England Team


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…



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