Kings of the chess world! The fantastic Jesmond Road juniors in 1972



Check this out ... a Hartlepool school chess team was making the Mail headlines in 1972 for its progress in a national competition.
Who can remember the talented Jesmond Road Junior squad which did so well that year.
The six-strong outfit was made up of Michael Boyd, Peter Singleton, Nicholas Collins, Christopher White, John Bridel, and Alastair Rae.
The Hartlepool Mail caught up with them when they fought out a brilliant 5-1 win against Ley Top Junior School from Bradford.
But it was no easy win as every game was closely contested, and our reporter said at the time: “They really had to... read more

 
30 January 2018 in Regional North East, Views: 26
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