Secondary Schools One-Day Tournament



Click on the links in the table below to:

  • View the resource, or

  • Download it as a PDF document (which may then be printed if desired)

FIDE Laws of Chess
The official Laws of Chess from the World Chess Federation
(Fédération Internationale des Échecs)
 Notes on the Laws of Chess
prepared for new players in our primary schools competitions
but may be useful for inexperienced secondary schools players
(3 pages)
 Paper on the Educational Benefits of Chess
by Dr Peter Dauvergne
(8 pages)

Two documents,

  • Guide to Players and

  • Chess Competition: Are You Ready?

have been prepared for new primary school players but may be useful for inexperienced secondary school players. They are available in hard copy on request (contact the Secondary Schools Coordinator,, if your school would like a copy).