Yorkshire Chess Association


Year Book 2018-19 Contents

Calendar of Events Results/Reports


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Accuracy of club information &

Yearbook: further copies

Message from the President

Officers 2019-20

YCA Honorary Life Members

Annual Fees (as revised 2019)

County Match Fees (as revised 2019)

YCA League Fixtures 2019-2020

YCA League Match Venues

Match Correspondents ‑ Woodhouse Cup

Match Correspondents ‑ IM Brown

Match Correspondents ‑ Silver Rook

Secretaries of Competing Clubs

Junior Chess Contacts

Contact Details Index

Chess Clubs/Organisations in Yorkshire

ECF Aug 2019 Grading List Extract

Notes on Grading List Extract

List of Clubs in Yorkshire-based Leagues

League Tables & Match Results 2018-19

County Match Results 2018-2019

Correspondence Chess 2018-19

Yorkshire Junior Activity 2018-19

Recent Winners of YCA Events

YCA Constitution

YCA League Rules (as revised 2019)

Index to Rules

Individual Championship Rules

Event Calendar 2019-20

Yorkshire Individual Championship 2020

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York Junior Chess Day 2019


This annual chess event was held on Saturday 28th September 2019 at Archbishop Junior School, Bishopthorpe, York.  The Lord Mayor of York, Councillor Janet Looker, opened the event.  56 children from all over Yorkshire took part, grouped into two sections with a mixture of chess coaching and a Swiss competition.  Competition results were as follows.


Section A: Novices

- run by Peter Cloudsdale and Neven Buric


Section B: More Advanced

- run by Noel Stewart and Dan Staples


Bertie Leatham

(York) aged 6 years



Samiska Yerebati

(Leeds) aged 7


Claudia Jozofowska




Natasha Pointon



Nataniel Hershelwood




Suhrith Yerebati



Grace Meyers




Daniel Clayton



Wesley Forsyth




Daniel Meredith



Joe Meredith




Bradley Triffitt



All players were presented with a certificate.



Many thanks to the school for excellent facilities and refreshments, to all the helpers, and to Chess and Bridge for support with prizes.


An enjoyable day was had by all.


Peter Cloudsdale

White Rose Junior Chess Academy

28th September 2019