The morning session started with some coaching and puzzles on the theme of checkmates; followed by some noisy team working in games of exchange chess.
After more coaching on a theme of eliminating the defence the session ended with a very lively fun chess session featuring card chess and other varients.
The afternoon session was given over to a 6-round tournament with medals for 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place in each of 3 sections.
Checkmate Stars: James B, Isaac, Cameron, Matthew, Nicholas and Ned
Exchange Chess Champions: James B, Isaac, Theo, Nicholas, Tom, Danny and Niamh
Defence Elimination Experts: Matthew, Elektra and Alex
Tournament Group 1:
1st – Callum
2nd – Tom
3rd – Isaac
Tournament Group 2:
1st – James Z
2nd – Matthew
3rd – Cameron
Arbiters award – Theo
Tournament Group 3:
1st – Nicholas
2nd – Fred
3rd – Niamh
Arbiters award – Elektra and Ned