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FNQ Interschool Chess Championships Finals 2019

Date: August 26, 2019    Posted by: Alana Ripepi

The Far North Queensland Interschool Chess Finals were held in the Bishop Centre 22 August. Dedication, preparation and good sportsmanship was applied and rewarded with awesome results.

It was pleasing to see students enjoying the challenges of chess with such enthusiasm and contributing to the team.

TAS WRJ Qu and TAS WRJ Nguyen have qualified to play in the State Finals in Brisbane. We will also send two WRJ Girls teams to compete in the Girls State Finals.

Thank you to all the students, staff, families and friends that have supported and encouraged chess this year. The benefits of chess are awesome.

Special congratulations to all students who made their debut.

Highlights of the day were:

Primary Premier Grade (9 teams with 35 players)

Team Results
FNQ Champions:

1st – TAS WRJ Qu: Lucas Qu, Joanna Chen, Jack O’Neill and Angela Xiang

3rd – TAS WRJ Nguyen: James Nguyen, Liam O’Shea, Pragyan Pandey and Ryan Goodfellow

Individual Board Prizes
Board 1 Prize Lucas Qu 6.5 out of 7
Board 2 Prize Joanna Chen 7 out of 7
Board 3 Prize Jack O’Neill 6 out of 7
Board 4 Prize Angela Xiang 6 out of 7

Primary A Grade (11 teams with 44 players)

Team Results
1st – TAS WRJ Robati: Max Macdonald, Max Britton, Sam Bryceson and Mark Robati
2nd – TAS WRJ Pundi: Melody Grace, Tyson Lewis, Khalel Pundi and Ryan Mann
3rd – TAS KRJ Mathews: Jonah Mathews, Lauren Zheng, Jay Curtis and Rhys Stevens

Individual Results
1st – Max Macdonald
3rd – Dean Coombs
4th – Melody Grace

Primary B Grade (13 Teams with 48 players)

Team Results
2nd – TAS WRJ Stone: Franklin Dennis, Ciara Harvie and Annabel Stone
3rd – TAS KBJ Herbert: Joshua Barry, Ruby Colbridge, Luke Berther and Ava Herbert

Individual Results
1st – Franklin Dennis 7 out of 7
4th – Brandon Lewis

Primary C Grade (16 Teams with 58 players)

Team Results
1st –  TAS WRJ Muirhead: Gypsy Malyon, Treyton Muirhead, Isabella Clauge and Kobi Tippet
2nd – TAS WRJ Baig: Raiyaan Baig, Bobbi Collins Steele, Miranda Liria and Jai Jassar

Individual Results
1st – Gypsy Malyon 7 out of 7
2nd – Treyton Muirhead
3rd – Raiyaan Baig

Primary D Grade (17 Teams with 58 players)

Team Results
1st – TAS WRJ Jubi: Muara Anu, Liana Kerschbaumer, Samson Jubi and Madison Lambert
2nd – TAS WRJ Barnes: Arawyn Ruellan, Lucy Whipp, Abigail Barnes and Joanna Male
3rd – TAS WRJ Hill: Alana Hill, Khyati Shrivastava, Ashlyn Tanswell and Carter Peters

Individual Results
3rd – Muara Anu
4th – Liana Kerschbaumer

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