There are tournaments and coaching days held in the county. Use this site to get information about events including those organised by the Devon Junior Chess Association.
For adult chess events and news see the Chess Devon website; the junior news is here and should have results from previous tournaments.

A note about the Devon Junior Chess Association:
This association exists to promote junior chess in the county. It organises tournaments and coaching days for players of all abilities from those who are new to competitive chess right through to those who play at county level. Players from the age of 7 through to those in their teens take part in the events and come from many schools and the junior clubs that exist in the county. The association selects and runs county Under 11 and Under 9 teams.

There are also events for over 11s run on behalf of the Devon County Chess Association which includes the County Under-14 team.

Past events

Title About Results
Saturday, June 10, 2017 - 21:30 Delancey UK Challenge Megafinal

Secondary age players (those born before 1st September 2005) no longer need to qualify for this event. Primary age players need to qualify through a preliminary tournament run in their school or club, or at an open qualification event. Devon will be holding a 'last Chance Saloon' for any wanting to qualify, or for those who have not qualified in their club or school, and want another chance! More details to follow. Entry to the megafinal this year will be by online entry and payment. Light refreshments will be available.

Saturday, June 10, 2017 - 09:15 Delancey UK Challenge Megafinal

There will be online entry and payment this year: go to and follow the instructions.


Sunday, April 30, 2017 - 09:30 Megafinal qualifier

An event for those who have not been able to qualify in their own club or school, or would like another chance to qualify for the Megafinal. Under 11 (primary) age groups only. PLAYERS of SECONDARY SCHOOL AGE CAN ENTER WITHOUT QUALIFICATION go to and follow the instructions.

Saturday, April 22, 2017 - 09:15 Devon 'Cherry Blossom' Open

U9/U11/U14 Enter and pay online at

Tuesday, April 4, 2017 - 09:00 Abbey Easter Chess