ECF Girls Semi-Final, Bramley

The ECF Southern Girls Semi-Final was held on Sunday 13th January 2019. There were two sections; U11 and U19 event. My hat goes off to Andrew Martin who continues to grow a successful girls chess tournament. There were hundreds of girls in a hall all playing chess. I...

Girls Chess Day, York

I have been away for the last few weeks over the Christmas period. It has been an incredible few weeks of travelling and working. I arrived back into the country on Thursday 10th January 2019. On Saturday I woke up at 6am and was ready to travel to York for the Girls...

Chess Sparks’ A-Z of why you should play chess?

Chess Sparks’ A-Z of playing chess?  Chess is vital, in my opinion, to the development of juniors and adults alike. Below is an A-Z of the following reasons that chess is important: Accessible and available to all It helps with Better Brain function Improves...
The Secret of Chess

The Secret of Chess

There is something about chess that no matter where you live, how old you are and what you do is sure to taunt you and follow you at every point. It may be the injustice of a game lost, the beauty of a game won or the feeling of power when you sacrifice your queen to...