School House surged into an early lead and never looked to be in any danger. Milo Welch led the way on Board One with 4 excellent victories including a win against his sister in the final round. Milo was well supported by Jiwan Rana and Conner Rourke-Davies who were also unbeaten. Tom Ashton won 3 of his 4 games to give School House an emphatic victory.
The Orchard Quartet of Aaron Lau, Slava Zakharov, Neil Wang and Daniel Cummings each recorded 3 wins to secure the runner-up spot for Orchard House.
Mrs Goodrich’s cunning coaching reaped the benefit as the de Winton girls picked up a number of ‘Fool’s Mate’ victories to boost their total score and claim the bronze medals.
All competitors are to be congratulated on a considerable feat of concentration – many players spent more than two hours in cerebral combat. Many reported feeling more tired than after a regular outdoor sport fixture. At the culmination of the competition the combatants consumed a chocolate chess set provided by the competition sponsor.
Our Boarding Houses really got stuck into the #CaptainTom100 challenge last Friday. Captain Tom 100 celebrates the amazing achievements of Captain Tom Moore ,who raised an incredible £38.9 million for the NHS Covid-19 appeal. Launched to coincide with what would have been his 101st Birthday,…Read on
St Nicholas House pupils and Years 7/8/9 ‘bubbles’ enjoyed fun packed activity camps over the Easter holidays. There was Stand Up Paddle Boarding and canoeing taking place on the nearby Brecon canal, tennis on our outdoor courts, indoor cricket, hockey on the all weather pitch…Read on
There was plenty of talent on display at today’s Eisteddfod. The event opened with ‘Hen Wlad fy Nhadau’ where all pupils stood and listened intently. The recitation team winners each performed their English and Welsh pieces whilst musicians Helisent, Shan Shan ,Izzy and Freya all…Read on
Christ College Music Department are proud to present a collection of performances and recollections from an illustrious group of Old Breconians for whom music has played a significant part in their lives. Many have gone on to have careers in the music industry as performers,…Read on
We were delighted to have William Osbourne, a professional animator, running a digital workshop with our Year 9 this week. The pupils got an insight into stop motion techniques as well as an opportunity to see some of William’s work . They were also able…Read on