The chess club meets every Friday lunch time at 12:10pm until 12:40pm. We play fun and competitive games. The school team regularly play in county competitions and tournaments, achieving many successes.
Entry forms are now available from Mr Perry, for the Aylsham Chess Tournament taking place on 14th June.
We are playing a match against a school in Cedar Rapids, USA. Below is the latest position. We are playing black. Which move should we make next?
Norwich Mega Finals
On the 4th of May; Daisy H, Maddie C, Harry H, Oscar T, William S and Jack E took part in the UK Chess Challenge Mega Final in Norwich. Well done to William, Oscar and Jack who have now qualified for the next round in Manchester. Jack won his section scoring a perfect 6 out of 6.
Norwich Junior Chess Congress
3 pupils from our school took part in the Norwich Junior Chess Congress on April 27th. In the Under 11 section; Jack E. came 1st, scoring 5.5 out of 6. In the Under 9 section; William S. came 2nd and Nathan N. came joint 3rd.
Please have a look at the links below for some great websites.
Chess Kids Academy Great lessons and resources
Chess Evaluator Puzzles - Can you solve these puzzles?
Chesskid.com - Play against other children from all over the world in a safe environment.
Use the diagram below to learn a trick to win games against beginners in just 4 moves. However, be careful this mate won't work against experienced players.
School Chess Champions
2014- Jack E
2013 - Jack E
2012- Alex S
2011- Forster C
2010- Jamie M
2009- Michael R
2008- Michael R
2007- Sophie B
2006- Edward K
2005- Ross M
2004- Ross M
2003- Jack R
2002- Callum M