Many thanks to Jonathan Wells who took on other club members in a very enjoyable simultaneous event on Friday 18th December. Playing seven adults and four juniors Jonathan was unbeaten with nine wins and two draws (well done to Edward Hackford and Jack Evans) .
This sytem would be so great for training etc. I might look into getting one. Any thoughts from fellow members? What would think the league would say if I was to set one up in a match?!!??
Thought this was really interesting. Read on…
An hour of chess a week can improve a pupil’s performance in maths by 30 percent, as schools across Spain are finding out.
Source: Spanish schools have introduced chess class to boost maths learning – The Local
Well done to Jack and Thomas who both ended up with 3.5/5 in the U14 section of the Sheringham Junior Chess Congress.
Not forgetting Tony who won the parents section!! Well done!
Source: Young Norfolk chess players do battle on the boards at Sheringham
On the 19th September 2015, Sheringham Primary School will be hosting a junior chess congress. There is also a section for parents and grandparents.
This tournament will be the first of a series of tournaments to form the Norfolk Junior Grand Prix 2015-16. Other tournaments will include the Norfolk Junior Championships in February/March and the Norwich Junior Congress in June/July. The players with the most points accumulated from the tournaments will win prizes at the end of the year.
Download the entry form here.
Note: Parents can enter aswell (Anthony, Tony??)
Any questions please contact Mr Perry (firstname.lastname@example.org)