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.
Many congratulations to the winning and highly commended entries in this year’s essay competition. Pupils were challenged with a set of interdisciplinary questions and a time limit of one hour to display academic ambition, flair and question engagement. Topics ranged widely from our obligations to…Read on
On Monday 15th May 2023, Christ College Brecon hosted a wonderful evening from two rising young stars in the world of music. Anna Phillips was a music scholar at CCB and went on to receive a scholarship to study harp at the Royal Academy of…Read on
150 entrants took part in the second Christ College Brecon Mountain Challenge which took place on Sunday 7th May in the Brecon Beacons. For this year only it was renamed as the Coronation Mountain Challenge. The conditions were perfect for the three routes – 10,…Read on
Christ College Brecon has donated more than 500 items to its local food bank as part of its inaugural ‘Giving Day’. The occasion, which looks set to become a firm date in the school’s calendar, took place on Friday 5 May with children, parents, the…Read on
Last Wednesday, the winners of the East Wales Premier League ( Christ College 1st XV) and the winners of the West Wales Premier League ( Ysgol Ystalyfera) met at The Wern, Merthyr Tydfil RFC to determine the best Welsh school boy rugby team. This encounter…Read on
Two exceptionally talented scholars from the Royal Academy of Music are joining in concert at The Neuadd in Christ College Brecon on 15 May for a one-off musical medley combining harp and piano. Old Breconian and exquisite harpist Anna Phillips is returning to her former…Read on