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Juniors Triumph in Chess Tournament

 Junior school chess tournament Stamford Junior School’s chess team hosted a tournament on Thursday 9th and went head to head with Malcolm Sargent Primary School, and there was a resounding victory for SJS.

Fourteen chess players from Years 3 to 6, several who were competing for the first time, challenged pupils from Malcolm Sargent Primary School. The score was almost even after round one but Stamford found their ambition and pulled into the lead to take the match 18 – 14 after round two.

Chess Club coach Mrs Helen Britton was thrilled at the success of her team, describing the students as “such confident and kind pupils, as well as excellent chess players!”