Summer Tournament

Malcolm Clarke’s hopes for chess online – at club and county, in his latest press article.

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Despite the lockdown Chandlers Ford chess club still hopes to run it’s popular summer tournament again this year, with the most likely scenario being that the majority of games will be played online and several players have expressed an interest in playing.

The number of online chess events continues to grow and the English Chess Federation is trying to introduce an online county championship.  It is early days yet, but Hampshire is already making enquiries even if there is no compulsion to enter and it could provide opportunities for those who never played county chess over the board to represent the county.

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