Tuesday, 17 January 2017

1st H+H Brentwood Train and Play

Last Sunday (15th) was the 1st H+H Train and Play at Brentwood. 50 children came along to enjoy some coaching from International Masters Richard Pert and Adam Hunt and myself. The sponsorship from H+H will allow Richard and me to bring in a series of top guest coaches for the events.

Team Magnus Carlsen (managed by KEGS teacher Tim Worrall) won the team competition. One of the nice parts of the day is that everyone is in a team and plays three matches for their team against opponents of their own level in between the coaching sessions. CJCC were represented by 10 current or former players.

 CJCC Player Anna in action.

 Team Bobby Fischer focussed against Team Judit Polgar.

 Head scratching moment for Charlie.

 Tom concentrating hard for Team Magnus Carlsen mid-photo.

 CJCC Parent IM Richard Pert with Group B.

 Me with Group C.

 IM Adam Hunt with Group A.

In February H+H are supporting two further events – a holiday chess camp in half-term on 13th and 14th February and the next Train and Play event on 26th February. The next Train and Play will include Grandmasters Matthew Sadler and Nick Pert as part of the coaching team.

For further details of past and future events see www.britishchess.co.uk and feel free to email me with any questions.

Best Wishes

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