Merseyside Junior Chess Congress - June 2018

Merseyside Junior Chess Congress - June 2018

Todays Merseyside Junior Chess Congress held In Merchant Taylors Girls School in Crosby saw some quality chess and some great performances from over 50 juniors.
A huge Thank You to Merchant Taylors for providing the fantastic venue once again which us perfect for these events.

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Welcome to the Merseyside Junior Chess Webpage!

Welcome to the Merseyside Junior Chess Webpage!

Junior Chess on Merseyside exists in many forms and we are always looking for more juniors to join in. Junior Chess on Merseyside consists of:

  • Junior Chess League
  • Junior Chess Congresses
  • Merseyside Junior County Teams
  • Junior Chess Training days

The Merseyside Junior Chess team is formed from many chess clubs, schools and individuals from all over Merseyside with players from the age 6 to 16 many of whom then go onto play in the Merseyside adult league and National Chess competitions.

Any junior chess player whether a member of a club, school or not can enrol to take part in the Merseyside Junior Chess Congresses or Training events and have the chance to qualify for the Merseyside Junior team and play in competitions against other county teams from across the UK.

Merseyside currently has and Under 14, Under 11 and Under 9 team that compete in National competitions.

If you or your school are interested in getting involved in the Merseyside Junior Chess Program and want to be kept up to date with Junior Chess on Merseyside, please fill in the contact form below or follow this link: Registration Form, Create an Account

Have a look at the Merseyside Junior Chess League 2017/2018

Junior Chess Clubs in Merseyside include:

School chess clubs in Merseyside:

  • Merchant Taylors
  • Sacred Heart
  • Green Park
  • William St York
  • Netherton Moss
  • Wavertree
  • Forefield
  • Bluecoat

See the Chess in Schools Website:

Merseyside Junior Chess Organiser:
Jim Gallagher
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phone: 07789-924983


Wirral Juniors are Merseyside Junior Champions 2018

The Merseyside junior chess league had another round of fixtures yesterday at Merchant Taylor Junior Boys school which leaves just a couple of games outstanding for this season.

The title was decided yesterday with the tightest of outcomes possible at the top. Wirral Juniors and Liverpool Knights both finished the season with 13 points from a possible 14 points after drawing with each other early in the season and winning all other matches. Wirral scored 28.5 board victories through the season and Liverpool Knights 28.0

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