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Event Calendar Calendar views: Default (all events) | Saturday Afternoon Events | Tournaments | County Team Matches
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.
 
July, 2017 Sat, 22 ** UK Chess Challenge Southern Gigafinal
(event runs from Sat, 22 to Sun, 23)
  Under 7 to Under 10 Boys on the Saturday;
Under 11 to Under 18 Boys and all Girls sections on Sunday.
 
Fri, 28 ** 103rd British Chess Championships
(event runs from Fri, 28 to Sun, 06)
 
Aug, 2017 Sat, 12 ** UK Chess Challenge Terafinal
(event runs from Sat, 12 to Sun, 13)
Sept, 2017 Sun, 17 ** LJCC Qualifying Tournament & Training Day
  ECF graded & London Junior Chess Championships qualifying event and training day, organised by Grand Master & Former World U18 Champion Nick Pert. U12, U10 & improvers' sections as well as training in-between each rounds. Hosted by Horris Hill School, Newbury. 10.45am - 6pm. **Spaces are strictly limited, book early to avoid disappointment**
 
Sat, 23 SAE - Langley Grammar    (Online Entry)   (Entry Form)
 
Sat, 30 SAE - Abbey Junior    (Online Entry)   (Entry Form)
 
Oct, 2017 Sat, 07 County Team Trials (U9, U11, and U11 Girls)    (Online Entry)   (Download Entry Form)
  11:30am arrival for 12:00 noon start; 6:00pm Prize Giving
 
Sat, 14 Berkshire Junior Championship
  Visit the championship section of the website, where you can enter online using Paypal.
Sun, 29 ** LJCC Qualifying Tournament & Training Day
  ECF graded & London Junior Chess Championships qualifying event and training day, organised by Grand Master & Former World U18 Champion Nick Pert. U12, U10 & improvers' sections as well as training in-between each round. Hosted at the stunning Wellington College, Crowthorne, Berkshire. 12.45pm - 6pm. Online booking available.
 
Nov, 2017 Sat, 04 SAE - Polehampton    (Online Entry)   (Entry Form)
 
Sat, 11 Berkshire squad training match    (Online Entry)
  This event will be for all county squad members. Players will be divided into two teams for a number of practice games under match conditions. Players will be expected to record their moves and help will be on hand to go over your games.
 
Sat, 18 SAE - Caversham Primary (tbc)    (Online Entry)   (Entry Form)
 
Dec, 2017 Sat, 02 SAE - Wellington College    (Online Entry)   (Entry Form)
  The event will be held in the Maths Department.
 
Sat, 16 ** London Junior Championships: Under 10 & 14
(event runs from Sat, 16 to Sun, 17)
 
Wed, 27 ** London Junior Championships: Under 8, 12, 16, 18 & 21
(event runs from Wed, 27 to Fri, 29)
 
Jan, 2018 Sat, 13 SAE - St Nicholas, Hurst    (Online Entry)   (Entry Form)
 
Sat, 20 SAE - Downsway (tbc)    (Online Entry)   (Entry Form)
Sun, 21 Grandmaster Simultaneous (tbc)    (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.
 
Sat, 27 ** South of England Junior Chess Championships
(event runs from Sat, 27 to Sun, 28)   (Download Entry Form)
  Download entry form or enter online at www.southofenglandjunior.com
SAE - Radstock    (Online Entry)   (Entry Form)
 
Feb, 2018 Sat, 03 SAE - St Michael's, Sandhurst (tbc)    (Online Entry)   (Entry Form)
 
Sat, 17 ** Wiltshire & West of England Junior Open Championships
(event runs from Sat, 17 to Sun, 18)   (Download Entry Form)
  Information from Bev Schofield (bev@schofieldhall.co.uk)
 
Sat, 24 SAE - (tba)    (Online Entry)
Mar, 2018 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
 
Apr, 2018 Sat, 21 UK Chess Challenge 'Last Chance Saloon' Qualifier
Under 11 EPSCA Final
 
Sat, 28 Under 9 EPSCA Final
 
Mon, 30 ** UK Chess Challenge Berkshire MegaFinal
 
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)