Team Problem Solving Challenge

This unique competition is mainly conducted at school’s own premises. The idea is  find the key moves which deliver mate in the stated number of moves. There are two preliminary rounds and any team that scores full marks in both rounds will be offered a place at the final to be held in conjunction with the team challenge at Imperial College in April 2018. We do hope that you will have a go.

Teams qualified for the final —

Chepstow School; Colyton GS; Hymers College, Hull; Kirkbie Kendal School; The Judd School; Kings School, Grantham; Sevenoaks School; St Pauls School; The Skinners School


Round Two — please note that solutions should be emailed to Phillip Beckett at dep.manager.secondary@englishchess.org.uk or handed in at an event before 1st February 2018 …

Results so far — 15 schools have submitted solutions

[Problem Sheet – Round 2]


Round One
Winchester College – 6/6; Judd School 6/6; Colyton GS – 6/6; Chepstow School 6/6; St Pauls School 6/6; Sevenoaks School 6/6; The Skinners School 6/6; Hymers College, Hull – 5/6; Kings School, Grantham 5/6; Yarm – 4/6; Heathside 3/6

[Problem Sheet – Round 1]

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