Summer Camp - pupils can sign up to "www.chess.kid.com" via TSK Chess - for details see Play tab. Summer program at Cardiff Chess Club has started - see website for details.
Training Days - the next ones will probably be during the October Half-Term 2016 - venue to be confirmed
Aimed at beginners and improvers alike. Different topics on each of the days so juniors can attend either or both days. Everyone divided into groups according to ability. Emphasis on improving everyone’s chess in a fun and light-hearted environment. See Events page for full details.
This year we are planning the in the following Training Days:
October Half Term
February Half Term
Good luck to everyone going to:
- The Northern GigaFinal
- The Glorney
- The British Chess Championships in Bournamouth
- Tim is the official coach during the Championships this year and looks forward to seeing many of you there
- The TerraFinal
- The European Union Chess Championships in Mureck, Austria
- . . . and to Tim and the Welsh Chess Team at The Olympiad in Baku, Azerbaijan.
Ethan Chung for adding the Hong Kong Under 9 Rapidplay Championship title to his current Welsh Under 9 Championship title.
to ALL our pupils who entered The British Chess Championships 2015 held during the Summer Holidays - we think this is Wales’ best ever performance. There were too many excellent performances to list them all here, but the following were in the medals :
Under 9 Girls’ Joint Champions – Anna Boyle and Hiya Ray
Under 10 British Champion (and Under 10 Girls Champion) – Venetia Sivarajasingam
Under 11 Second Place – Chirag Guha
Under 13 Girls’ Champion – Shayanna Sivarajasingam
Under 14 Girls’ Champion – Imogen Camp
Under 15 Girls’ Champion – Imogen Camp
First Week Afternoon Open Joint Winner – Alex Freeland
. . . and Tim came Fourth in the British Seniors’ (over 50s) Championship !