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News Items for 2012-13
Sun, 30-JunECF U18 and U13 Championships: Excellent results for both Berkshire teams.
Sat, 11-MayUnder 11 EPSCA Final: A record equaling 36½ points for the Under 11 team at the EPSCA finals in Nottingham.
Sat, 20-AprUnder 11 EPSCA Girls: The Under 11 girls team showed the right chess philosophy on a capital day out in Highgate.
Sat, 16-MarUnder 11 EPSCA Zone: And medals for the U11 team as well.
Sun, 10-MarSCCU U/14 and U/130 Final: A very strong Oxfordshire team win by some distance.
Sat, 09-MarUnder 9 EPSCA Zone: Bronze medals for U9s in EPSCA zonal qualifier
Sun, 03-MarGirls U11 and U18 friendlies v. Wiltshire: A close-fought pair of matches against Wiltshire girls provided some excellent practice for the under 11 team, with the EPSCA final coming up soon, and a rare outing for the older girls was enjoyed by all who took part.
Sat, 02-MarInstitute of Chess Exam Success: Certificates will be presented at the next county event or BJCA tournament.
Sat, 09-FebUnder 9 Team event: Berks, Oxon, Bucks, Barnet: Berkshire U9s beat reigning national champions
Sat, 02-FebSenior Closed Tournament at Robert Piggot Junior School:
Sat, 12-JanUnder 9 Team event: Berks, Hants, Sussex, Wey Valley: U9 show their potential in season opener.
Tue, 20-NovTraining days: Professional Training Sessions Offered by BJCA to all ability groups

Due to feedback from parents, BJCA is pleased to announce a schedule of professionally-led training sessions for the 2012-13 season.

Sessions have been arranged for 8/12/12, 2/2/13 and 2/3/13. At each session different groups will be led according to ability range. A FIDE senior trainer will be with us for all 3 sessions, and a GM may even take a group on 2/2/13 if sufficient interest is expressed amongst older players.

Please note that these sessions can only go ahead if sufficient interest is registered on the enclosed form so that BJCA can understand whether these can be run on a cost neutral basis. If you are interested in supporting this initiative, please return the form to .

Sat, 10-NovNYCA Under 16: A below-strength team gain valuable experience, but find points hard to come by against tough opposition.
Sun, 23-SepNYCA Under 18 and Under 14: Berkshire's U18s missed out on a medal position by only half a point at this year's very close-fought NYCA competition.