After months of preparations, the 3rd edition of the Peda Chess, All Primary Schools Chess Championship gets underway from today at Chrisland Nursery and Primary School Opebi, Lagos.
The tournament, which is major talent discovery programme in the countryâ€™s chess activities, will involve aspiring talents from notable schools like Home Science Association Nursery and Primary , CTC International School, Chrisland School, Tender Cradle School, Children International School, Karis School, SIS Children School and Sunnydale School among others.
Coordinator of the programme, Lanre Ajibola disclosed that a lot of gift incentives would be won by players in two category of play namely; Under_7 and the senior category. â€œThe eligibility of participation is restricted to students of Primary schools and itâ€™s our own little way to impact knowledge in the youths of this nation aside being students who wants to excel in academies,â€ he commented.
He explained that aside trophy for the winner of the competition, medals, silver plates and badges while Home Science Association Nursery and Primary School are the defending champions.
Among the major sponsor of the programme are, Professor Abisogun Leigh Chess Foundation, Pedachess Educational Services Limited, Law Alliance, Gold Five Investment Limited and Chrisland Educational Organization.