Firstly I would like to say a huge Thank You to everyone who participated in the classes and the final tournament. It was amazing to see the progress of the students over the few weeks. I hope that they have enjoyed learning how to play chess. We have appreciated your kind words, thoughts and feedback over the course.

The Schools Ignition Chess Program Champion 2020 is

Applegarth Elementary School in New Jersey, 08831


Here are the individual results from the tournament:

SICP Main Championship Tuesday Arena 

1st: Samanyu (Oak Tree Elementary School)

2nd: Sarayu (Applegarth Elementary School)

3rd: Diya (Applegarth Elementary School)

SICP Main Championship Thursday Arena 

1st: Kiaan (Applegarth Elementary School)

2nd: Samanyu (Oaktree Elementary School)

3rd: Sarayu (Applegarth Elementary School)

SICP Main Championship Sunday Arena 

1st: Samanyu (Oaktree Elementary School)

2nd: Kiaan (Applegarth Elementary School)

3rd: Sarayu (Applegarth Elementary School)

Special Mention and Player Award for the player who over the last 4 weeks who has played an incredible 558 chess games online: AbhinavK098

Runner Up: as_nothing100 who played 345 games

Our next course will start on Monday 18th January 2021. We will send out information about the next course in early January. 

I hope you have a fabulous rest of the year and a Happy New Year!

Winter Wishes

Lateefah Messam-Sparks

Course Creator