Category: Chess

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IVAN GROMOV ONLINE SCHOOLS LEAGUE

Wilson’s A beat Brentwood 5 - 1
Wins for Shivam (9H), Denis (8H), Raghav (9H), Rahul (10G) and Josh (8S)

Wilson’s B lost to Altrincham 2 - 4
Win for Shourya (8D), and draws for Anuj (8D) and Vedant (9G)

Wilson’s Chess Festival
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FACE YOUR OPPONENT

Russell Jamboree - Major Section

Our first 'Over the Board' chess fixture for 18 months. Wilson's B scored 11 out of 12, coming first out of 10 teams. Congratulations to Rahul (10G), Varun (U6), Sahil (U6), Adam (U6) and Idhant (9G) for two wins and to Josh (8S) and Anuj (8D) for one win each.

Year 7 Competition

Fifty of ...

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RESULTS

Ivan Gromov Online Schools League

Wilson’s A lost to KCS Wimbledon 2.5 - 3.5 Wins for Raghav (9H) and Varun (U6), draw for Henry (11D)

Wilson’s B lost to Eton College A 2 – 4 Win for Idhant (9G), draws for Anuj (8D) and Pratyush (10S)

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UK CHESS CHALLENGE

UK Chess Challenge is a very popular chess tournament which has tens of thousands of entrants. This year two of our pupils have played so well that they have reached the 'Terafinal', featuring only 60 players from the whole country, aged from 5 to

  1. Both our players are in Year 8: Shlok (8B) and Denis (8H). We congratulate them ...
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JULY REPORT

Wilson's Chess Festival went very smoothly with students assisting in setting up the venue and tidying away at the end. The chess was played to a high standard with no serious disputes to resolve.

Congratulations go to the winners and runners-up:

Section Alekhine 1st Sahil Kohli (5.5/7) 2nd = Pratyush Manchandia and ...

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FINAL MEETING OF THE YEAR

The Year 7 ECF chess club met for the final time on Tuesday. While it has been a turbulent year filled with national lockdowns and students having to self-isolate, the club has nevertheless met enough times to declare a winner of the club league. Congratulations to Joshua (7S) as overall winner and the player with the highest win ratio; and to Shourya ...

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JUNIOR JAMBOREE

Twenty one Wilson's players took part in the Southern Counties Chess Union "Junior Jamboree" on Saturday 5 June 2021. Henry (10D) and David (12B) both played for the Surrey U18 team, on boards 3 and 6 respectively. They helped Surrey to achieve third place in the Event by scoring 2.5/5 and 3.5/5 respectively. The Wilson's team in this event ...

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CLUBS AND COMPETITIONS

Wilson's continues to participate in team chess competitions Sports Fixtures online. Twenty six pupils played in the inter-school Mammoth battle on Friday 14 May and Wilson's finished second out of 37 schools. We finished behind Reading School, but ahead of KCS Wimbledon, St Paul's, Judd and Eltham College amongst others. Our leading scorers were: ...

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CHESS

This time it was the online Surbiton Junior Invitational tournament. Our top 6 players scored 93 points, well ahead of Muswell Hill junior Chess on 84 and Welsh Dragon Juniors on 82. Over 30 teams took part from around the United Kingdom. Our top scorer was Rahul (9G) who scored 26 points. Our other leading players were Aarush (7G), William B (Y12), ...

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BATTLING ONLINE AND IN SCHOOL

ECF Online Under 19 Schools Championships 2021

Congratulations to the Wilson’s team who were runners up in this national event. With 4 of our best 5 players in years 7 and 8 perhaps in future years we will go one better and win a national trophy!

It was also wonderful for our 4 upper sixth players, who had lost most ...

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RESULTS

Tuesday 15th December

KS5 Tournament 1st Adam (12C) 6/7; 2nd Shivank (13D); 3rd Sahil (12H)

KS4 Tournament 1st Henry (10D) 7/7; 2nd Minh (9C); 3rd Pratyush (9S)

KS3 Tournament 1st Shivam (8H) 7/7; 2nd Denis (7H); 3rd Limo (8C)

Over 100 Wilson’s pupils played in one of the three ...


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