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John Colet School finishes 6th in Sydney Chess Challenge

Our Chess Club’s top 5 players represented John Colet at Sydney Academy of Chess’ Interschool Chess Challenge Semi-Final.  The team – Daniel S (6R), Leo G (6R), Mi Mi  (6C), Thomas J (5T) and Kai P (6C) –
played 7 matches each.

There were 107 Primary Children taking part from 15 schools. only the top 3 schools progressed to the Finals, tieing on 21 points. John Colet School 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 John Colet School will hold our 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.