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The Chess Champions of Nūhaka

The chess champions of nūhaka cover image.
School Journal L2 August 2016 cover image.

by Kiwa Hammond

Nūhaka School took out the title of “Most Successful School” in the Hawke’s Bay junior chess championship last year. The interest in chess at the school was sparked by a workshop given by Genesis Potini (subject of the New Zealand film The Dark Horse) several years ago.

Series: School Journal Level 2 August 2016

Learning area: English, Health and Physical Education, Mathematics and Statistics

Curriculum level: 2

Reading year level: 4

Category: Non-fiction

Related titles: Listed in TSM

Topics: board games, chess, chess notation, concentration, Genesis Potini, Gisborne, inspiration, Nūhaka, teamwork, The Dark Horse, tournaments

In: School Journal Level 2 August 2016

Publication date: August 2016

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