Hampton’s chess players are doing what they love most to help raise funds for the NHS. 2018 British Chess Champion and School Vice-Captain, Koby Kalavannan, has teamed up with First Year fellow chess enthusiast Zaid Ahmed to run a weekly online chess tournament.
We thought it would a fun way of helping our amazing healthcare workers in the NHS.
Costing £2 to enter, all donations are being given to two charities: The Royal Medical Benevolent Fund and the student medical charity Medic Mentor. To date, the tournaments along with the boys’ other fundraising initiatives, have helped raise over £1,500. Koby says all abilities are welcome to take part in the chess tournaments which are fun and exciting. To enter click here.
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I’m looking forward to seeing some fireworks over the virtual chess boards on Saturday at 3pm! Don’t miss it!