For players who were under 18 on 1 September 2016 the Staffordshire junior chess championship will be held at Hassell school, Newcastle-under-Lyme on Sunday 20 November.
Those taking part should play six games of chess during the day and will have have 30 minutes for all moves in each game. The first games begin at 9.30 and winners prizes will be presented at 5 pm.
Age groups are under 7 (year 2 and below), under 8, under 9, under 10, under 11, under 12, under 14, under 16 and under 18. As far as practical players will only play against opponents from the age group they compete in. There should be prizes for everyone who scores at least half a point during the day.
It will be held at:
Hassell primary school,
Newcastle under Lyme,
This championship is also a county teams qualifier so eligible players who do their best here might be invited to be part of the Staffordshire junior team.
Traci Whitfield and I would like you to take part. If you decide to do so, please complete and return the entry form by Thursday 17 November.
Details and entry forms