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Sat, 26-Aug42nd Berks and Bucks Chess Congress: Three firsts and a second for Berkshire Juniors!
Sat, 19-AugUK Chess Challenge TeraFinal: Some excellent results from the Berkshire Juniors who completed the final leg of the UK Chess Challenge.
Sun, 06-AugBritish Championships 2006: Results available for the 6 Berkshire Juniors who entered this year's British Championships at Swansea.
Sat, 15-JulUK Chess Challenge Southern GigaFinal: 3 Ultimos and 1 Ultima (who qualify for the TeraFinal) and 7 further TeraFinal Challenger qualifiers from Berkshire at the Southern GigaFinal.
Sat, 13-MayUnder 11 EPSCA Final: The final EPSCA Final of the year saw the Berks Under 11 team continue the good form of recent seasons.
Sun, 30-AprUK Chess Challenge Berks Megafinal: Results and full crosstab detail available for all sections at the Berkshire MegaFinal.
Sat, 01-AprUnder 9 EPSCA Final: Having won their Zonal, the U9 team find it gets tougher at the Final.
Sat, 25-MarUnder 11 EPSCA Girls: For the first time in many years, Berkshire entered a Girl's team in this EPSCA competition, and gained some valuable experience.
Thu, 23-MarUnder 9 Primary Schools Jamboree: Eagle House are convincing winners of this new event in the calendar.
Sat, 18-MarUnder 11 EPSCA Zone: Berkshire win bronze.
Sun, 12-MarUnder 14 Team Event v. Hants, Bucks, and Surrey: A final outing of the year for Under 14 players in a 4 team match as they push hard in the second round match against the always strong Surrey side.
Sat, 11-MarUnder 9 EPSCA Zone: Berkshire U9s win EPSCA South West Zonal !
Sat, 04-MarSAE - Gorse Ride: The penultimate SAE is won by Adrian Archer-Lock, his 8th trophy of the season.
Sat, 25-FebWiltshire and West of England Junior Congress: An increased Berkshire presence in Swindon this year with some outstanding results. Four tournament winners no less!
Sat, 25-FebSAE - St. Michael's: The 9th different winner this season! Roy Zhang gets his first SAE Open Section trophy after winning the blitz playoff.
Thu, 23-FebMaiden Erlegh v. Wellington College, Under 15: It's a draw!
Sat, 11-FebUK Chess Challenge Qualifying Event: Adrian Archer-Lock and George Tunstall share the honours and are amongst 14 qualifiers for this year's MegaFinal.
Sat, 04-FebSAE - Streatley Primary: Yet another new trophy winner this week as Robert Starley scores a perfect 6 / 6.
Sat, 04-FebSouth of England Chess Championships: Roy Zhang wins the under 9 section, and Matthew Wadsworth wins both the under 7 and under 8 sections, at Yateley Manor.
Sun, 29-JanUnder 11 event: Berkshire, Bucks, Hants and Sussex: A pleasing second place for the Under 11 team in the four counties challenge match.
Sun, 22-JanU/9 Wiltshire v. Berkshire: A successful day in Wiltshire for Berkshire U9s.
Sun, 22-JanU/11 Wiltshire v. Berkshire: A narrow loss to Wiltshire for the Under 11 team.
Sat, 21-JanSAE - St. Nicholas, Hurst: Adrian Archer-Lock returns to the fray and bags his 6th trophy of the season (so far).
Sat, 14-JanSAE - Mary Hare School: Another week, another new winner, as Daniel Noel takes home his first Berkshire trophy.
Sat, 14-JanMaidenhead Junior Club Girls Tournament: Congratulations to Louise Head in winning her first Berkshire tournament with an unbeaten 3.5 / 4.
Sun, 08-JanUnder 9 event: Berkshire, Bucks, Hants and Sussex: Berkshire U9's triumph in 4 counties match .
Sat, 07-JanSAE - Aldryngton: After a string of second and third places, Rachel Davey wins her first SAE by keeping cool while all about her made their grades look like random numbers.
Wed, 28-DecLondon Junior Championships (Under 8,12,16): Further good results from Berkshire players.
Sat, 10-DecLondon Junior Championships (Under 10,14): Excellent results for Berkshire Juniors, including two first places, at the London Juniors.
Sat, 10-DecSAE - Whiteknights: A second win of the season for Zach Salvini.
Sat, 03-DecSAE - Dolphin School: With sections again divided by grade, more tough competition saw only one player, Charlie Corcoran, unbeaten for his first win in the Minor Section.
Sun, 27-NovBerkshire Junior Congress: All results available.
Sun, 20-NovUnder 9 v. Barnet: A very creditable result for the under 9 team, many making their county team debut, in their first outing of the season.
Sun, 20-NovNYCA Under 15: It's like deja vu all over again, as Berkshire finish just 1 point shy of the medals at the NYCA Under 15 championships, a near exact repeat of the NYCA Under 13 event in September.
Sun, 06-NovUnder 11 Berks v. Herts: An exellent start to the season for the under 11 team against a strong Hertfordshire team.
Sat, 05-NovSAE - Caversham Primary: Two very closely fought sections (divided by grade, for the first time), both requiring a blitz game showdown, from which locals Richard Smith and Charlie Powell emerged triumphant.
Sat, 22-OctSAE - Reading School: Having rested for a week, Adrian Archer-Lock returned to the fray, and posted another unbeaten 6 ⁄ 6.
Sun, 16-OctBucks Junior Congress: Excellent results for the 5 Berks juniors who travelled to High Wycombe to try their hand at one of the tough London qualifying events.
Sun, 16-OctUnder 15 event: Berkshire, Barnet, Sussex and Wiltshire: With several top players missing, and up against more highly graded opponents, a string of zeroes on the scorecard might have been predicted, but instead ...
Sat, 15-OctSAE - Downs School: A change at the top as Zach Salvini wins his first SAE with a perfect 7 ⁄ 7.
Thu, 13-OctPrimary Schools Jamboree: Caversham Primary repeat their victory of last season, with Eagle House also reprising their second place performance.
Sat, 08-OctSAE - Trinity, Newbury: Another 100% score and a notable hat-trick for Adrian Archer-Lock.
Sun, 02-OctUnder 9 Trial: Roy Zhang continued his excellent start to the season with another unbeaten 6/6.
Sun, 02-OctUnder 11 Trial: James Holland picks up where he left off last season, and scores a perfect 6/6.
Sat, 01-OctSAE - Maiden Erlegh: Adrian Archer-Lock remains unbeaten this season, and adds another trophy to his collection.
Sun, 25-SepNYCA Under 13: An excellent team performance at this annual jamboree saw Berkshire finish just a single point short of a podium place.
Sat, 24-SepSAE - Polehampton: Freddie Flintoff isn't the only one who knows how to score great sixes - Both Adrian Archer-Lock and Roy Zhang won the Open and Under 9 sections respectively with 6/6.