CSC Ambassador Rachel Reeves on the importance of children gaining access to chess

CSC Ambassador Rachel Reeves recently met up with her headteacher from primary school and discussed the importance of ensuring all children gain access to extra-curricular activities. Read more

Chess makes me feel less angry

Children in our programme often describe chess as being a relaxing or calming activity. Read more

ChessFest 2023 in the media

ChessFest 2023 saw over 14,000 members of the public take part in free chess activities in Trafalgar Square, London, or at parallel events in Liverpool, Nottingham and Hull. In addition, two days of school events took place in Manchester Square Gardens, in central London. Read more

King Charles visits CSC on Merseyside

CSC Merseyside joined up with Liverpool Chess Club to welcome King Charles and the Queen Consort to Liverpool Central Library as part of the city's Eurovision celebrations. Read more

UK vs Ukraine Solidarity Chess Match

The UK-Ukraine Solidarity Chess Match pitched Britain's top grandmaster, Mickey Adams, against the Ukrainian champion, Andrei Volokitin. Read more

Commons vs Lords chess match

CSC organised a match between MPs and Peers in the Houses of Parliament as part of its UK vs Ukraine Solidarity Chess Match. Read more

4th City of London Schools Chess Tournament

A record number of children took part in the fourth edition of this fantastic tournament run by CSC. Read more

2nd North Staffordshire High School Chess Championship

The biggest ever high school chess tournament in Stoke involved 12 schools and 79 pupils. Read more

BBC Radio Tees visits a CSC chess club

The Gary Philipson Show featured interviews with CSC volunteers and pupils of the thriving club. Read more