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TAS News

FNQ Interschool Chess Championships Report Rd 1 2019

Date: March 12, 2019    Posted by: Alana Ripepi

It was great to see 294 students competing in Round 1 of the Far North Queensland Interschool Chess Championships last Thursday,7 March.  The Bishop Centre was bursting with intellectual activity as the best chess players in our region participated in the game that is the gymnasium for the mind.

The Trinity Anglican School teams applied high levels of concentration, perseverance and determination.  Sportsmanship, good manners and kindness are values we continue to uphold in our team.  Chess at TAS provides opportunities for students to pursue mastery or learn so they can play family and friends. 

Special congratulations to all students who made their debut.

Highlights are listed below:

Primary A Grade (12 teams with 52 players)

Team Results

First TAS WRJ Chen: Joanna Chen, Angela Xiang, James Nguyen and Ryan Goodfellow

Second TAS WRJ O’Neill: Jack O’Neill, Liam O’Shea, Pragyan Pandey and Hayden Coombs

Individual Results

First Place Jack O’Neill

Second Place James Nguyen

Third Place Joanna Chen

Primary B Grade (17 teams with 67 players)

Team Results

First TAS WRJ Stoelhorst: Lucas Qu, Sofia Stoelhorst, Finn O’Neill, and Rio Thomson

Third TAS KBJ Kildal: Rhys Stevens, Luke Berther, Jay Curtis and Tyler Kildal

Individual Results

First Place Lucas Qu

Second Place Cody Peters

Fourth Place Rhys Stevens

Primary C Grade (26 Teams with 86 players)

Team Results

First TAS WRJ Dennis: Aleizah Yasi, Brandon Lewis, Franklin Dennis and Tommy Li

Third TAS WRJ Ulm: Poppy Ulm, Jai Jassar, Jacob Nguyen and Violet Reeves

Fourth TAS WRJ Kerschbaumer: Philippa Smith, Gypsy Malyon, Annabel Stone and Liana Kerschbaumer

Individual Results

Second Place Aleizah Yasi

Fourth Place Emily Hayward

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