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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…


Go Phoebe!

This entry is part 5 of 28 in the series World Schools 2012

High hopes for a first win for Phoebe Price (left), age 15, who is playing in the Under 17 girls. She is facing tough competition…


Beware the Levenfish!

This entry is part 4 of 28 in the series World Schools 2012

Today’s round 3 final results are in – we earned a total 9 wins for England, and one 4hr long, hard-won draw by Anna Purvis,…


A test of nerves

This entry is part 3 of 28 in the series World Schools 2012

Today, round 3, is probably the most important turning point of the 9 rounds that the players will face. The board orders are starting to…


Finding our rhythm

This entry is part 2 of 28 in the series World Schools 2012

After round 2 today, we have begun to settle in and rely on our talents. The round has just come to a close and as…


The England team warms up!

This entry is part 1 of 28 in the series World Schools 2012

Here in Iasi, pronounced “Yahhj”, the former capital city of Romania, still boasting faded elegance, the voice of the President of the Romanian Chess Federation…





Yang-Fan Zhou & Mickey Adams – Project 32

Yang-Fan has participated in Adidas’ “London – Take the Stage”, a pre-Olympic campaign called Project 32 where teenage talents in London’s 32 boroughs are selected…



Chess Camp in South Wales

Running during the summer holidays from Sunday 12th to Friday 17th August. Places are open to all 10 to 12 year olds. The idea of…



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