Wystartowała 7 edycja turnieju pomiędzy szkołami z różnych krajów. Uczestniczą szkoły z Grecji, Hiszpanii, Meksyku oraz Polski

Poster from Nikos

Initiated ICCF event:

The 7th School International Chess Event 2020/21 launched

with the participation of 5 schools from … Greece, Spain, Mexico and Poland

Short history:

Initial idea to organize friendly match between schools was raised by teachers Nikos Rokopanos (GRE) and Jan Wiech (POL) in 2014, which has been continued in the following years in a larger cast and in the form of a team event.

Previous school chess events:

Edition From To # Teams Winner Remarks
1st 2014-12-31 2015-04-24 2
  1. Vocational High School of Samos, Mavrogeneio (Greece) and
  2. Elementary School No 150 from Warsaw (Poland)
Vocational High School of Samos, Mavrogeneio (Greece) one game played in consultation
2nd 2016-01-31 2016-05-31 3
  1. Pipacsvirág Elementary School, Telki (Hungary),
  2. IES Jándula, Andújar (Spain) and
  3. High School of Marathokampos (Greece)
Pipacsvirág Elementary School, Telki (Hungary) 6 boards (teacher+5 students)
3rd 2016-10-10 2017-05-31 3
  1. IES Jándula, Andújar (Spain);
  2. High School of Marathokampos (Greece);
  3. Gimnazjum nr 1, Tomaszów Lubelski (Poland)
Gimnazjum nr 1, Tomaszów Lubelski (Poland) 6 boards (teacher+5 students)
4th 2017-11-15 2018-05-31 4
  1. IES Jándula, Andújar (Spain);
  2. High School of Karlovassi, Samos (Greece);
  3. Szkoła Podstawowa nr 1, Tomaszów Lubelski (Poland);
  4. Liceum Ogólnokształcące nr 1, Brodnica (Poland)
Szkoła Podstawowa nr 1, Tomaszów Lubelski (Poland) 6 boards (teacher+5 students)
5th 2018-10-20 2019-05-31 4
  1. Wilson School, Sutton (England);
  2. IES Jándula, Andújar (Spain);
  3. Karlovassi Lyceum/High School, Samos (Greece);
  4. Szkoła Podstawowa nr 1, Tomaszów Lubelski (Poland)
Wilson School, Sutton (England) 4 boards (teacher+3 students)
6th 2019-10-20 2020-05-31 9
  1. IES Jándula, Andújar (Spain)
  2. High School/Lyceum, Karlovassi, Samos (Greece)
  3. Szkoła Podstawowa nr 1, Tomaszów Lubelski (Poland)
  4. Wilson School, Sutton, London (England)
  5. Liceum Ogólnokształcące nr 1, Brodnica (Poland)
  6. King’s College School, Wimbledon, London (England)
  7. Zespół Sportowych Szkół Ogólnokształcących (ZSSO), Gdynia (Poland)
  8. Hristo Botev High School, Aytos (Bulgaria)
  9. Oberschule Neuenhagen (Germany)
Complex of General Sports Schools (ZSSO), Gdynia (Poland) 4 boards (teacher+3 students)
7th 2020-10-20 2021-05-31 5
  1. IES Jándula, Andújar (Spain)
  2. Fundación El Peñón, Jonacatepec (Mexico)
  3. High School, Karlovassi, Samos (Greece)
  4. Liceum Ogólnokształcące nr 1, Brodnica (Poland)
  5. Szkoła Podstawowa nr 1, Tomaszów Lub (Poland)
4 boards (teacher+3 students)

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7th School International Chess Event 2020/21

The Polish Correspondence Chess Commission of the Polish Chess Federation is organizing this tournament.

The event regulations were placed at the organizer website here. They were sent to all national delegates and placed also at the ICCF website.

The main purpose is to integrate school children within common passion chess.

This is the 7th School International Chess Event 2020/21 played on the ICCF server from 2020-10-20 to 2021-05-31 at 4 boards (teacher+3 students under 19).

The event is unrated. Time control – an incremental rate of play (initial time: 20 days per game plus increment: 1 move in 3 days with duplication after 20 days; 10 days leave per calendar year, no special leave). Unfinished games will be adjudicated.

This time participants are teams from 5 following schools:

  1. IES Jándula, Andújar (Spain)
  2. Fundación El Peñón, Jonacatepec (Mexico)
  3. High School, Karlovassi, Samos (Greece)
  4. Liceum Ogólnokształcące nr 1, Brodnica (Poland)
  5. Szkoła Podstawowa nr 1, Tomaszów Lub (Poland)

As usual poster was provided by Nikos. Many thanks!

Below you can find short notes about participants, which might be updated yet.

Short notes about participants

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1.IES Jándula, Andújar (Spain)

Group photo of the Spanish team

We are writing from a high school in Andújar (Spain), a city which is very close to Linares, where so many GM chess tournaments have been held, as we are also interested in implementing a talent program which includes chess with our own students. This course we can teach chess, in the high school, to students into the chess programme. As for the teachers who are behind the talent project in our high school, we are a multidisciplinary group which already includes English, Music, Economics and Computer Science teachers.

You can read more about chess in this Spanish school at web pages (chess club, school)

The team are all 13-14 years old. Spanish team is directed by José Luis Meco, Economics teacher at Jándula high school and president of Jándula Chess Club.

Board Name
b1 Meco Benítez, José Luis
b2 Ventaja Jiménez, Manuel
b3 Meco Solis, Lucia
b4 Ruiz Diaz, Alba

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2.Fundación El Peñón, Jonacatepec (Mexico)

Group photo of the Mexican team

Mexican school team – Nicolas, Yamil, Jose, DerekThe El Peñón Foundation is a differentiated private school, that is, for boys only, located in Jonacatepec de Leandro Valle, Morelos. It provides secondary, preparatory, and religious (Catholic) education for 450 low-income students. It is the most renowned school in the eastern region of Morelos and is a participant and winner of multiple competitions and Olympics in all the areas of knowledge that we cover. More can be found at the school page.

The team are all 13-16 years old. Mexican team is directed by Nicolás Tlapala Escobar, Physics and Mathematics teacher. He is also in charge of training students who participate in the National Physics Olympiad. He is responsible for the High Performance Club, where he also teaches chess.

Board Name
b1 Tlapala Escobar, Nicolás
b2 Meléndez Morales, Yamil Antonio
b3 Galván Villegas, José Isaí
b4 Meléndez Morales, Derek Ian

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3.High School, Karlovassi, Samos (Greece)

Group photo of the Greek team

Karlovassi High School, Samos, is a junior high school at the town of Karlovassi, located in the northwest of the island of Pythagoras. Karlovassi is the second largest city on the island of Samos.

The team are all 12-16 years old. Greek team is directed by Nikos Rokopanos, Maths teacher in High School of Karlovassi.

Board Name
b1 Rokopanos, Nikolaos
b2 Stasinis, Argiris
b3 Kalatzis, Aggelos
b4 Zoulianitis, Dimitris

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4.Liceum Ogólnokształcące nr 1, Brodnica (Poland)

xxx Group photo of the team xxx

The Philomats of Michałowska’s Land High School in Brodnica was founded in 1873. It is one of the oldest schools in Poland. It has a rich history and its contribution to the development of Polishness in the Prussian territories. The school now boasts many scientific and sporting achievements. The chess section has existed for 10 years and has reached the medal positions in team and individual competitions in the Brodnica district.

Headmaster is Wiesław Łupina. Virtual walk around the school at the school page.

The team are all 18 years old. Polish team from Brodnica is led by Marcin Kołodziejski, IT/Maths teacher and chess instructor.

Board Name
b1 Kołodziejski, Marcin
b2 Murawski, Wiktor
b3 Kot, Mikołaj
b4 Komorowski, Kacper

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5.Szkoła Podstawowa nr 1, Tomaszów Lubelski (Poland)

xxx Group photo of the team xxx

Primary School No. 1 in Tomaszów Lubelski was founded in 1999 after school system reform as Junior High School No. 1 and in 2017, after next school system reform, was transformed to primary school. Headmaster is Witold Pitura. More can be found at the school page.

The school is running sport club LUKS „Tomasovia” Tomaszów Lubelski, including chess section. Member of chess section are mostly school students.

The team are all 14 years old. Polish team is led by Ryszard Probola, IT and chess teacher.

Board Name
b1 Probola, Ryszard
b2 Ożga, Amelia
b3 Stępora, Maciej
b4 Buczak, Gabriel

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