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    IAPS Chess
    The longest game of chess was recorded in 1989 in Belgrade, which ended in 269 moves.

IAPS CHESS

IAPS Chess tournament has been running since 1972, hosted at various venues around the country including The Dragon School, Edgarley Hall, Stamford, Oakham and Aldro School. The longest chess game theoretically possible is 5,949 moves but with IAPS tournament only on for 2 days - let’s hope none of the games are as long as this!

Tournament Information

Awards

  • Individual IAPS Champion trophy
  • Hodgson Cup - top 4 players in one school
  • David Bull Cup - top 4 U11 players from one school
  • Girls Team Cup - top scoring girls

National Governing Body Information

FORTHCOMING CHESS EVENTS

12/04/2018 Chess Championships Twickenham Prep School TW12 2SA More Info

PREVIOUS CHESS RESULTS

03/04/2017 Chess Championships Aldro School More Info

SOME FACTS ABOUT IAPS CHESS

1972

IAPS Debut

269

Longest game in moves

5949

Max moves possible

118

2016 Competitors