Category: Chess

Chess delight

29th June 2022

We were delighted to send two teams to compete in the finals of two Sussex chess championships – the Butler Cup and the Primary Cup. It was very intense with…

Our incredible chess players

27th April 2022

Did you know that Copthorne Prep holds all five of the top school primary cup trophies (U7, U8, U9, U11 & U11 girls) and we currently have four national champions?…

Another successful term of chess

18th March 2022

Copthorne Prep Chess Club With the worst of the winter weather behind us, the preliminary phase of EPSCA inter-county competition got underway on Saturday 5 February with the Sussex U9…

Chess Update

16th November 2020

The colourful and warm late spring followed by glorious weather in the summer provided many chess parents with a welcome respite from the tedium of traversing the country in pursuit…

Wow … what a result!

17th June 2019

Very many congratulations to the latest group of Copthorne Chess Champions! For the first time in the cup’s history, our U7 team won the Sussex Junior Chess Cup, AND a…

Chess Update

4th March 2019

This Week It has been a very busy week with our chess teams! Amelie, Arun and Rafe represented us at the Cottesmore Chess Congress on Tuesday. This is one of…

Chess Success

16th June 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…

U7 Chess Team at the County Championships – Summer 2017

17th June 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…