Carrington Arms chess tournament (Sun. 01/06/14)

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Ever thought the chess game in Harry Potter was really cool and wished you were there…well now you can! The Walking Society and Chess Society are joining forces to bring you a chess tournament and burger social at the Carrington Arms.

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Everyone will have a chance to play someone on the large chess set at the Carrington Arms (ok maybe it’s not quite as big as the Harry Potter chess set….) then enjoy a yummy burger from their delicious steak counter (veggie option available)

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 Note: we only have three chess clocks so can people with smart phones download a chess clock app for the day 

 

 

Activity date:  Sunday, 1st June
Meeting point:  The Café Bookshop (Cranfield University)
Departing time from Cranfield:  10:30
Arriving time to Cranfield (approx):  15:00
Walk length: 4.5 miles
Club members only?:  No. But limited to 16 people
Sign up at:  Email walking@cranfield.ac.uk with “Sarah – Chess walk” in the subject title
Sign-up deadline:  Friday 30th May by 1pm
Price: Free (except for burger cost – see below)
Meal provided?: Burger will not be paid for but the walking society will pay £4 towards every meal. Menu is http://www.thecarringtonarms.co.uk/assets/Uploads/through-the-day-menu-may-2.pdf
Gear: Wear appropriate clothing and walking boots for a country walk taking into account the weather. It is liable to be wet and muddy underfoot.
Other information: Each game will last 8minutes. If you win, you get one point, if you lose, you do not get points, and if it is a draw you get 0.5 points.  The person who finishes with more points is the one who wins! For more details see linkhttps://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Round-robin_tournament

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    […] final walk I really enjoyed was the joint walking society and chess society walking where we walked to the Carrington Arms and held a chess tournament. Our walking society members got […]

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