Sunday 24 June 2018

Project 30 Update and Summary

Project 30, my year-long series of celebratory events, is now reaching its conclusion.

Here is a summary of events.

Rapidplay Match Championship

I played Matthew Jackman in the final and there is a report here.

KO Championship

This concluded yesterday and here is an update on the results from the previous report:


Dave Edmunds 1-0 Andrew Smith

Matthew Jackman 0-1 Sean Marsh


Dave Edmunds 0-1 Sean Marsh

Celebratory Tournament

The celebratory tournament took place in March, featuring specially invited players from my three chess clubs (Guisborough, Elmwood and Redcar). This was the day the snow returned and some people couldn't make it through! A full report can found here.

9th Mike Closs Memorial Tournament

A report on the 9th Mike Closs Memorial Tournament can be found here.

Harry Potter Evening

This special event at Stockton Central Library was a great success and a report can be found here.

30 Years Library Event

One of the best evenings of my life! A report can be found here.

Radio Tees

A full hour on Radio Tees with Bob Fischer! More here.

Simultaneous Displays

WFM Sarah Hegarty's simultaneous display at Ings Farm Primary School was one of the first Project 30 events. A report on this very memorable day can be found here.

GM Matthew Sadler and WFM Natasha Regan came to Yarm School for a very special Chess for Life event. Head here for an index of our reports on this wonderful day.

Outstanding Student

We are currently awarding a trophy prize to the outstanding students in each of our CSC Teesside schools.

Problem Solving Tournament

Another brand new event for 2018, this will take place at Park End Primary School this week and children from all 16 of our CSC Teesside schools will be invited to pit their wits against each other.

A concluding report will follow soon.

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