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22nd May 2020: Junior Newsletter 6 is available

Nikki gives advice on online chess activities and teaching for kids, and reports on excellent junior performances in the pre-lockdown Dorset Rapidplay.

8th Mar: Junior Newsletter 5 is available

Nikki reports on a busy period for junior chess, including the 2020 Dorset Junior Championship, what is coming up in the near future and gives practical advice for aspiring chess players and parents.

15 Jan: Junior Newsletter No. 4 now available

This newsletter explains entries now possible to enter the B&DCL Inter-Schools Championship (1st round matches 2 & 9 March ’20). 5 schools have registered so far.

Nikki also promotes the Dorset Junior Chess Championships in Bournemouth on 20 Feb ’20.

And there is a South of England Junior Chess Congress at Yateley, Hants 25-26 Jan ’20

28 Nov: Junior Newsletter No. 3 now available

This newsletter welcomes entries for the B&DCL Inter-Schools Championship, senior teams and term 2. There is also news on a Ladder Tournament at the successful Saturday morning sessions at the Castlepoint Library, Bournemouth. Finally, organiser Nikki Forster has given Puzzle No.1 with 24 to complete between now and Christmas!

25 Oct: Junior Newsletter No. 2 now available

This 2nd Newsletter includes news about a junior chess initiative at Southbourne Chess Club, for 7 weeks starting 8 Nov ’19. Please click on the link immediately below.

3 Oct: Nikki Forster issues Junior Newsletter No. 1

Nikki is planning to issue regular newsletters with all the latest news on Junior Chess in Dorset. Please click on the link below to view her first one.