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The HE Atkins Memorial Rapidplay tournament will take place on Sunday 15th October 2017 at Leicester Grammar School, Great Glen, Leicester. It will be a 6 round swiss with the following sections: Open, U165, U140, U115, U80 (U16 Juniors only). The time control is 20min + 10 secs. Full details and online entry form can be found here



Leicestershire Junior Chess training sessions take place most Saturdays throughout the year at Westleigh Christadelphian Church, Westleigh Rd, Leicester, LE3 0HH. cost £6

Please contact Paul Mottram here for more details and to book a place on this or any of the following sessions:

July 2017:

15/16th: UK Schools Chess Challenge, Northern Gigafinal, Manchester
22nd: Midland Junior Chess Championships at Leicester Grammar School - details here.://www.mccu.org.uk/eforms/mccu_jun_22jul17.pdf

Fourth Thursday of every month - Derby Furnace Evening Rapidplay

Welcomes all lovers of Chess & Real Ale! 7.15 for 7.30pm start

Furnace Inn - Winner of 'Pub of the Year' by Derby CAMRA 2014
9 Duke Street, Derby DE1 3BX
Contact James Collis here