On Wednesday the Chess Club’s top 5 players represented the school at Sydney Academy of Chess’ Interschool Chess Challenge Semi-Final which was held at The International French School in Maroubra. The team included Daniel S (6R), Leo G (6R), Mi Mi P (6C), Thomas J (5T) and Kai P (6C).
The children played 7 matches each. 107 Primary Children participated from 15 schools. The top 3 schools progressed to the Finals, tieing on 21 points. We came 6th on 18.5 points. Leo G was our stand out performer winning 5 matches and coming 9th overall. Kai also won 5 matches and came 16th. Thomas won 4.5 points and Daniel and Mi Mi 4 points each.
The winning schools were 1st Neutral Bay, 2nd Woolhara and 3rd Summer Hill. Mona Vale came 4th by half a point.
The children were all beautifully behaved and maintained a positive attitude throughout.
Coming up in Term 4 we have the Primary and Infants School competitions which non- club members are also welcome to register for, as well as a Northern Beaches Tournament up at Mona Vale.