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UK Chess Challenge Gigafinals 2011

July 10th and 16th

Congratulations to all the Welsh juniors who go through to the Final stage of the UK Chess Challenge.


Ultimas Megan Owens Under 16 Girls,  Imogen Turvey-Cross Under 10 Girls, Stephanie du Toit Under 9 Girls

Ultimo Ben Thomas Under 11 Boys

These players have qualified for the Terafinal.


Eva Los came Jnt 2nd Under 15 Girls.

Alyssa Wang came 2nd Under 11 Girls

Emily Wang came 2nd in the Under 7 Girls actually beating the winner on the way.

Shayana Sivarajasingham, Aishwarya Lutchman-Singh and Savanna Dickens came Jnt 3rd Under 8 Girls.

Nicholas Evans came 2nd in the Under 12 Boys

Owen Bennett  2nd and Nyasha Katsande 3rd Under 11 Boys.

These players all go through to the Challengers Event which runs simultaneously with the Terafinal.

Junior chess activities are generously supported by a

 grant from the

Welsh Assembly