Great news for Scottish Junior chess!

It was reported in yesterdays Times that Edinburgh Chess Academy, created by club member Andrew Green to provide a modern and exciting way of teaching chess to children, that their Scottish Junior Tournament has been endowed with £10,000 by Gareth Williams, founder of Skyscanner!

The Times, Saturday March 27, 2021

As stated on the academy’s web site the tournament was started with the aim of getting more children to play chess in Scotland.  For this reason the competition is completely free to play in, has the largest prize fund in the UK for an online junior competition and there are prizes for children of all levels.

Fantastic news!

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