Welcome …

Welcome to the home page of the English Primary Schools Chess Association website.

Inter-Association Championships

Congratulations to Essex, U11 Girls' Champions, and to Kent, U11 Open Champions. All the results are here.

NPSCC Zone results

Click here for the the results of the NPSCC zones. 'Q' denotes teams qualified for the semi-finals.

EPSCA Rapidplay Winners

Congratulations to all the winners at our annual Rapidplay, held on 8 February. They are listed here.

Pre-trial results …

The fifth pre-trial event (EPSCA Rapidplay) has been added to the spreadsheet showing pre-trial results so far.

Presentation to Joanne Cass and Sue Golding


EPSCA Council were unanimous in their wish to celebrate the commitment and contribution that Joanne and Sue have given EPSCA. For almost twenty years they have worked tirelessly in the background, for EPSCA, providing accountancy services to assure Council’s financial probity.

The entry form for the National Primary Schools Chess Championships (NPSCC) is available here. Latest update 18th December. All London zones are now full. Nearest available is Wouldham in Kent which is just off the M2 not far from the  M25.The closing date for entries is 31 December 2018,

The first pre-trial event for the 2019 England Under 11 team has taken place. Results.

For member associations, EPSCA organises Under 9, Under 11 and Girls’ team championships, with teams of 12 or 20 players. Details on the Team Championship page. Results can be found here.

For schools across the country, EPSCA organises the very popular three stage “National Primary School Chess Team Championship”. Details on the NPSCC page. Download the 2018 entry form here.

For players who are selected, EPSCA runs an England Under 11 team and an England Girls Under 11 team. Team selection details are on the England teams page.

Other information about EPSCA, including a list of member associations and current council members, can be found on the About page. The links on the right may help you find what you are intereseted in. All of our rules can be downloaded.

News and updates

Information about the EPSCA England team selection procedure for 2019 added here.

The EPSCA Rapidplay takes place on Saturday 9 February 2019 in Liverpool. Entry form.