Team Chess Challenge 2015

2015 National Champions – Manchester Grammar School with a fantastic 18/20 at the finals.
The winning team was Andrew Horton (234); Michael Fernandez (201); Daniel Abbas (181) and Jason Lau (174)


Report from the 2015 final from Trefor Thynne

Full results —
1 Manchester GS 18
2 RGS Newcastle 12
3 Wilson’s School 11.5
4 Hampton School 11.5
5 Millfield School 11
6 Eltham College 11
7 Mill Hill HS 10.5
8 Nottingham High School 10.5
9 Magdalen College School 9.5
10 Reserves 9.5
11 Torquay Boys’ GS 9
12 Westminster Under School 8
13 KE VI Camp Hill 5
14 Bangor GS 3

An indication of the strength of these school chess teams is that the average grade of all the players was over 150, with seven teams averaging over 160