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Five – nil!

This entry is part 16 of 28 in the series World Schools 2012

First five games in, all wins! Well played Jeff Tomy, Joshua Altman (Josh’s game is below), James Moreby, Joseph Dalton and Sam Cobbold!


Chess diplomacy

This entry is part 14 of 28 in the series World Schools 2012

As round 7 gets underway today, something is different. Handshakes and smiles, usually saved for team-mates, are being offered eagerly across the aisle, to now…



Pizza night

This entry is part 12 of 28 in the series World Schools 2012

Well – all but two results are in. On our best day yet we can report 9 wins and 5 draws so far. That places…


In the game

This entry is part 11 of 28 in the series World Schools 2012

We are expecting our best efforts to prevail today. Round 6 has just begun, the 2/3 mark of the championships. Most noticeable among the 24…


Zheming Zhang in the Newcastle Journal

[original article/photo: Newcastle Journal – http://www.journallive.co.uk/] A NORTH East schoolboy will be aiming for checkmate this summer when he competes in the European Youth Chess…




Our best games

This entry is part 9 of 28 in the series World Schools 2012

We are proud of our 5th round results today – 11 wins and 3 draws. The buzz has changed – no longer are sighs from…



Pairings

This entry is part 7 of 28 in the series World Schools 2012

It’s inevitable that friendships, once formed, will be tested. As the World Schools 2012 is an individual championship and the rules have been set, the…



A way of life

This entry is part 6 of 28 in the series World Schools 2012

We are accustomed to the power outages, sporadic hot water, stray dogs, crumbling sidewalks and buildings, and the scarcity of a fresh apple. At the…


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