Grand Prix Online event 1: Agamya 3rd place in the Major, Varun wins Intermediate with Rithvik Second and George takes 3rd place in the Starter section. Great performances.


Great work by our girls:

Angelica finishes 3rd (of 80) in the 'She Plays to Win' tournament. Samiksha gets BEST GIRL in the under 8 Tera Final!! (See gallery for picture). Agamya is second best girl in U18 Tera Final (8 girls in the section  - 4 from our club!)

Player of the year Angelica reaches final five of 'She Plays to Win' tournament from 80 players with this crushing win.


Club awards announced:

Player of the Year: Angelica Rowe

Coaches Special Award: Rithvik Gururaj

Most Improved Player: Suhrith Yerabati

Long Service Award: Sara Hussain

Below Right: Rithvik and the Special Award


Below Left: Our player of the year Angelica.

Below Middle: Most improved player Suhrith Yerabati

Below Far right: Long Service Award Sara Hussain










Three way match against York and Offenbach ends Offenbach 8.5, York 5.5, Leeds 4. Disappointing result but some great games. Download all results and links to Leeds' games here.


In a historic online match Leeds Junior Chess Club played Offenbach juniors from Germany in a 10 board match. A tense encounter - it ended 5-5!! Time control was 45 mins.

Download results here.



Our return match v York is a sensational 9-1 win!

See a selection of the games here.


Our first ever online match against York Juniors ends with narrowest of wins! 5.5-4.5.

Download full results here.

See some games here.


Club is now on line at Lichess!

Make a lichess account for free, go to community - teams and search Leeds, and ask to join the team.

UK Chess Challenge 2020 Club competition - 28 took part! Results can be found here.

Well done Fraser Yang Turner who won.

Pictures are here.

Here is a list of mega final qualifiers.

Fraser Yang Turner

Rithvik Gururaj

Narita Hara

Sahil Agrawal

Quraan Sharukh

Samiksha Yerabati

Spencer Yang Turner

Shravan Vidhya

Siddhant Mukerjee

Shrivasthan Sasikumar

Tinh Nguyen

Timi Kayode

Miraya Vyas

Olivia Roebuck

Prisha Ashok



Christmas Blitz winners:

Beginners' Group: Sahil Agrawal

Senior Group: Aditya Krishnan

Beginners' Group Results download here

Senior Group Results Download here


Well done to Samiksha who has qualified for the London Junior Chess Championships!






Fabulous performance by Samiksha at the English Girls Chess Championships!  (3.5/6 in the Under 9 section) Results link







































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