Claire Summerscale - 4NCL Chairman


Claire Summerscale


Claire took over as 4NCL chairman from IM Paul Littlewood, who had been at the helm for a decade.


Chess trainer, author, radio personality (Radio 4) and former ECF Director of Junior Chess & Education, Claire brings fresh impetus to the role in addition to a unique wealth of experience.


No stranger to the media, Claire has appeared several times on Radio 4 and captained the Pride & Prejudice team on their TV debut on BBC2's quiz show Eggheads. Claire is a full time junior chess coach and works in various London schools including King’s College Junior School.


Roll of honour


  *   Former British U11 & U13 girls champion.

  *   Part of Slough’s team representing 4NCL in Women’s Europe Club championship.

  *   Former BCF Director of Women’s International Chess, at a time when England’s women’s team were placed 8th in the European Team Championship.

  *   Accomplished chess author Chess - pub. 2006, Interview with a Grandmaster pub 2001.

  *   Former ECF Director of Junior Chess and Education.


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