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The UK Chess Challenge is an annual four-stage chess competition for school-age children from the United Kingdom. The director of the tournament is Sarah Longson (née Hegarty) supported by her husband Alex Longson. Longson is former British Ladies Chess Champion and represents England at Olympiads. Over 40,000 children play in the competition at the school stage and the eventual winner wins £2,000 and is crowned as UK Schools' Chess Challenge Champion.
Lothian Junior Chess runs the Megafinal for tournament in Edinburgh. Details about entry to the Megafinals TBC.
The competition is generously sponsored by Delancey.

Earlier Event: March 3
Lothian Junior Championships
Later Event: April 5
Edinburgh Congress