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Club Awards 2023
Player of the Year: Nathan Madzia (below right)
Most Improved Player: Christopher Beatham (Below Centre)
Coaches Special Award: Sofia Daysh.

Club Summer Blitz:
1st: Navaneeth Sasikumar
2nd: Varun Nayak
3rd: Nathan Madzia

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Grand Prix Event 3. Well done everyone from the club who took part (picture below).
Congratulations Sri Sasikumar who won the Major section and is the 2023 Grand Prix Champion.
Congratulations Sofia Daysh who won the Novice section.


Grand Prix Event 3 Honours Board:
Nathan Madzia 2nd Major
Vidyuth Kavin Sudagar Winner Intermediate
Amandeep Singh 3rd Intermediate
Samarth Mishra Winner Minor
Raphael Stamolampros 3rd Minor
Parin Mangal U14 Minor
Well done everyone - 21 players took part from the club.

Thanks to all those who played in our match v Ilkley Juniors recently. An opportunity for players under 1100 to play in a match. Team of 20 players and 4 games each.
Final Score Leeds JCC 50 Ilkley CC 30
Leeds Junior Chess Club is National Club of the Year! 

Our club has been named as the National Club of the Year by the English Chess Federation. An incredible achievement - well done to everyone. You can read the citation and all the awards here.


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UKCC MegaFinal - we had 38 players taking part with 24 qualifiers for the GigaFinal! We had 8 section winners.
U18: Toby Quaite
U12: Nathan Madzia
U12 Girls: Diyaa Vattigunta
U11 Boys: Christopher Beatham
U11 Girls: Samiksha Yeribati
U10 Boys: Sri Sasikumar
U8 Boys: Adamjeet Singh
U8 Girls: Sofia Daysh
Full Honours Board here


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