Forthcoming events

Title Venue About Entry form
Saturday, March 16, 2019 (All day) DJCA Spring Open Churston Ferrers Grammar School TQ5 0LN

Devon Junior Chess Association Spring Open tournament with U9, U11 and Under 14 sections.

PDF icon DJCA Spring Open Entry Form 2019.pdf
Sunday, June 9, 2019 (All day) Devon Delancey UK Chess Challenge Megafinal Torquay Boys' Grammar School, Shiphay Manor Drive TQ2 7EL

Qualification needed for all primary age groups.

Online entry will soon be available on the UK Chess Challenge website for this event - watch this space!



There are tournaments and coaching days held in the county. Use this site to get information about events including those organised by the Devon Junior Chess Association.
For adult chess events and news see the Chess Devon website; the junior news is here and should have results from previous tournaments.

A note about the Devon Junior Chess Association:
This association exists to promote junior chess in the county. It organises tournaments and coaching days for players of all abilities from those who are new to competitive chess right through to those who play at county level. Players from the age of 7 through to those in their teens take part in the events and come from many schools and the junior clubs that exist in the county. The association selects and runs county Under 11 and Under 9 teams.

There are also events for over 11s run on behalf of the Devon County Chess Association which includes the County Under-14 team.

Past events

Title About Results
Saturday, January 12, 2019 (All day) West of England & South Wales Team Jamboree

Invited / selected players only

Thursday, January 3, 2019 (All day) Abbey School Chess Day

Chess Day for those in years 3 to 7 inclusive organised within the School holiday club, run by Tim Onions and Victor Cross. Entry will include the chess tournaments, a swimming session in the schools' heated indoor pool and lunch will be provided. To enter go to

Sunday, December 9, 2018 - 00:30 Devon Junior Championships

Premier tournament for juniors in Devon, includes U9 and U11 school team competitions.
See attached for all the details and a link to the DJCA page to enter.

Sunday, November 18, 2018 - 09:30 Torquay Boys' Grammar School 2nd Open Junior Tournament

Online entry at the DJCA website:

Saturday, October 6, 2018 - 09:30 DJCA Riviera Tournament

Entry online or by post - entry form attached.