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Ormiston Sudbury Academy students put chess skills to the test in inter-school tournament


By Newsdesk Sudbury


Ormiston Sudbury Academy, Tudor Rd, Sudbury.Pupils at Ormiston Sudbury Academy, in Sudbury, who took part in the first Ormiston Academy Trust (OAT) inter-school chess tournament. Picture Mark Westley. (7660427)
Ormiston Sudbury Academy, Tudor Rd, Sudbury.Pupils at Ormiston Sudbury Academy, in Sudbury, who took part in the first Ormiston Academy Trust (OAT) inter-school chess tournament. Picture Mark Westley. (7660427)

Pupils at Ormiston Sudbury Academy flexed their game brains when they took part in an inter-school chess tournament run by the Ormiston Academy Trust.

Entry into the competition came after the academy won funding to launch an after-school chess club.

Students from Year 11 competed against their opponents in an online version of the game.

Although Sudbury did not win, school principal Caroline Wilson said: “The chess club has proven to be very successful, allowing students to demonstrate their strategic thinking and further develop their creative ability.”



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