Girls’ Chess Championships 2019

Founded in 2014, the National Girls’ Chess Championships have surpassed expectations, year on year. This is the most dynamic national chess competition for young women: an exceptional assembly of like-minded girls.
We now look forward to the 2019 tournament and to welcoming schools from all over the country and we warmly invite new participants. Come and help us create another record-breaking year!


SOUTH: St Catherine’s School Bramley – Sunday 13 January 2019  Controller IM Andrew Martin

NORTH: Bridgewater Independent School – Saturday 12 January 2019 Controller Julian Clissold

Both events will start at 10am and finish at approximately 5pm. All teams will play five rounds against other competing teams. The Swiss pairing system will be used. Players will have 30 minutes each on the chess clock.
The finals will be held over the weekend of 6/7 April 2019 at St Catherine’s School. Overnight accommodation can be booked. The number of points scored will decide qualification and not individual match results.

Further details can be found at our website.


9.30 am Welcome LUNCH
10am -11am ROUND 1 2.30pm – 3.30pm ROUND 4
11.15am-12.15pm ROUND 2 3.45pm – 4.45pm ROUND 5
12.30pm-1.30pm ROUND 3 5pm AWARDS

Enquiries may be made to the Girls’ Tournament Director Andrew Martin :

St Catherine’s Bramley – Girls’ Schools’ Association – is proud to be a co-sponsor of ECF National Schools Team Chess Championships

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