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Thursday, November 28, 2013

Doctor Who Theme Chess Tournament in Mablethorpe Today

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Hello everyone,

A Doctor Who themed chess tournament is taking place in Mablethorpe today (Thursday November 28). 

The tournament, which is open to everyone, will take place at Mablethorpe Library from 4 pm until 5.45 pm. There will be prizes for the best Doctor Who fancy dress, and for the winner and runners-up of the tournament. Jamie Carter runs the chess club at Mablethorpe Library, Sutton on Sea Library, and Alford Library. He also runs successful chess clubs at Sutton on Sea Community Primary School, and Monks’ Dyke Tennyson College in Mablethorpe.

Jamie said: “We have got quite a few regulars now at the chess club sessions, but we always welcome new members and new volunteers to help run the club. It’s nice to have an inter-generational club, as chess is a great game for all ages.” For more information, call Jamie on 01507 478331.

-- Doctor Who is a British science-fiction television programme produced by the BBC. The programme depicts the adventures of the Doctor, a Time Lord—a time-travelling humanoid alien. He explores the universe in his TARDIS, a sentient time-travelling space ship. Its exterior appears as a blue British police box, which was a common sight in Britain in 1963 when the series first aired. Along with a succession ofcompanions, the Doctor faces a variety of foes while working to save civilisations, help ordinary people, and right wrongs.
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