Schools and Communities are
hosting our 2nd One Day Chess
Congress of 2014 for Year 2 to
Year 6 pupils. Broadoak &
Smallshaw Community Centre,
Broadoak Road, Ashton-under-Lyne
OL6 8RS. Saturday 26th April
2014 from 10.00am – 2.30pm.
The tournament is NOT run on
a knockout basis and all competitors will play a
minimum of 6 games.
Places are limited so please
Entry fee payable on the day is
£3.00. Bookstall provided.
bring a packed lunch with them although some
drinks and sweets will be available to purchase.
Parents are welcome to stay. Prizes and medals
will be awarded for Winners, Runners up and 3rd
in each section.
Queries on the day 07974
Please send your entry to
your school chess coach.
or phone David on
07974 952252 with the following information:
Name of Pupil; Date of Birth;
Name of School; Emergency Contact Number
"My son, Matthew,
really enjoyed his first chess tournament.
Thanks to the guys from Manchester for
organising the today in Ashton." -
Lucy Anderson |
CSC Facebook page
Headteacher, Stalyhill Primary School
"The children in the
able and talented maths groups have shown a
marked improvement in their skills of
resilience and perseverance. Their team work
has also improved."
"Chess has created
opportunities for children to learn together
with new friends from other year groups. The
Y6 pupils have displayed a real maturity in
setting up a club for the younger children."
self-confidence issues have benefitted from
having a “chance to shine” with a new
"Chess in school has
been popular with parents who see it as a
very valuable experience."
"The opportunity to
attend the CSC celebration at the House of
Commons and the upcoming tournament to
London has been fantastic and an experience
to remember for all involved."
"Staff have also taken
to chess with over half of the teaching
staff either learning how to play or
improving their skills alongside the