Please note, the Colchester Grand Prix scheduled for May 2nd has been cancelled due to the Corona Virus.
Essex Junior Chess Association seeks to promote the game of chess for players aged under 18 throughout the county of Essex, including the London Boroughs of Havering, Barking and Dagenham, Redbridge, Waltham Forest and Newham.
EJCA run tournaments and coaching sessions, and enter teams in national competition in several age ranges.Learn more about EJCA
Congratulations to Mae Catabay who played for the England Team at the recent ‘European Blitz and Rapid Chess Championship’ in Tallinn, Estonia.
The Essex Under 11s competed at the EPSCA Under 11 East Zone at Sir John Cass Foundation Primary School, in Aldgate, London on 9th March 2018.
On 23rd March 2019 a 14-strong team of girls travelled to Solihull to represent Essex in the Inter-Association Under 11s Girls Championship.
Check our links page for a comprehensive list of useful chess websites and resources.View useful links
Click the link below to view our forthcoming tournament list. Entry forms are available to download for each tournament.Download entry forms