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Al fresco chess in the spring sunshine

posted 21 Apr 2015, 00:50 by Phil Broughton   [ updated 21 Apr 2015, 00:52 ]
Al fresco Chess
The sun's recent, glorious reappearance has led to Chess Club being moved to the playground, where students are enjoying the sun and the strategy. If it's cold or wet or they're not there, please try Mr Richardson or Mr Martin's classrooms.

Chess Club were also very fortunate to have Tim Mortimer of East Sheen Chess Club join them and provide one hour of training in tactics before playing eighteen students simultaneously, where students put into practice the lessons that they had just been taught. Tim won every game in the end but afterwards commented on the quality of a number of our players. Rowan, in Year 7 was the last remaining player after 90 minutes of high drama.

We always have space for more players, so please come and join us outside the Oak Tree Cafe if you'd like to learn to play or test your skills. We will be running a tournament over the coming weeks and you must get signed up soon (see Mr Martin) if you'd like to join.

For information on the many other extracurricular activities and clubs taking place at Richmond Park Academy visit our Extracurricular Activities page.