Norfolk chess players bring home national trophy
- Credit: Archant
Chess players from north Norfolk have brought home a trophy after competing in a national tournament for the first time.
Broadland Chess Club has won the National Club Championships Plate.
The Broadland team comprised Roy Hughes, Gerald Moore, Karthik Saravanan and Paul Badger who competed in the Major section of the tournament, which attracted six other clubs.
The event, run by the English Chess Federation, was held in Birmingham.
In another success, the club won the East Anglian Chess Union Clubs' Championships, held in Newmarket.
You may also want to watch:
Broadland overtook top seeds Linton (Cambridgeshire) in the late stages to record a third win in four years.
The Broadland team was Kamil Przybyla, Roy Hughes, Andrew Brett and Stephen Pullinger.
- 1 Shock as public toilets torched FOUR times
- 2 Social distancing stops fish and chip shop's restaurant opening on May 17
- 3 'It was divine' - Why this seafood platter is receiving rave reviews online
- 4 WATCH: Demolition of landmark seaside hotel
- 5 Historic farmhouse in six acres with holiday barn for sale for £1.65m
- 6 Hare coursers snared by police officers using night vision goggles
- 7 Cafe reveals exciting revamp as town gets ready to reopen
- 8 Woman bit female police officer after neighbour dispute arrest
- 9 Norfolk campsite voted third best in UK
- 10 Six North Norfolk beaches awarded blue flag status for summer 2021
Broadland Chess Club meets at the King's Head in Coltishall at 7.30pm on Mondays and Wednesdays.
It has about 33 members including females, seniors and juniors.
? For more information contact club secretary Paul Badger on 01603 737572 or at email@example.com