The junior online chess will not be running on Wednesday 6th May 2020 due to low numbers of entries in previous weeks

If any juniors are interested in playing in the online tournament in the coming weeks please can a parent or guardian contact Cameron Smith by email at or by mobile on 07842 156489

If there is enough interest we will restart the online puzzles and competition on Wednesday afternoons

Thank you

This week’s online puzzles and competition . . .

Troon Junior Chess Online is now running during school term time on Wednesdays from 3:30pm to 4:30pm

  • Students are encouraged to complete the puzzles (click on the “Puzzles” link above) and then to enter the competition (click on the “Competition” link above) once the puzzles are completed
  • To enter the competition students will need to log in to Lichess with a free account (Lichess is a free and open source chess website). To create an account go to – Please note that there is an option for setting an account to “Kid mode” to disable “chat” features – for more info. on this feature see link here

This is the first time we have tried out this system so please bear with us as we try to improve the running of the puzzles and competition each week. Thank you