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FNQ Interschool Chess Championships Report Rd 2 2020

Date: June 15, 2020    Posted by: Keely Burke

Round 2 of the Far North Queensland Interschool Chess Championships was held on the 12th of June. The wizardry of the internet allowed students to play this tournament online.

175 enthusiastic students from as far as Julatten, Ravenshoe and Townsville competed using the Chesskid platform for this round.

TAS students used both focus and determination to adapt quickly to the challenges of the online format. Our team displayed good sportsmanship with good grace in both victory and defeat. Special congratulations to all students who made their debut.

Highlights are listed below:

Overall Teams Results (175 players)

Team Results

First TAS WRJ Keerthiratne: Adeepa Keerthiratne, Hayden Coombs, Liam O’Shea and Dean Coombs

Second TAS WRJ Qu: Lucas Qu, Pragyan Pandey, Nathan Stoelhorst and Shivansh Pandey

Third TAS WRJ Ryan: Lachlan Ryan, Isabel Raubenheimer, Cody Peters and Finn O’Neill

 

Overall Individual Results (175 players)

First Place Adeepa Keerthiratne 7 wins out of 7

Second Place Hayden Coombs

Third Place Liam O’Shea

Fourth Place Dean Coombs

Fifth Place Lucas Qu

Sixth Place Pragyan Pandey

 

Overall Individual Girls Results

First Place Isabel Raubenheimer

Third Place Rebecca Leroy

Fourth Place Arawyn Ruellen

Fifth Place Stella Ge

Sixth Place Vivian Zhang

 

 

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