Deptford Park School receives top chess award from world champion


Deptfor Park Primary School (Photo credit: Reading Tom via / CC BY)

Deptford Park Primary School was presented with the British Chess Educational Award by world champion Magnus Carlsen on 10 December 2015 at the London Chess Classic competition, which held at Kensington Olympia from 4 – 13 December, which ended with the Chess Pro-Biz Cup on 14 December.

The award is given annually by the English Chess Federation sponsored by funds provided through the generosity of the late Sir George Thomas but now administered by the British Chess Educational Trust, to schools which have shown outstanding achievements or enthusiasm in chess.

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Champion presents top chess award to inner London school

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