Worcestershire Chess Association

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Worcestershire Junior Chess


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Upcoming junior chess tournaments

Junior and community chess clubs in Worcestershire


Worcestershire Junior Chess Academy, the longest established junior club in the county, has a history stretching back to 2004. It is open during school terms on alternate Saturday mornings at King's School Worcester. Head coach is Simon Berry. Use the tab at the top to see more information.


Alvechurch Library Chess Club is a community club. Information for Autumn 2021 will be here soon. Contact Nigel Towers for more information.


Bewdley Chess Club is a community club meeting on Wednesday lunchtimes. The coach is John Wrench. Use the tab at the top to see more information.


Worcestershire Squad Team for online chess. Worcestershire junior players have an online squad for online tournaments and playing other counties on lichess.org. Contact Nigel Towers, if you would like to play.


Schools with chess clubs including schools entering Worcestershire Megafinal of UK Chess Challenge

Blessed Edward Oldcorne High School, Worcester
King's St Alban's, Worcester

King's School, Kings Hawford, Worcester

King's School Worcester

King Edward VI School Camp Hill, Birmingham

King Edward School Birmingham


County news


Worcestershire Squad in Blitz online team battles

1 Nov 2021. The squad was eighth ahead of Notts Robin Hood and Bucks. Highest Worcestershire scorer was Michelle Zhu.

4 Oct 2021. The squad was sixth ahead of Notts Robin Hoods, Bucks and Bristol. Highest scorer for Worcestershire was Cameron Henry on 14 points.

Cameron Henry reaches national finals

18 Aug 2021. Cameron Henry, who was coached by WJCA chess coach Simon Berry is on his way to the UK Chess Challenge Terafinal in September. Read more at Worcester News.

Worcestershire Juniors in 20th Blitz online team battle

2 Aug 2021. ScarlettsGambit held the flag for Worcestershire, but the team were outgunned. Full results.

Former Worcestershire junior champion wins national competition

29 Jul 2021. Manvith Sandhu was first in the British under-2000 online championships on tie-break with 5 points in the 6-round competition. See full results.

Worcestershire Juniors in 7th Blitz online team battle

5 Jul 2021. For the first time for many years, Worcestershire entered a junior team competition. Worcestershire Squad team were sixth equal with Buckinghamshire. The battle was won by Hampshire Junior Chess Association. Full results.

Worcestershire Juniors battle Manchester

8 May 2021. Worcestershire juniors put up a brave fight agaist the much larger and powerful Mancunians, but going down 147-265. Dillan Duke (WJCA), Josh Clarke (WJCA) and Cameron Henry (Kidderminster) scored for their county.


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