Monday 29 August 2022

Two New Tournaments

The 27th Yarm Team Chess Championship will be held on Saturday 8 October 2022. 

This event, which is one of the longest-running series of chess tournaments in the world, will be held at Yarm Preparatory School and is for Primary School teams of four players.

Full details will be distributed to our active schools for the start of the new school year and updates will follow here, on my blog and on the CSC Teesside Twitter account.

Meanwhile, older children who would like to take part in a chess competition on the same day will be very pleased to see that Kevin Wilson,
 of Darlington Chess Club, has created a brand new one and here are the details:

'Darlington Junior Chess competion is open to all chess playing school children up to year 11. There will be 4 age graded sections with a trophy for first, second and third in each section.

All participants will play 5 games, this is not a knockout tournament.
There will be a tuck shop available on-site, but recommend to bring a packed lunch.

Parking is available at the venue free of charge for 50 cars.

Entry fee is £7 in all sections.

To enter contact darlingtonchessclub[at] stating

- Name

- Age

- Parent / Carer contact details

Payment may be made on the day, or via bank transfer (Details made available on email reply).'

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