Chess Masters

PUBLISHED: 12:43 07 February 2008 | UPDATED: 10:01 04 May 2010

Chess players from the Rackham School, pictured, are celebrating.

Chess players from the Rackham School, pictured, are celebrating.

Champion chess players from the Rackham School in Witchford celebrated medal-winning success in the first round of national chess championships on Saturday. After an exhausting 6am start, the under 11-s team emerged victorious to win gold against players

Champion chess players from the Rackham School in Witchford celebrated medal-winning success in the first round of national chess championships on Saturday.

After an exhausting 6am start, the under 11-s team emerged victorious to win gold against players from Yorkshire and Lincolnshire schools at the Grimsby-based tournament. Under-9s walked away with bronze, and both teams have qualified for the national semi finals in June.

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