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young people off the street, away from drugs and crime.
To Help Ex
Service Men and Women overcome mental disorders.
Chess Sets For
Presentation of the first Thoughtsport Chess Set for
Derbyshire Schools took place at Ripley Junior School,
11am Friday 9th October by the chairman of Derbyshire
Patron Johnny Nelson
Thoughtsport.co.uk via North of
England's, a charity, has provided free of charge to Derbyshire schools who
request them, 6 chess sets and boards, a training DVD, notation cards and a
package containing the rules of chess and the contacts for clubs and
competitions relevant to junior chess throughout England. Over a thousand sets
and boards are expected to be needed for the issue and these are to be paid for
by donations from Derbyshire companies and individuals. The above companies and
individuals are sponsors to date. The chess boards and DVD's are designed and
manufactured in Derbyshire.
and educates young people through board games music and sport. Young people that
have been disaffected by the system and left behind are helped find their place
in society by involving them in activities that require more than just classroom
studies or just physical strength. Thoughtsport promotes the mind
expanding techniques that are needed to be a winner in today's sporting and game
arenas as well as life itself. Academic skills are taught by relaxed
methods with a strong emphasis on chess mathematics music and physical fitness.
Thoughtsport is where
mental and physical strength come together in a classroom method but
without the schoolroom stressors. Physical strength is encouraged through a
boxing fitness regime for boys and girls. Thoughtsport is producing a TV
documentary featuring the games and sports played by famous people that helped
them succeed in their career.
Rt. Hon. R. Caborn MP
Minister for Sport.
in Trafalgar Square Johnny
Nelson, Chess with Emma Bentley
Simul Players with GM. Michael Adams
Thoughtsport.co.uk was created by G.
Ken Norbury teaches business studies,
mathematics and plays chess for Sheffield.
Webset Thoughtsport. Truth Before Tact. DB 07-03-2006.
New York - London - Assoc. Lucknow India.