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Chess making a classroom comeback

Follow this link to enjoy a recent ITV/Tyne Tees television article on chess – http://www.itv.com/news/tyne-tees/update/2017-07-18/chess-making-a-classroom-comeback/


The chess library

The library stock has now been moved from the store in Eastbourne to our new office on the first floor of The Watch Oak. I…


RIP Andrew Paulson

Andrew Paulson, the founder of Agon Limited and the man with a vision for the growth of top-level chess, died Tuesday from cancer. He was…


ECU School Chess Teacher training course

The European Chess Union established its Education Commission in 2014 to lead the development of Chess in Schools across Europe. It has recently launched a…


David Rumens RIP

— from Stewart Reuben David Edward Rumens 23rd September 1939 – 8th July 2017 Dave passed away peacefully on Saturday 8 July. Until about four…



Pimlico Summer Tournament

The flourishing Pimlico Chess Club in Central London holds an annual open tournament to close the season. It’s a five round Swiss played over five…




IBCA Olympiad III

This entry is part 3 of 3 in the series IBCA Olympiad 2017

This entry is part 3 of 3 in the series IBCA Olympiad 2017An excellent overall event for the UK, with us finishing in 13th place…


IBCA Olympiad II

This entry is part 2 of 3 in the series IBCA Olympiad 2017

This entry is part 2 of 3 in the series IBCA Olympiad 2017Yes! The UK Team have found their form in the face of adversity!…


Girls’ Chess Training Day

The event was held at Ackworth School (in the Music Room) on Saturday 17th June 2017 – an event organised by White Rose Junior Chess…


IBCA Olympiad

This entry is part 1 of 3 in the series IBCA Olympiad 2017

This entry is part 1 of 3 in the series IBCA Olympiad 2017 The IBCA Olympiad will take place from the 19th to the 29th…



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