Schedule 2016

Follow the link above or click here to open / download / print the PDF of this year’s schedule …

Accommodation in Bournemouth 2016

from Simon Richards, BEB

Please follow this link to your dedicated hotel booking website – http://www.bebres.org.uk/events/british-chess-championships-.html

Hotels will be added regularly, as we are constantly approaching new ones, so please ask your members to review the website often and to book ASAP, as rooms are very scarce in Bournemouth at this time of year ….

2016 British Junior Championships

In order to allow the Under 10 Championship to follow the Under 9 Championship, and also to reduce the number of double round days, the following format will be used for the 2016 Championships —

U8 Championship: Saturday, 23rd JulyU9 Championship: Sunday 24th July and Monday 25th JulyU10 Championship: Tuesday 26th July – Saturday 30th […]

2016 British Championship Qualifying Regulations


The list of qualifiers can only be compiled by the English Chess Federation once either: (a) an ECF-grading file is submitted to the ECF Grading Administrator, and he is informed that the event is a British Championship Qualifier, or (b) a FIDE-rating file is rated by FIDE.

At this point, the Qualification Secretary will […]

Andrew Martin’s Game of the Day – Round 11

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Closing Ceremony – BCC2015

2015 BCC Champions – Jonathan Hawkins / Akshaya Kalaiyalahan

Jonathan Hawkins is this year’s British Chess Champion and English Chess Champion, beating Keith Arkell in Round 11 to score 8½/11, half a point ahead of Danny Gormally, David Howell and Nick Pert.

The British Women’s Champion is Akshaya Kalaiyalahan, who scored 6½/11 and achieved a WIM Norm into the bargain! Akshaya also took […]

Andrew Martin’s Game of the Day – Round 10

Go here — https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vNvrMSsaN7k

The final day’s play – 7/8/15

Championship | Major Open

Over 50 | Over 65 U150

Under 160 | Under 120

Under 16 | Under 14 | Under 12 | Under 10

Week 2 AM Open | Week 2 PM Open

Live on YouTube

Round 11 commentary here – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VmNBpDCh_kY


Andrew Martin’s Game of the Day – Round 9

Follow this link – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ba8dmv47JVQ