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Mike Basman, Delancey UK schools chess challenge
National Team Challenge
Special Offers


Junior and Senior tournaments to enter and trophies to be won. 
Join schools throughout the length and breadth of the UK as they battle for supremacy.
  • All matches are played LIVE at schoolchess.net
  • No costly travelling - No hassle - Just great competitive chess! 
  • Full post-game reviews for learning/coaching
  • Friendly competition for ALL

Format & tournament rules...

  • Six players per team in a knock-out format playing 40 minute matches
  • Two age-group tournaments: Junior 7-11yrs (KS2) & Senior 11-16yrs (KS3&4)
  • Mixed age teams are OK. (KS2,3&4) They will be entered in the Senior Tournament
  • Matches supervised by Teacher/Coaches


schoolchess.net is feature packed and designed specifically for schools. It opens the door to live, competitive inter-school chess for players of all abilities, giving both teachers and players unlimited access to opponents in other schools up and down the UK and beyond. You can register as many players as you like and play as many games/matches as you like! Your chess club will never be the same again! 

Register for your FREE 14 day trial
  • No special software required - just a PC and an internet connection
  • Easily find perfect opponents using the clever search tool, or choose a random school
  • Teachers are automatically notified when invitations to play are received
  • Managing invitations is intuitive and simple
  • There's no reason to miss a potential match ever again
  • Teachers can be linked to multiple schools (a great feature for peripatetic chess tutors/coaches
Tell your chess teaching friends & colleagues about schoolchess.net
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