Page last updated 22 May 2016
Junior Clubs in the Union are
- Ashton Community Chess Club, Ashton-under-Lyme meets Wednesday evenings
- Bewdley, Worcs. Wednesday lunchtime. Jim Friar.
- Birmingham Checkmates, Quinborne, Birmingham 0121 551 6870
- Bloxwich Junior Chess Academy & Club, Walsall meets most Saturdays in school term 10am to 11:30am starting 7 March 2015 at Ryecroft Community Hub, New Forest Road, off Dartmouth Avenue, Walsall WS1 1TR. Contact Ray Dolan on 01922 492126 mobile 07980 101 744. All Coaching staff are CRB checked. All ages WELCOME from 4 years to 18 years. Also Junior tuition at 4-5pm on Thursday at Bloxwich Library.
- Bolton Juniors, Greater Manchester
- Cannock: Saint Mary's Junior Chess Academy, Cannock, Staffs
- Coventry Chess Academy at Cheylesmore Community Centre. Orgnised by Paul Lam 07769 892 520
- Northampton: Chesspoint, Northamptonshire
- Northampton Junior Chess Club meets Fridays after school at Caroline Chisholm Secondary School, Northampton. Contact Ian Marsh.
- Northamptonshire Schools Chess Association
- Manchester Juniors Julian Clissold 01204 852036
- Rugby Junior Chess Club meets fortnightly in the evening near the centre of town. Contact Bob Wildig.
- Solihull Juniors meet 5:45-7:15pm on Wednesdays at Blossomfield Club, The Wardens, Widney Lane, Solihull B91 3JY. Hon Secretary and Chief Coach John Green.
- Stockport & District League Junior Clubs, Greater Manchester
- Tameside Junior, Stalybridge, Greater Manchester
- Three Cs, Oldham, Greater Manchester
- Worcestershire Junior Chess Academy, Worcester
Junior Chess Leagues
Junior Grand Prix
County Organisers and Directors of Junior Chess in the MCCU Area
National Chess Organisations for Juniors
ECF Accredited Coaches in Midlands
- Phil Adams, Oldham, Greater Manchester
- Bill Armstrong, Leek, Staffs
- Robert Bellin International Master, and former British Champion. Former second to English juniors in many European Junior Championships and World Junior Championships. Private coaching only in Walsall. Elite players will benefit most.
- Alan Brown, ChessPoint Services, Northampton
- Julian Clissold, Edgeworth, Greater Manchester, coach to several schools and organiser of Manchester Junior teams.
- Lawrence Cooper (IM), Stafford, has coached English juniors at World Youth in 2009 & 2010, European Youth in 2011, and Glorney Cup. Based in Stafford coaches juniors and adults at home. Current Director of International Chess for the ECF and captained England at the 2009 & 2011 European Team & 2010 Olympiads.
- James Friar Bewdley, Worcestershire, currently coaches at King's School Worcester and has coached junior Engalnd players at international tournaments.
- Christopher Gibson, East Hunsbury, Northampton.
- Mark Hebden (GM), Beaumont Leys, Leicester
- Alex Holowczak, Oldbury West Midlands
- Malcom Hunt Clent, Worcestershire. Working with several schools: Hallfield, Worcs whose championship team includes Ashwin Kalyana, the British U10 Champion and two other junior international players; King Edward VI, Edgbaston, Birmingham; Blue Coat School, Harborne; St Marys RC, Harborne; and Abberley Hall.
- Cyril Johnson, Syston, Leics
- James Kellock, Kirby Muxloe, Leicestershire.
- Tim Lawson, Norhampton.
- David Levens Coach for England under-18 and under-12 teams in the Glorney & Faber Cup and for several schools in Nottingham.
- Don Mason, Shirley, Solihull, West Midlands.
- Robert Milner, Leek Staffordshire. Telephone 01782 550112
- Andrew Moore Pedmore, Stourbridge, Worcs. CSC co-ordinator
- John Naylor, Rugby, Warwickshire. Has represented England and was Warwickshire champion in 2010.
- Andy Reeve Stockport, Greater Manchester
- David Rose Stoke-on-Trent.
- Alan Ruffle Swadlincote, Derbyshire
- Nicholas Thomas (FM), Radford Semele, Leamington, Warwickshire.
- Traci Whitfield Newcastle-u-Lyme, Staffs
- John Wrench, Kiddermister, Worcs. telephone 07913 227 402. Currently coaches at St Brigid's Northfild, Birmingham, St Alban's Worcester and St Augustine's, Solihull.