The Ryleys School


Ryleys Lane, Alderley Edge, Cheshire, SK9 7UY

When is it?

Monday 3.30 pm – 4.30 pm

Who is it for?:

Children of all abilities are welcome to attend the chess club


Spring Term 2020 Dates:

January 13th, 20th and 27th

February 3rd, 17th and 24th

March 2nd, 9th, 16th and 23rd.


About Sarah Hegarty Chess Club:

We pride ourselves on the highest standards and ensure all out classes are engaging, fun, and tailored to the students. We happily take on complete beginners through to players competing for International championships and ensure each child gets the most of the experience.

We use physical and digital materials.

If they wish, children will be enrolled in individual and team competitions such as the Delancey UK Chess Challenge, the EPSCA national primary schools chess championships and AJIS chess championships.

About the teachers:

Matthew McGrogan – chess coach – Matthew recently completed a History degree at the University of Lincoln after finishing his A’ Levels at Stockport Grammar school. He has played chess for many years, representing both his school and university in various games and tournaments. He was head of the chess club at his secondary school with the responsibility of running the club each week, representing the school at open days to showcase the club and teaching students in the primary school.