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English Primary Schools' Chess Association Comes to Bolton School

Saturday, 09 March 2013

Bolton School Girls’ Division hosted the North of England Under 9 EPSCA Chess Finals on Saturday 9 March 2013.  

Nearly two hundred children from as far afield as Yorkshire, Staffordshire and Nottingham, competed with each other in the School’s magnificent Great Hall. Parents, teachers and chess coaches alike appreciated the facilities which were the ideal setting for serious chess.

Pupils from Bolton School Junior Boys’ and Girls’ schools were well represented in the Manchester County Team:

Isha Nunkoo

Amerleen Hundle

Kavin Velmurugan

James Hopkinson

Nat Gatenby

Farrell Saturley

Sebastian Schofield

Sam Whittaker

The event controller, Julian Clissold (Chairman EPSCA), thanked the Head of Bolton School Junior Girls' School, Mrs Brierley, for the support of the School and for Bolton School’s on-going support of Junior Chess in the North West of England.

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North of England Under 9 EPSCA Chess Finals

The North of England Under 9 EPSCA Chess Finals were held at Bolton School

North of England Under 9 EPSCA Chess Finals

Amerleen Hundle (Bolton School Junior Girls' Division) prepares for action

Sebastian Schofield (Bolton School Junior Boys' Division) deep in thought