Kevin Wilson preparing chess lessons (image © Kevin Wilson)
Kevin Wilson, of the Darlington Chess Club, has started a junior section at his club. He has also created an excellent blog which is already building into into an important resource centre for improving players. The blog shows every indication of growing into something special, so pop along and take a look.
It's always good to do a job you love
Meanwhile, the Chess in Schools and Communities scheme has enjoyed a very good first half-term of action and a large number of new chess players has already been created.
There's lots more to come. Follow the progress over at the official CISC website.
In particular, juniors, teachers, coaches and schools should note these special events, which will be part of the London Chess Classic in December:
Tournament and Simultaneous display:
My own reports for the CISC can be found on this page. There are further mentions in numerous places, including the CISC blog and Mongoose Times.
Norman Stephenson (left, in play against
Julian Allinson) works alongside me for the CISC