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
Sunday, June 9, 2019 - 00:00 Devon Delancey UK Chess Challenge Megafinal

Qualification needed for all primary age groups.

Online entry NOW AVAILABLE on the UK Chess Challenge website for this event.

Thursday, April 11, 2019 - 00:00 Abbey Easter Chess Day

Chess Day with tournaments for children in years 3 -7 as part of the school holiday club. Lunch provided, and we hope to include a swimming session in the school pool. 

To enter go to


Saturday, March 16, 2019 - 00:00 DJCA Spring Open

Devon Junior Chess Association Spring Open tournament with U9, U11, Under 14 and Under 18 sections.

Saturday, January 12, 2019 - 00:00 West of England & South Wales Team Jamboree

Invited / selected players only

Thursday, January 3, 2019 - 00:00 Abbey School Chess Day

Chess Day for those in years 3 to 7 inclusive organised within the School holiday club, run by Tim Onions and Victor Cross. Entry will include the chess tournaments, a swimming session in the schools' heated indoor pool and lunch will be provided. To enter go to