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Berkshire Junior Chess

Player info - Matthew Wadsworth
School:Reading School
Age:17 (as of 31-Aug-2017)
Grade(s):2050 (Berkshire Junior grade)   (see more about grading)
Summary:
2015-16: 2 tournaments
2014-15: 6 tournaments, 2 county team matches
Berks grade: start: 2016, end: 2050, max: 2050
Ranking(s): Under 18: 1
2013-14: 1 tournament, 1 school team match, 3 county team matches
Berks grade: start: 2001, end: 2016, max: 2016
Ranking(s): Under 18: 1
2012-13: 6 tournaments, 2 county team matches
Berks grade: start: 1972, end: 2001, max: 2001
Ranking(s): Under 18: 1
2011-12: 9 tournaments, 3 county team matches
Berks grade: start: 1929, end: 1972, max: 1972
Ranking(s): Under 18: 1
2010-11: 17 tournaments, 5 county team matches
Berks grade: start: 1816, end: 1929, max: 1929
Ranking(s): Under 11: 1, Under 18: 1
2009-10: 18 tournaments, 7 county team matches
Berks grade: start: 1666, end: 1816, max: 1816
Ranking(s): Under 11: 1, Under 18: 2
2008-09: 19 tournaments, 12 county team matches
Berks grade: start: 1477, end: 1666, max: 1666
Ranking(s): Under 9: 1, Under 11: 1, Under 18: 6
2007-08: 27 tournaments, 9 county team matches
Berks grade: start: 1168, end: 1467, max: 1467
Ranking(s): Under 9: 1, Under 11: 3, Under 18: 10, Improvers: +299
2006-07: 31 tournaments, 12 county team matches
Berks grade: start: 910, end: 1168, max: 1168
Ranking(s): Under 9: 1, Under 11: 4, Under 18: 14, Improvers: +258
2005-06: 22 tournaments, 6 county team matches
Berks grade: start: 412, end: 910, max: 910
Ranking(s): Under 9: 4, Under 11: 16, Improvers: +467
2004-05: 1 tournament


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All results
Date Event
    2004-05 season ... Position Board Score Grade
09-Jul-05 Maidenhead Junior Club Tournament 5th=/ 7/ 4


    2005-06 season ... Position Board Score Grade
17-Sep-05 Maidenhead Junior Club Tournament 7th=/ 10/ 5412(new)
15-Oct-05 Open Tournament & Under 11 Girls Tournament
 (Open Section)
4th/ 52/ 5403(-9)
05-Nov-05 Maidenhead Junior Club Tournament 3rd=/ 9/ 4489(+86)
19-Nov-05 Claires Court Schools Tournament (Under 9/8) 3=/ 285/ 7549(+60)Won playoff for U8 trophy
27-Nov-05 Berkshire Junior Congress (Under 8) 2/ 125/ 6616(+67)Berkshire Under 8 trophy
17-Dec-05 Maidenhead Junior Club Tournament 2nd/ 124/ 5692(+76)
28-Dec-05 London Junior Championships (Under 8,12,16)
 (Under 8)
5th=/ 95/ 7
08-Jan-06 Under 9 event: Berkshire, Bucks, Hants and Sussex92/ 3
14-Jan-06 Maidenhead Junior Club Tournament (Open Section) 2nd=/ 93/ 4726(+34)
22-Jan-06 U/9 Wiltshire v. Berkshire93/ 3
04-Feb-06 South of England Chess Championships (Under 7)1st/ 165/ 6
04-Feb-06 South of England Chess Championships (Under 8)1st/ 165/ 6
11-Feb-06 UK Chess Challenge Qualifying Event 6=/ 2315/ 21813(+87)Qualified
25-Feb-06 Wiltshire and West of England Junior Congress
 (Under 9)
4th/ 14/ 7
11-Mar-06 Under 9 EPSCA Zone72/ 3
18-Mar-06 Under 11 EPSCA Zone173/ 3
01-Apr-06 Under 9 EPSCA Final6½/ 3
08-Apr-06 National Chess Junior Squad Championships
 (Under 10)
/ 7
10-Apr-06 Maidenhead Junior Congress (Under 9) 4=/ 117/ 11865(+52)
30-Apr-06 UK Chess Challenge Berks Megafinal
 (Under 7 Boys)
1/ 126/ 6879(+14)Under 7 Supremo
13-May-06 Under 11 EPSCA Final142/ 3
20-May-06 Maidenhead Junior Club Tournament 1st/ 75/ 5910(+31)
17-Jun-06 Maidenhead Junior Club Lightning Tournament2nd/ 53/ 4
02-Jul-06 Richmond Junior Championship (Open)13=/ 13/ 6
15-Jul-06 UK Chess Challenge Southern GigaFinal
 (Under 7 Boys)
1st=/ 53/ 6 Lost playoff for "Ultimo" title;
Terafinal Challengers qualifier
06-Aug-06 British Championships 2006 (Under 9)17=/ 73/ 7
06-Aug-06 British Championships 2006 (Under 8)8=/ 7/ 6
19-Aug-06 UK Chess Challenge TeraFinal (Challengers A)18=/ 611/ 18


    2006-07 season ... Position Board Score Grade
16-Sep-06 Maidenhead Junior Club Tournament 2nd=/ 133/ 4914(+4)
24-Sep-06 NYCA Under 1284/ 4
01-Oct-06 Under 9 Trial 1=/ 275/ 6907(-7)
15-Oct-06 Bucks Junior Congress (Under 10)1st/ 6/ 6 Qualified for London U10 Major
21-Oct-06 SAE - Reading School 4=/ 264/ 6936(+29)
28-Oct-06 SAE - Caversham Primary (Open Section) 3rd=/ 134/ 6944(+8)
04-Nov-06 Maidenhead Junior Club Tournament 1st/ 115/ 6956(+12)
12-Nov-06 Under 11 team match v. Buckinghamshire52/ 2
18-Nov-06 Claires Court and Ridgeway Society Sixth Annual Chess Festival
 (Under 10)
2nd=/ 11/ 7949(-7)
19-Nov-06 Under 9 team match v. Barnet13/ 3
26-Nov-06 Berkshire Junior Congress (Under 10) 2nd/ 165/ 6992(+43)Berkshire Under 9 trophy winner
02-Dec-06 SAE - Dolphin School 1st/ 26/ 61027(+35)
09-Dec-06 London Junior Championships (Under 10,14)
 (Under 10 Major)
20=/ 64/ 7
16-Dec-06 Maidenhead Junior Club Tournament 1st/ 84/ 51024(-3)
27-Dec-06 London Junior Championships: Under 8, 12, 16, & 21
 (Under 8)
3rd/ 5/ 7 Best under 7 prize
07-Jan-07 Under 9 event: Berks, Bucks, Hants and Sussex13/ 3
13-Jan-07 Maidenhead Junior Club Tournament 2/ 84/ 51016(-8)
20-Jan-07 SAE - St. Nicholas, Hurst 3rd=/ 38/ 61028(+12)
21-Jan-07 Under 9 team match v. Wiltshire13/ 3
27-Jan-07 SAE - Eagle House 1st=5/ 61044(+16)
28-Jan-07 Under 11 event: Berks, Bucks, Hants and Sussex72/ 3
03-Feb-07 South of England Chess Championships (Under 9)1st/ 17/ 6
10-Feb-07 UK Chess Challenge Qualifying Event at Ridgeway School 6=/ 2415/ 211063(+19)Qualified for MegaFinal
24-Feb-07 Wiltshire and West of England Junior Congress
 (Under 10)
3rd=/ 145/ 7
04-Mar-07 Under 11 team match v. Buckinghamshire52/ 3
10-Mar-07 Under 9 EPSCA Zone13/ 3
17-Mar-07 Under 11 EPSCA Zone83/ 3
02-Apr-07 Maidenhead Junior Congress (Under 9) 2nd=/ 129/ 111082(+19)
13-Apr-07 NCJS Championships (Under 10)4=/ 105/ 7
21-Apr-07 ECF Under 13 County Championships122/ 2
28-Apr-07 Under 9 EPSCA Final12/ 3
05-May-07 Maidenhead Junior Club Tournament 1/ 86/ 61115(+33)
07-May-07 UK Chess Challenge Berks Megafinal
 (Under 7-8 Boys)
1st/ 246/ 61144(+29)U7 Supremo
12-May-07 Under 11 EPSCA Final83/ 3
16-Jun-07 Pairs Tournament2nd/ 6
16-Jun-07 Maidenhead Junior Club Lightning Tournament 3rd/ 8/ 5
23-Jun-07 Maidenhead Junior Club Tournament 1/ 94/ 41168(+24)
30-Jun-07 Basingstoke Junior Chess Congress (Under 13)5=/ 63/ 6
07-Jul-07 UK Chess Challenge Southern Gigafinal
 (Under 7 Boys B)
2nd/ 505/ 6 Qualifies for TeraFinal Challengers
29-Jul-07 British Chess Championships (Under 9)2nd=/ 75/ 7
29-Jul-07 British Chess Championships (Under 8)2nd=/ 7/ 6 Joint British Boys Under 8 Champion
18-Aug-07 UK Chess Challenge Terafinal
 (TeraFinal Challengers A)
26=/ 99/ 18
25-Aug-07 43rd Berks and Bucks Chess Congress (Reserves C)4=/ 16/ 6


    2007-08 season ... Position Board Score Grade
15-Sep-07 Maidenhead Junior Club Tournament 1st/ 65/ 51197(+29)
22-Sep-07 Event for Players at Secondary School 6=/ 14/ 51160(-37)
30-Sep-07 Under 9 Trial 1/ 246/ 61208(+48)
06-Oct-07 Coulsdon Chess Fellowship London Junior Championships Qualifier
 (Under 10)
2nd/ 15/ 6 Qualified for London Major
13-Oct-07 Maidenhead Junior Club Tournament 2nd/ 94/ 51204(-4)
14-Oct-07 Bucks Junior Congress (Under 12)/ 6 LJCC U12 Major Qualifier
20-Oct-07 SAE - Caversham Primary (Open Section) 1st=/ 165/ 61232(+24)
03-Nov-07 English Junior Rapidplay4=/ 25/ 6 Under 8 trophy winner
10-Nov-07 NYCA Under 12 4/ 4 1242(+10)
08-Dec-07 SAE - Whiteknights 1st/ 326/ 61307(+65)
15-Dec-07 London Junior Championships: Under 10 & 14
 (Under 10 Major)
1st/ 117/ 7
28-Dec-07 London Junior Championships: Under 8, 12, 16, & 21
 (Under 12 Major)
12=/ 7/ 9
06-Jan-08 Under 9 Team event: Berks, Bucks, Hants, Sussex12/ 3 1317(+10)
20-Jan-08 Under 14 Team match v. Wiltshire4/ 2 1327(+10)
02-Feb-08 South of England Chess Championships
 (Under 11 Major)
3/ 5
09-Feb-08 Under 9 Team event: Berks, Oxon, Bucks, Barnet12/ 3 1337(+10)
10-Feb-08 Under 11 Team event: Berks, Bucks, Sussex, Surrey2/ 3 1347(+10)
16-Feb-08 UK Chess Challenge Qualifying Event 4=/ 3316/ 211334(-13)Qualified
23-Feb-08 Wiltshire and West of England Junior Congress
 (Under 12 Championship)
/ 6
08-Mar-08 Under 9 EPSCA Zone12/ 3 1344(+10)
15-Mar-08 Under 11 EPSCA Zone22/ 3 1354(+10)
22-Mar-08 Surrey Congress (Under 100 grade)2nd=/ 14/ 5
29-Mar-08 South Herts Congress (Under 100 grade)37=/ 12/ 5
05-Apr-08 SAE - Sonning Common 1st/ 115/ 61361(+7)Won Play off
26-Apr-08 Under 9 EPSCA Final1/ 3 1371(+10)
05-May-08 UK Chess Challenge Berkshire Megafinal
 (Under 8 Boys)
1st/ 186/ 61419(+48)U8 Supremo
10-May-08 Under 11 EPSCA Final2/ 31429(+10)
24-May-08 Lightning Tournament 5/ 14/ 6
31-May-08 Oxford University Congress (Under 125 grade)2/ 5
07-Jun-08 Golders Green Rapidplay (Under 100 grade)4th=/ 14/ 6 Grading prize
21-Jun-08 Maidenhead Junior Club Tournament 1st/ 46/ 61467(+38)
12-Jul-08 UK Chess Challenge Southern Gigafinal
 (Under 8 Boys B)
/ 6 Ultimo
19-Jul-08 Snodland Chess Congress½/ 6
27-Jul-08 British Chess Championships (Under 9)4=/ 17/ 7
27-Jul-08 British Chess Championships (Under 10)13=/ 17/ 7
16-Aug-08 UK Chess Challenge Terafinal (TeraFinal)8=12/ 18 Joint 1st U9 and U11


    2008-09 season ... Position Board Score Grade
21-Sep-08 U100 Chiltern League: Hampshire v. Berkshire8/ 1
04-Oct-08 NYCA Under 144/ 4 1487(+10)
21-Oct-08 World Youth Championships (Under 8)9=/ 27/ 11
16-Nov-08 Berkshire Junior Congress (Under 12) 2nd=/ 16/ 61521(+34)
22-Nov-08 9th Wellington College International47=/ 82/ 4
29-Nov-08 British Rapidplay Championships (Junior)4=/ 44/ 5
13-Dec-08 London Junior Championships: Under 10 & 14
 (Under 10 Major)
2nd=/ 76/ 7 Joint Best Under 9 prize
28-Dec-08 London Junior Championships: Under 8, 12, 16, 18 & 21
 (Under 12 Major)
25=/ 85/ 9
11-Jan-09 Under 9 Team event: Berks, Bucks, Hants, Sussex1/ 3 1531(+10)
17-Jan-09 U100 Chiltern League: Oxfordshire v. Berkshire91/ 1
25-Jan-09 Under 11 Team match v. Wiltshire13/ 3 1541(+10)
14-Feb-09 UK Chess Challenge Qualifier at Ridgeway 2nd=17/ 211558(+17)Qualified for MegaFinal
15-Feb-09 Under 11 Team event: Berks, Bucks, Oxford, Sussex23/ 3 1568(+10)
21-Feb-09 West of England Junior Congress (Under 10)2nd=/ 21/ 6
01-Mar-09 Under 9 Team event: Berks, Oxon, Bucks, Barnet13/ 3 1578(+10)
07-Mar-09 World Youth Chess Championships Trial
 (Under 10 Boys)
3rd=/ 62/ 5
14-Mar-09 Under 9 EPSCA Zone13/ 3 1588(+10)
21-Mar-09 Under 11 EPSCA Zone23/ 3 1598(+10)
28-Mar-09 U100 Chiltern League: Berkshire v. Hampshire9½/ 1
09-Apr-09 Surrey Easter Congress 2009 (Challengers)1st/ 4/ 5
17-Apr-09 NCJS Championships (Under 10)2nd=/ 6/ 6
25-Apr-09 Under 9 EPSCA Final13/ 3 1608(+10)
04-May-09 UK Chess Challenge Berkshire MegaFinal
 (Under 9 Boys)
1st/ 306/ 61656(+48)Under 9 Supremo
09-May-09 Under 11 EPSCA Final2/ 3 1666(+10)
13-Jun-09 Golders Green Rapidplay (U140)20=/ 2/ 6
04-Jul-09 UK Chess Challenge Southern Gigafinal
 (Under 9 Boys A)
1st6/ 6 Ultimo
11-Jul-09 Golders Green Rapidplay18=/ 13/ 6
19-Jul-09 84th Richmond Rapidplay (Intermediate)4=/ 94/ 6
26-Jul-09 British Chess Championships 2009 (Under 10)1st=/ 18/ 7
26-Jul-09 British Chess Championships 2009 (Under 11)16=/ 18/ 7
22-Aug-09 UK Chess Challenge Terafinal (TeraFinal)24=9/ 18 Under 9 prize winner


    2009-10 season ... Position Board Score Grade
31-Aug-09 European Youth Chess Championships
 (Under 10 boys)
11=/ 26/ 9
26-Sep-09 NYCA Under 144/ 4 1671(+5)
11-Oct-09 Under 11 Trial 1st6/ 61709(+38)
07-Nov-09 NYCA Under 1223/ 4 1714(+5)
15-Nov-09 Berkshire Junior Congress (Under 10) 25/ 61699(-15)U10 Trophy Winner - Qualified for Major
21-Nov-09 9th Claires Court Chess Festival (Under 12) 1st/ 20/ 61738(+39)Qualified for London U12 Major
12-Dec-09 London Junior Championships: Under 10 & 14
 (Under 10 major)
6=/ 115/ 7
28-Dec-09 London Junior Championships: Under 8, 12, 16, 18 & 21
 (Under 12 Major)
5/ 11/ 9
10-Jan-10 87th Richmond Rapidplay (Major)5=/ 43/ 6
23-Jan-10 Wales and West of England U14 Team Event33/ 3 1748(+10)
30-Jan-10 Yateley Manor Congress (Under 10 Closed)1st/ 18/ 5
13-Feb-10 West of England Junior Congress (Under 10)1st=/ 215/ 6
20-Feb-10 UK Chess Challenge Qualifying Event at Ridgeway 616/ 211732(-16)Qualified for Megafinal
21-Feb-10 Under 11 Team event: Berks, Oxford, Sussex13/ 3 1742(+10)
13-Mar-10 World Youth Chess Championships Trial
 (Under 10 Boys)
1st=/ 10/ 5
20-Mar-10 Under 11 EPSCA Zone1/ 3 1752(+10)
02-Apr-10 Surrey Chess Congress (Major)10=/ 53/ 6
09-Apr-10 NCJS Championships U16, U12, U10, U8 (Under 10)1st/ 11/ 6
03-May-10 UK Chess Challenge Berkshire MegaFinal
 (Under 10 Boys)
1/ 396/ 61796(+44)U10 Supremo
08-May-10 Under 11 EPSCA Final12/ 3 1806(+10)
27-Jun-10 ECF U13 Championships3/ 4 1816(+10)
03-Jul-10 UK Chess Challenge Southern Gigafinal
 (Under 10 Boys B)
16/ 6 Ultimo
25-Jul-10 British Chess Championships 2010 (Under 11)3rd=/ 195/ 7
25-Jul-10 British Chess Championships 2010 (Under 12)2nd=/ 195/ 7
21-Aug-10 UK Chess Challenge Terafinal (TeraFinal)18=10/ 18


    2010-11 season ... Position Board Score Grade
20-Sep-10 European Youth Chess Championship
 (Under 10 Boys)
12/ 4/ 9
10-Oct-10 Under 11 Trial 16/ 61854(+38)
24-Oct-10 e2e4 Uxbridge International (Premier)20=/ 44/ 9
07-Nov-10 Berkshire Junior Championship (Under 18) 2nd/ 6/ 51853(-1)
13-Nov-10 NYCA Under 1214/ 4 1863(+10)
28-Dec-10 London Junior Championships: Under 8, 12, 16, 18 & 21
 (Under 12 Major)
8=/ 76/ 9
22-Jan-11 West of England Under 14 Team Event12/ 3 1873(+10)
29-Jan-11 Yateley Manor Congress (Under 12 Closed)2nd=/ 13/ 5
05-Feb-11 35th Kidlington Chess Congress (Under 225)11=/ 3/ 5
19-Feb-11 UK Chess Challenge Qualifying Event 1st20/ 211901(+28)Qualified for MegaFinal
05-Mar-11 World Youth Chess Championships Trial (Under 12)2nd=/ 6/ 5
19-Mar-11 Under 11 EPSCA Zone13/ 3 1911(+10)
02-Apr-11 England Under 11 Trial1st=/ 35/ 6
22-Apr-11 Surrey Chess Congress (Open)12=/ 23/ 6
02-May-11 UK Chess Challenge Berkshire MegaFinal
 (Under 11 Boys)
2nd=/ 295/ 61909(-2)Qualified for GigaFinal
07-May-11 Under 11 EPSCA Final13/ 3 1919(+10)
17-Jun-11 e2e4 Gatwick Congress (Open)14=/ 33/ 5
26-Jun-11 ECF U13 Championships (Open)1/ 4 1929(+10)
09-Jul-11 UK Chess Challenge Southern Gigafinal
 (Under 11 Boys B)
1st/ 52/ 6 Ultimo
24-Jul-11 British Chess Championships 2011 (Under 12)1st7/ 7 English Boys U12 Champion
24-Jul-11 British Chess Championships 2011 (Major Open)20=6/ 11
20-Aug-11 UK Chess Challenge Terafinal (TeraFinal)14=10/ 18


    2011-12 season ... Position Board Score Grade
17-Sep-11 e2e4 Sunningdale Congress (Open)9=/ 43/ 5
22-Oct-11 SAE - Reading School (Open) 1st/ 356/ 61957(+28)
26-Oct-11 e2e4 London Gatwick Premier (Premier)48=/ 33/ 9
06-Nov-11 NYCA Under 1611/ 3 1962(+5)
17-Dec-11 London Junior Championships: Under 10 & 14
 (Under 14 Major)
2nd=/ 7/ 6
28-Dec-11 London Junior Championships: Under 8, 12, 16, 18 & 21
 (Under 12 Major)
1st/ 11/ 9
18-Feb-12 West of England Junior Congress (Major)12=/ 182/ 5
11-Mar-12 SCCU U/18 Team Championships33/ 3 1967(+5)
30-Jun-12 ECF U18 Championships52/ 2 1972(+5)
07-Jul-12 6th Weald Chess Congress (Open)1st/ 1/ 5
22-Jul-12 British Chess Championships 2012 (Championship)54=/ 164/ 11
25-Aug-12 48th Berks and Bucks Chess Congress
 (Championship)
3rd/ 4/ 6


    2012-13 season ... Position Board Score Grade
23-Sep-12 NYCA Under 1823/ 3 1977(+5)
12-Oct-12 e2e4 High Wycombe Congress (Open)7=/ 53/ 5
07-Nov-12 World Youth Championships (U12 open)5/ 5/ 11
02-Feb-13 SAE - Robert Piggot Junior School
 (Closed section)
1/ 84/ 41996(+19)
16-Feb-13 West of England Junior Congress (Major (U18))1st/ 20/ 5
30-Jun-13 ECF U18 Championships11/ 2 2001(+5)
28-Jul-13 100th British Chess Championships (Championship)19=/ 15/ 11
24-Aug-13 49th Berks and Bucks Chess Congress
 (Championship)
2nd/ 5/ 6


    2013-14 season ... Position Board Score Grade
22-Sep-13 NYCA Under 1823/ 3 2006(+5)
09-Mar-14 SCCU U/18 (major) Jamboree13/ 3 2011(+5)
29-Jun-14 ECF U18 Championships1/ 2 2016(+5)
03-Jul-14 Under 19 National Schools Championships1½/ 2
19-Jul-14 101st British Chess Championships (Championship)22=/ 12/ 11


    2014-15 season ... Position Board Score Grade
28-Sep-14 NYCA Under 1823/ 3 2021(+5)
19-Oct-14 European Youth Chess Championship (Under 14)49/ 9
07-Mar-15 UK Chess Challenge Qualifier at Sonning Common
 (Under 18)
1st/ 1521/ 212045(+24)Qualified for MegaFinal
08-Mar-15 SCCU U18 Jamboree13/ 3 2050(+5)
04-Jul-15 UK Chess Challenge Southern Gigafinal (Under 15)1st/ 376/ 6 Ultimo
25-Jul-15 102nd British Chess Championships (Championship)10=/ 167/ 11 British Under 18 Champion
15-Aug-15 UK Chess Challenge Terafinal (TeraFinal)1st/ 916/ 18 Strat
29-Aug-15 51st Berks and Bucks Chess Congress
 (Championship)
1st=5/ 6


    2015-16 season ... Position Board Score Grade
03-Jul-16 Pairs tournament1st=/ 16/ 4
27-Aug-16 52nd Berks and Bucks Chess Congress
 (Championship)
3rd=/ 54/ 6