Ficheall is the network of primary school teachers in Ireland who promote the playing of chess in schools for the social, cognitive and mental-fitness benefits it has for students. To find some easy-to-use chess lessons and links to source chess materials please click here.
To find out more about the one-day non-competitive chess tournaments that schools enter please click here.
The deadline for entry is Friday October 18th 2019.
Ficheall aims to promote the playing of chess in Irish primary schools using a 3-stage approach:
Ficheall provides support and lesson plans for teachers to teach chess in their class or as an extra-curricular activity and establish an in-school chess league.
Ficheall organises one-day regional tournaments for schools to enter teams of 8 players and play against students from other schools. Its all about children playing chess!
Ficheall organise one-day tournaments for school chess teams who perform to a high standard at the regional tournaments.
Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org for more information. Click on the image below to see materials and lessons.