Congratulations to the P5 chess team who did very well at the Lothian Junior Chess Tournament last term, coming second overall but winning the Carlton Shield for best team from a single school. The team were Oshi, Jennifer, Jonathan and Tomos. The other teams entered from Sciennes also did very well and won prizes: the … Continue reading Chess Success
P6/7 Chess Champions. Thank you to Anna Davis for this great photoChess ClubWhat a start! The chess season kicked off on the 22nd November at Wester Hailes with Sciennes entering four teams. The highlight of the day was the P7/U A Team winning the tournament. This was a real achievement as they won the largest … Continue reading Chess Success!
Sciennes, fielding four teams, made an excellent start in the first event of the new season, Lothian League Day One, run by Lothian Junior Chess at Wester Hailes Education Centre on 24th November. The season started with the highest number of teams entered for this event for six years and the Sciennes' teams performed extremely well.P5 … Continue reading Chess Success
Last weekend the Sciennes Chess Club had a very successful Chess Tournament at Wester Hailes Education Centre. Sciennes was represented by 4 teams of four. We brought home FIRST prize in P5 and Under category and SECOND prize in P6/7 category, but all teams played very well and above all showed excellent sportsmanship, supporting each … Continue reading Chess Success!
First Place in Scottish Primary Schools Team Chess Championship!
Congratulations to John, Angus, Theo and Aryan who achieved First Place in the Scottish Primary Schools Team Chess Championship for P7 and Under at East Kilbride on 18th May 2014. Another remarkable success for the boys as Primary Champions and for the Sciennes Chess Club. An outstanding result for John who achieved the highest score … Continue reading First Place in Scottish Primary Schools Team Chess Championship!
Supreme Chess! Outstanding Success!
What an amazing achievement for the Sciennes Chess Club P5 and Under A, B and C Teams pictured here! The B Team won First Place and the C Team won Second Place in the Lothian Schools Chess B League. The C Team also took First Place in the C League. The A Team came in … Continue reading Supreme Chess! Outstanding Success!
More Chess Success!
On Saturday 27th January at WHEC Matthew, Jonathan, Stuart and Pere came Second in the Lothian Junior Championship Chess King's League. There were lots of other prize winning Sciennes players:P5&U Ungraded 1. Aidan Davis P5&U Graded2. Sergi Mackinlay Vich P6/7 "Stars Barred" (graded <500) 2. Aryan Bhulanny Congratulations to all!
Congratulations to our fantastic Chess Teams!Sciennes, fielding 4 teams, made an excellent start in the first event of the new season, Lothian League Day 1, run by Lothian Junior Chess at W Hailes Education Centre on 3/11/13 coming out top in each of the 2 sections. The P6/7 A Team (John, Angus, Theo and Atharva) scored 21/24 … Continue reading Chess Success!
Chess Kings and Queens!
Chess kings and queens crowned at MegafinalCongratulations to Sciennes' pupils Aidan, Angus, Matilda Robert Davis, Joseph Bartlett, Sergi MacKinlay-Vich, Jingzhong Fan for their Chess Success!Posted on June 5, 2013 by Children & Families Councillor Cathy Fullerton was delighted to attend the Delancey UK Chess Challenge Edinburgh Megafinal recently and present prizes to winners and participants. The … Continue reading Chess Kings and Queens!
First Place in Chess Megafinal for Robert
Sciennes' Chess Club successfully competed in the Megafinal at Wester Hailes Education Centre on Sunday 28th April 2013, against other schools from the whole of the East of Scotland. Outstanding results!Angus Holme was the youngest member of the club, and the whole competition, to take part and won the Under 6 section; Aidan Davis won … Continue reading Chess Success
Chess Club in East of Scotland Chess Competition
Yet more chess success, as Sciennes Chess club is to represent school in East of Scotland chess competition.Sciennes chess club has been taking part in the Delancey Chess Challenge, a UK wide schools chess competition, with the first stage being played last term at the club. Children who scored 17 points or more were invited … Continue reading Chess Club in East of Scotland Chess Competition
Giant Chess Board in Meadows
Jason Kouchak enjoys a game of chess with Sciennes Primary pupils Tom and Abi Hossell and members of the school Chess Club. Picture: Greg Macvean Grateful thanks to Mike Shields, Community Parks Officer, who approached us about launching a giant outdoor chess board set, generously donated by Jason Kouchak. Pupils from Sciennes' highly successful Chess Club … Continue reading Giant Chess Board in Meadows
Sunday 25th February was the final day in the Lothian Primary Chess League schools team competitions. Sciennes represented this event with 24 players split into 2 teams of P6/7 and 4 teams of P5 andunder. In the P6/7 A league Sciennes came second and in the B league came third.In the younger group we came … Continue reading CHESS CLUB
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