Chess Success

June 16, 2018

Budding chess champions of the future, 11 Year 2 children represented Copthorne at the Sussex Junior Chess tournament at Great Walstead last weekend. Aaradhana & Aran were both given Arbiter’s Awards, and the team came 2nd overall! Congratulations to all the children, and to Mr. Tuck for such enthusiastic teaching!

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U7 Chess Team at the County Championships – Summer 2017

June 17, 2017

Congratulations to our budding chess team … Copthorne U7s came overall 2nd at the County Championships at Great Walstead last Saturday, out of a total of 8 teams. Amelie R (who is joining us in September in Year 3) came 1st, and 2nd place was shared between Rohan and Taran. Other members of the team […]

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Chess Report – March 2017

March 8, 2017

The last two weeks has seen Copthorne Chess teams in action at Brambletye and Cottesmore tournaments as well as Copthorne hosting a Sussex Junior Chess Under 11 five counties match last Saturday. At Brambletye, we entered an A team with Zevon, Kieron, Nick H and Sophie competing well to finish in joint top spot. Our […]

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Successful Chess Players

June 19, 2016

Yet another successful group of chess players emerges from Copthorne! This year’s Under 7 team competed at Great Walstead last weekend, and out of a total of 20 schools represented, Copthorne Prep came 3rd in the team event. All our players were playing in their first tournament, and Mr Tuck reports an immediate burst of confidence […]

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Chess Success for Copthorne!

May 13, 2016

Congratulations to the Copthorne team who won Division C of the Sussex Under 13 Butler Cup, held at Brighton College yesterday. They returned with a school trophy and individual medals. Well done Zevon, Kieron, Dan W and our youngest star Sophie.

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Chess News

March 7, 2016

Congratulations to Zevon, Kieron and Sophie who helped Copthorne finish in third place from 14 schools at the Cottesmore Congress. Alex H, Sam R, Rafe C and Pranav L finished equal second earlier this week representing the Copthorne B team in the second round of the Sussex Under 11 Primary Cup. The A team (Sophie, […]

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January 17, 2016

The Under 13 Chess team played at the Brambletye tournament yesterday which featured 10 of the top teams in the area. Kieron E was our star performer winning all 4 of his matches. Cosmic won 2 points, Zevon 1½ and Nick H found the going very tough against quality opposition but they all gained a […]

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Sorcha has a great start!

December 7, 2015

Yesterday, Sorcha took part in her first Chess Tournament for U11 Girls Sussex Junior Chess  and won 1 game out of 5.  She was the youngest in the competition as she just had her 5th Birthday on Thursday!  Sadly there weren’t enough Copthorne Girls to make up a team so no team prizes this time. Well done […]

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