Worldwide Chess Festival to be held on the last Saturday. Changes in the League's group system announced.
Incredible finish in Division East: Этюд (Etud, Ekaterinburg, Russia) and SHARP KIDS Under 8 (Philippines) ended up tied for the first place!! Only three points behind them were players of Eminent Chess Academy (New Delhi, India). In Division Center A, a very convincing win for СШ 2 Кстово (Sport School №2 Kstovo, Nizhny Novgorod), strong team … Continue reading U8: wins for Etud, Kstovo and Fox Valley
With the New Year coming, Worldwide age categories will receive adjustments in age limits: U8 is for children born in 2013 and younger,U12 is for children born in 2009 and younger,U16 is for children born in 2005 and younger,U14w is for girls born in 2007 and younger.All teams should update their lineups, review memberships, or … Continue reading 2021: updated Age categories and Leagues
A young team from St. Petersburg, Russia, formed under the name of Chess_Profi, is the winner of the Worldwide U8 Center A competition that was held on December 23, 2020. Very successful Russian team is always very competitive and brings many players, today came with 18 youngsters born in 2012 or younger. And the rest … Continue reading U8: Chess Profi victorious
Worldwide U8 Center A - December 9, 2020 Winners of Worldwide U8 top level group Center A team tournament that was held on December 9, 2020 are players of the famous Botvinnik Chess School (Moscow, Russia). Numerous team from Moscow outplayed all their opponents and won by a large margin. Second place went to KSz “HETMAN” Katowice … Continue reading Botvinnik School – Winners of U8
The Worldwide U8 Center A competition that was held on December 9, 2020 saw an excellent result by a very engaging and motivated young team from Poland: KSz “HETMAN” Katowice was the first team in quite a long time that managed to put a fight against Russian teams that dominate U8 category. First place went to Botvinnik Chess … Continue reading KSz “HETMAN” Katowice
Worldwide U8 Center A - December 9, 2020 The team of Botvinnik Chess School is winner of the Worldwide U8 Center A competition that was held on December 9, 2020. Numerous team from Moscow that consisted of 16 students, outplayed all their opponents and won by a large margin. Second place for the young team … Continue reading U8: Win for Botvinnik School
369 players. Etud wins East, and Peru dominates West.
Worldwide U8 Division East - November 25, 2020 Players of Этюд (Etud, Ekaterinburg, Russia) emerged victorious in today's Worldwide U8 team tournament, one of the most numerous ones so far: 128 players born in 2012 and younger. Eminent Chess Academy (New Delhi, India) was second-placed, their best result so far, and third were SHARP KIDS (Philippines). … Continue reading U8 East: Etud Ekaterinburg win
Brief history of early U8 events, with links to the tournaments on lichess. Record number of participants was on May 28, with 378 players total, and Eastern Division being the biggest league ever, with 171 players.
IMPORTANT: Division West (America) starts ONE HOUR LATER, at 22:00 UTC. Worldwide tournament Division Center (Groups) remained at 16:00 UTC. From November on, Division East is moved one hour earlier, to 11:00 UTC. Please check for time difference if your country moved from Daylight saving time (Summer time counting). Worldwide U8 - Wednesday, November 25, … Continue reading U8 team tournament – November 25
Worldwide U8 Center A - November 11, 2020 Moving U8 onto Wednesdays meant that there will be more breathing space for the youngest player category. Before, U8 was situated in-between U12 and U16 categories, and that kept this tournament somewhat in the shadow. Now it is full-grown, stand -alone tournament, and numbers confirm that: 314 … Continue reading U8: repeated success of PCA, Kstovo and Peru
IMPORTANT: U8 competition has moved from Thursdays to Wednesdays!! U12 and U8 Team Battles will be played on alternating Wednesdays. IMPORTANT: Worldwide tournament Division Center (Groups) and Division West (America) beginnings remained at the same time: 16:00 UTC and 21:00 UTC. Division East is moved ONE HOUR EARLIER, to 11:00 UTC. IMPORTANT: Please check for … Continue reading U8 Team Battle to be played on Wednesday November 11
Worldwide U8 Eastern Division - October 22, 2020 Last Thursday that hosted Worldwide U8 Eastern Division team tournament, saw new winners: young boys and girls from Penang Chess Association (Malaysia). It was first time they managed to win in U8 competition. Read report on U8. PCA web page http://penangchess.com Today we present winning lineup of … Continue reading Penang Chess Association – U8 Champions
Worldwide U8 Group A - October 23, 2020 СШ 2 Кстово (Sport School №2 Kstovo, Nizhny Novgorod, Russia) continues domination in Worldwide U8, winning in top-level Group A competition. What is more impressive, they did the same a day before, in U12 competition - a very rare feat. Second place went to Chess Profi (St. … Continue reading Sport School №2 Kstovo, Penang Chess Association and Arriba PERÚ wins in U8