The Deepdene Chess Team Enter National Competition

The Deepdene Chess Team Enter National Competition

The Deepdene contest to win the Delancy UK Schools Chess Challenge Trophy is underway!

The first round, with 12 budding chess players taking part, took place at Deepdene on Friday 22nd January. Following rounds will take place over the next 6 weeks. Strict contest rules are adhered to with the 6 matches being adjudicated by Mr Gane.

All children received a super contest badge to wear. On each badge there is space to add gold spots as various levels of points are achieved.

The overall victor will win the UK Schools Chess Challenge Trophy. Those achieving 17 points will go on to a Megafinal, one of several to be held in April/May – venue and date to be announced.

Congratulations to Noah in year 1 for securing a very good draw against Sid Hyland who is 2 years his senior!

Points are accumulated as follows:

Win – 3 points

Draw – 2 points

Lost – 1 point

Bye (If an opponent is absent) – 3 points

Absent – 0

The first round results are as follows:

Deepdene Delancy Chess first Round


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