Norwich Junior Chess Club

The 7 winners of the junior club leagues in October 2019

The 7 winners of the junior club leagues in October 2019

Norfolk Champion

Gordon Scott has become the first (but we hope not the last) ex-Norwich Junior Club Player to become 2015 Norfolk Champion. Congratulations Gordon!

Hooded sweatshirts and tee shirts

Hooded sweatshirts and tee shirts with the Norwich Junior Chess Club logo are now available to buy from Birds Team Wear.

General Information

The junior branch of the Norfolk and Norwich Chess club; this meets on Saturday mornings at Colman Junior School, South Park Avenue NR4 7UE, from 10-12, and is run by Stephen Orton, Matthew Perry and David Elsey. Girls and boys aged from 6 to 18 are all welcome, with training given to all from beginner to expert.

We have matches against other clubs, internal leagues and other competitions, we run trips to local chess events, and members are regularly selected to play for Norfolk and sometimes for England as well. Anyone interested should initially contact Stephen on 01603 451572 , to check arrangements.

Under-17 boys

Recent successes include:

At the Norfolk Junior Championships 2018-19:
Under-9 Champion, Ahmed Mohammed
Under-11 Champion, Arthur Dannatt
Joint Under-18 Champion, winner of the Mike Poulton Shield, Ben Sadler

At the Norwich Junior Congress 2019:
Winner of the Challengers Section, Benjie Perry
Winner of the Intermediate Section, Freddie Dannatt
Joint Winner of the Novices Section, Shaiya Thirumurugarajah

At the 2019 Uk Chess Challenge Megafinal:
Winners all!
Under-18 Boys Ben Sadler
Under-17 Boys Kian Moghaddas
Under-14 Girls Eve Boulter-Dolder
Under-12 Boys George Lyall
Under-11 boys Benjie Perry
Under-8 Girls: Ruby Perry

The overall winner of the Norfolk Junior Grand Prix 2018-19 was Ben Sadler.