Saturday 18 May sees 'My first Chess Competition' at Bristol City Hall - designed for some of the 1,600 children who are learning chess every week in schools in our region. It is an informal chess competition for those who have some basic knowledge of the game.
Sunday 19 is the Bristol Junior Chess Championship - first time in 17 years the event has been held. It's designed for the more experienced player, those who attend their weekly school chess club and are a reasonable level.
Potential competitors can enter here:
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