone
Sat, 24 Under 11 Girls EPSCA Final
Sat, 31 Training Day
  For details, please see this season's Training Programme.
Apr, 2018 Sat, 14 UK Chess Challenge Qualifier    (Online Entry)   (Entry Form)
  If you have yet to qualify, but wish to play in the UKCC MegaFinal, this is possibly your last chance.
Sat, 21 Under 11 EPSCA Final
Sat, 28 Under 9 EPSCA Final
Sun, 29 UK Chess Challenge Berkshire MegaFinal
  Note that you must qualify in order to enter this event.
July, 2018 Sat, 21 ** UK Chess Challenge Southern Gigafinal
(event runs from Sat, 21 to Sun, 22)
  Under 7 to Under 10 Boys on the Saturday;
Under 11 to Under 18 Boys and all Girls sections on Sunday.
Fri, 27 ** 103rd British Chess Championships
(event runs from Fri, 27 to Sun, 05)
Aug, 2018 Sat, 11 ** UK Chess Challenge Terafinal
(event runs from Sat, 11 to Sun, 12)