Chess is a fun and popular activity for students in Firies National School. It helps to develop concentration, the ability to plan ahead and think strategically.
Classes learn common tactics and strategies with opportunities to represent the school in Community Games and Ficheall county championships.
Chess gives the children unique social bonding experiences, with senior classes passing on their knowledge to younger classes and a chance to play against and host students from other schools.
Practice make perfect with chess! Click on the links below to find out more and learn the basics.