Junior Blog

German schoolboy Vincent Keymer achieves highest rated performance in history by U14 year old

The Guardian newspaper has reported (April ’18) on a brilliant tournament performance by 13 year old German chess prodigy Vincent Keymer. Many thanks to Brian Lose, who is the inspiration behind the growth of chess at Highcliffe School, for sending this link to Eric Sachs: https://www.theguardian.com/sport/2018/apr/06/schoolboy-vincent-keymer-wins-grenke-open

2017 Inter-School Team Event

Eric Sachs – Junior Chess Officer Report – 27 April ’17 REPORT ON THE 2017 INTER SCHOOL TEAM EVENT     26 APRIL 2017 – VENUE WHITEHALL HOTEL. AFTER A TOTAL OF 210 GAMES OF CHESS PLAYED IN PRELIMINIARES THE 2017 RESULTS ARE: SENIOR SECTION BOURNEMOUTH GRAMMAR BEAT HIGHCLIFFE COMPREHENSIVE 12/6 JUNIOR SECTION BADEN-POWELL BEAT […]

Junior Chess Senior Competition – BGS “A” & Highcliffe head to head

These 2 strong teams make it the final 26/4/17 at Whitehall Hotel A tremendous final between Bournemouth Royal Grammar School “A” and Highcliffe is in store. Highcliffe beat their arch rivals 15 March, 4.5-1.5. So the score so far between these outstanding teams is 1-1 and both teams finished on 10/12. It could not be […]

Junior Chess Challenge started 7 Feb – Pl click on “Junior Chess”

1st round at the Library with 5 teams, 7 Feb ’17 For more information please click on “Junior Chess” main menu and then see organiser Eric Sach’s latest report