Olympia Conference Centre, Kensington, London


Free School Chess Events **All days FULL**



The 5th London Chess Classic takes place at Olympia from Saturday 7th December to Sunday 15th December 2013.


CSC school events at previous Classics have proved great successes and we are pleased to announce that we shall be running them again this year. The programme will be delivered by our professional chess tutors on each of the dates below and is intended for children of all chess abilities, from complete beginners upwards.




Events every day


Monday 9th December

Master Class

Simultaneous Display




Tuesday 10th December


Wednesday 11th December


Thursday 12th December


Friday 13th December



These events will run from 10.00am to 3.30pm each day, with a break for a packed lunch. All primary and secondary schools are invited to participate.


Please note that space is limited to 400 children per day and priority will be given to current CSC schools.




Photos © Ray Morris Hill

Schools’ Tournament Results


Monday 9th December

Sheen Mount: 86

Princess Frederica: 81

Twickenham Prep: 81

Manorside: 77

Sir Thomas Abney: 75

Wetherby Prep: 75

St Paul’s Cathedral: 73

East Tilbury: 71

West Lodge: 71

Mulberry House: 66

West London: 64

Bessemer Grange: 62

Craigfelen: 48




Wednesday 11th December

Oldfield Park: 58

St Paul’s Cardiff: 57

Welton: 54

St John’s: 53

Torriano: 52

Rhydypenau: 52

Ton-Yr-Ywen: 52

Woodberry Down: 51

City of London: 51

St Mary’s: 50

Westcliff: 46

St Mary Magdalene: 46

Cobourg: 45

Fairlop: 45

Firs Hill: 44

Yeading: 43

Sacred Heart: 43

Watercliffe Meadow: 41

Hambrough: 39

Owler’s Brook: 33


Thursday 12th December

Henleaze Junior School: 68 Westbury on Trym: 67

SS Mary and John School: 67

St Pauls C of E: 67

Lister Community School: 65 Ravenscroft: 64

Barham Primary: 62

Sybourn Primary: 62

Langley Grammar: 61

The Hartley Centre: 61

Stamford Green: 60

Connaught Junior School: 57 ARK Swift: 57

St Michael’s on the Mount: 55 Ellen Wilkinson: 55

William Davis: 53

Horfield Primary: 52

Long Cross: 51

Glenfrome Academy: 50


Friday 13th December

Heathside Prep School: 71

Dulwich Prep London: 69 William Patten Primary: 64

St Joachim’s: 63

St Mary’s RC Primary: 62

Judith Kerr Primary School: 61 Spa School: 60

St John Walham: 59

Benthal Primary: 58

CSC Teesside: 58

Oasis Primary: 57

Stalyhill Junior School: 57 Melcombe Primary School: 50 The Heys: 45


Several photos from the junior events are here.



Photographs will be taken at all LCC events which may appear on the CSC website and the charity’s promotional material. Members of the press may also film some of the events for broadcast. Appropriate parental consent should be obtained beforehand.


Please contact Nevil Chan on

 020 7935 3445 if you have any queries.






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