October Chess News
Lots happening on the chess front in St Catherine’s! In the Friday afternoon chess club, we’ve just been through our first rounds of promotions from one division to the next up…congratulations to Usna, Cameron, Milo, Frankie, Tom, Peter R, Seamus K, Peter D, Mila, Stella and Olivia who have all been promoted, and to Ely, Joseph, Jools and Kevin who were medal-winners in Division 1!
Meanwhile First Class, with some older new children, have all been learning the rules of chess, and the following have gained their “Bronze Pawn” Level 1 certificate: Rian, Darragh, Jack, Cate, Molly, Maggie, Oscar B, Seán, Olivia G, Sophie O’C, Oscar R, Siena, Grace, Ellie-May, Aela, Shams, Cuan, Fionnuala, Sophie O’R and Matilda (all 1st Class) and Isaac and Richard from senior classes.
At chess coaching on Mondays, some 2nd Class students are blasting away much older opposition – well done Max, Adam R and Peter D who are at the top of our “Team Selection” Leaderboard!