On Saturday 3 February the Pointer’s Chess Team took First Place in the English Primary School Chess Association’s very popular National Primary School Chess Championship at Eltham College.  Our Pointer’s elite chess team this year included Pointer’s chess team captain Evan, Stakhey, Shreyas, Max and Axel. The elite team went on to win First Place for the first time ever for the Pointer School with Evan, Stakhey and Shreyas all achieving perfect 5/5 scores. Overall the team achieved 21/25 points – an impressive result. This three-stage competition begins with regional qualifiers at the start of the year and culminates with national finals in July. The elite team will now go on to compete in the semi-final in Bristol in May.

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