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LJCC Finals U10/U14

Saturday 16th December & Sunday 17th December 2023

University of Westminster Marylebone Hall, 35 Marylebone Road, London NW1 5LS

Standard Play Tournaments

ECF rated, U14 Major FIDE Rated

Qualification necessary for U10 Major and U10 Minor. No qualification necessary for U14 sections.


SectionU14 MajorU14 MinorU10 MajorU10 Minor
Entry Fee£40

(£52 non-Gold Members+)


(£42.50 non-Silver Members+)


(£32.50 non-Silver Members+)


(£32.50 non-Silver Members+)

1st. Prize£200£150£150£100
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3rd. PrizeTBDTBDTrophyTrophy

Please enter early, there are no entries on the day.

Rate of Play

U10: 50 minutes plus 10 second increment from move 1

U14: 80 minutes plus 10 second increment from move 1


Please arrive by 9.30am in plenty of time to start the first round promptly.

U10 Timetable
Round 1: Saturday 9.45am
Round 5: Sunday 9.45am
Round 2: Saturday 12.30pm
Round 6: Sunday 12.30pm
Round 3: Saturday 3.00pm
Round 7: Sunday 3.00pm
Round 4: Saturday 5.30pm
Prize giving: Sunday 5.30pm

U14 Timetable
Round 1: Saturday 9.45am
Round 4: Sunday 9.45am
Round 2: Saturday 1.20pm
Round 5: Sunday 1.05pm
Round 3: Saturday 4.40pm
Round 6: Sunday 4.25pm
Prize giving: Sunday 7.30pm


University of Westminster Marylebone Hall, 35 Marylebone Road, London NW1 5LS


We hope canteen facilities will be open for breakfast from 9 am and will serve until 4pm each day. Vending machines are available.


There will be a professional bookshop on site throughout the event including sets, scorebooks, and titles specifically suited to juniors. Please see for more details.


The December rating list will be used to determine players' ratings

The U14 Minor has a rating limit of 1600

All results will be sent for Standard Play rating with the ECF

The U14 Major will also be FIDE rated


Cash prizes in all sections. Trophies for highest placed boy and girl in each section

Pairings, Sections & Clocks

All pairings will be done using swiss-manager software and displayed on Default time is 20 minutes in U14 and 15 mins in U10. After which re-pairing may be made for each player whose opponent has not arrived and for any player otherwise having a full-point bye.

In general, sections will not be merged. However, the Chief Arbiter reserves the right to merge if there is an insufficient number of entries in one or more sections. If merged, prizes will still be awarded to the participants of the original individual sections.

Digital clocks will be used in all sections and help will be given to anyone unfamiliar with them.

Behaviour, parental supervision and disclaimers

LJCC is grateful to the University for the use of their facilities. Please treat the premises with respect and follow all signs and rules as requested.

A high standard of behaviour and respect for others and property is expected at all times. Players leaving the playing area while other games are in progress should do so quietly and should not return to the playing area after their game is finished.

LJCC and its officials are unable to act in loco parentis for children. Parents/guardians/carers are responsible for their children throughout the entire duration of this event.

LJCC has adopted the ECF Safeguarding policy which can be found on the ECF website.

LJCC and helpers accept no responsibility for any damage, theft or accident to the person or property of any competitor, or other visitor at this event. Nor are they responsible for the effects of actions of anyone else attending this event.

LJCC collects personal data solely for the purposes of our events and to share some of this data with the English Chess Federation for rating purposes. Results are displayed on the LJCC website and Please see our privacy policy at

LJCC may take photographs at the event. No photographs will be published without prior permission

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