sport news England centre Manu Tuilagi is out to check the Welsh in Six Nations clash

Powerhouse England centre Manu Tuilagi is out to check the Welsh in Six Nations clash at Twickenham  The England players have formed a chess league in camp at Pennyhill Park  Jonny May is providing the main competition for the powerhouse centre  Tuilagi could be reunited in the centre with Henry Slade against Wales

By Nik Simon for the Daily Mail

Published: 22:36 GMT, 3 March 2020 | Updated: 22:40 GMT, 3 March 2020

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Manu Tuilagi is England’s master of destruction on the pitch — and he is building an equally fierce reputation on the chess board.

The powerhouse centre, who rattled Ireland No 10 Johnny Sexton with his early carries in England’s victory last time out, has clearly been working on fast starts.

Snatching an early try has been a big focus of England’s preparations for Wales, but Tuilagi has extended the approach beyond rugby.

Manu Tuilagi could be reunited with Henry Slade for the first time since the World Cup

Manu Tuilagi could be reunited with Henry Slade for the first time since the World Cup

England have formed a chess league in camp at Pennyhill Park —with Jonny May providing the main competition.

‘I started playing in Japan during the World Cup. I’m obsessed with it,’ said Tuilagi. ‘We play

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