The game of chess is uniquely fascinating with strategic complexities providing lively minds an immediate challenge and stimulating exercise. At St. Andrews, chess is one of the five main sports offered to students. A strong tradition is followed here, wherein; students are introduced to advanced chess concepts and receive personalised attention during their practice sessions. Students play for fun and also take it up with increasing degrees of seriousness to compete at major school events.

Rev. Fr. Devasia Chess Tournament
Every year, the school hosts an Inter-School chess tournament in memory of the late Rev. Fr. Devasia, who was responsible for several path breaking changes in the field of education. This tournament was instituted in 2005.

Head Coach: Mr. Sameer