Chris goes to Goa for Chess Championships

A Huntingdon man is travelling to India to represent Britain in the Visually Impaired World Chess Championships. Chris Ross, who teaches at St Peter s School, in Huntingdon, flies out to Goa, in southern India on Friday for the competition, which lasts t

A Huntingdon man is travelling to India to represent Britain in the Visually Impaired World Chess Championships.

Chris Ross, who teaches at St Peter's School, in Huntingdon, flies out to Goa, in southern India on Friday for the competition, which lasts two weeks and is held every four years.

He is hoping to finish in the top 10 for the first time, having previously competed in 1998 and 2004.

INFORMATION: To find out more about chess for the visually impaired, visit www.braillechess.org.uk