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'International Chess Master Craig Pritchett - twice Scottish champion - recently took on 16 opponents in a simultaneous display at the Royal British Legion, Kelso. The event was staged to raise money for the Scottish Junior Chess Association Educational Trust, a registered charity.''He's seen here playing the event's organiser, Martin Keen (left). Craig won 14 games and drew just two, one of them to Earlston's George Birbeck. George is a member of Galashiels Chess Club.
'International Chess Master Craig Pritchett - twice Scottish champion - recently took on 16 opponents in a simultaneous display at the Royal British Legion, Kelso. The event was staged to raise money for the Scottish Junior Chess Association Educational Trust, a registered charity.''He's seen here playing the event's organiser, Martin Keen (left). Craig won 14 games and drew just two, one of them to Earlston's George Birbeck. George is a member of Galashiels Chess Club.

International chess master Craig Pritchett – twice Scottish champion – took on 16 opponents in a simultaneous display at the Royal British Legion, Kelso.

The Kelso Chess Club event was staged to raise money for the Scottish Junior Chess Association Educational Trust, a registered charity.

He’s seen here playing the event organiser, Martin Keen, left.

Craig won 14 games and drew just two, one of them to Earlston’s George Birbeck, a member of Galashiels Chess Club.

The event raised almost £300 for the charity.