Category Archives: Chess

UK Delancey Chess Challenge

This is the first year we have entered the UK Delancey Chess Challenge and we are pleased and very proud to report that seven of our boys are among the 1,000 children out of the original 50,000 that have made...

Delancey UK Chess Challenge 2017

Chess has really become popular at Lockers and this year we have entered the Delancey Chess Challenge. This is an incredible event with 1,400 schools or clubs taking part last year – a staggering 48,200 participants. These tournaments are massively...

Chess v Aldwickbury

It is interesting to see how a game can take over a school (or a large number of it’s pupils). When I came in to get the Cubs up I wandered into the Boarders Common Room to see 10 of...

Simultaneous Chess v Steve Law

Each year we are incredibly lucky to have Steve Law, a County Chess player, visit us. He takes on all comers in a simultaneous game. So far he hasn’t been beaten – but this year one boy, Karan, managed to...

IAPS Chess Championship

Chess has taken on much more significance at Lockers over the last year and Mr Phillips has been looking at opportunities for the boys to show their skills against other schools.This week they spent 3 days competing in the IAPS...

Chess v Aldwickbury

Not every boy in school enjoys sport (just most of them!) and for some chess is a perfect alternative. This year it has become very popular with a chess ladder being played in the school and regular matches occurring. Several...