Nitesh is Spalding St John’s chess champion

Nitesh Anbazhagen ANL-150623-111422001
Nitesh Anbazhagen ANL-150623-111422001
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Nitesh Anbazhagen (9) was the winner of the third annual chess tournament held at St John the Baptist Primary School in Spalding.

Thirty girls and boys aged from eight to 11 battled over three rounds and Nitesh won after a rapid-play decider.

St John's School ANL-150623-111433001

St John's School ANL-150623-111433001

St John’s has a thriving chess club which meets after school once a week and recently finished fourth in the Lincolnshire Schools Chess Congress in Stamford.

Any other local school who would like to play a match should contact headteacher Paul Reid.