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Online Play & Tournaments
A number of Junior events are now advertised on the Chess Scotland website www.chessscotland.com under the “Junior Events” heading on the home page. Lichess www.lichess.org is also a good site for casual play and competitions but for safety, parents and carers are advised to use the security features or supervise the games.
Edinburgh Junior Online Congress
Lothian Junior Chess are holding the Edinburgh Junior Online Congress on www.lichess.org on Saturday 10th October.
The tournament will be six rounds (Swiss pairing) with 15 mins plus 5 sec time control.
Entry is £5 with a discount for Chess Scotland members. The tournament will use electronic anti-
To enter the tournament https://ti.to/lothianjuniorchess/edinburgh-
The tournament is open to all school age children living in Scotland with the usual prizes in the following sections.
Primary U300 For primary school aged players with a Chess Scotland main and allegro grade of less than 300, or who do not have a grade
Primary U600 For primary school aged players with a Chess Scotland published main and allegro grade of less than 600
Primary Open For any primary school aged player living in Scotland
Secondary U600 For secondary school aged players with a Chess Scotland published main and allegro grade of less than 600 or who do not have a grade
Open For any player of school age living in Scotland
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