TAS News

Principal’s Blog

Swimming State Championships

Date:January 25, 2018

Wonderful news for our swimmers. At the recent State Championships, TAS swimming once again finished as the #1 state team Read more...

Round Square Exchange – Stella Dziov

Date:January 24, 2018

Year 11 student Stella Dziov is currently undertaking a Round Square exchange at the Fountain Valley School in Colorado. Having Read more...

World Challenge Expedition

Date:January 24, 2018

As you would have seen on social media, our World Challenge Expeditioners had a very successful trip to Nepal. Principal Read more...

Time Capsule Buried – See you in 2037

Date:December 18, 2017

The Class of 2017 Time Capsule was buried on Saturday 16 December.   Prior to being placed in the Bishop Centre Read more...

TAS Time Tunnel farewells graduating cohort

Date:November 17, 2017

The whole school turned out in excitement to farewell our graduating Year 12's in the TAS traditional time tunnel. There Read more...

Learning. Believing. Achieving – Welcome to 2018

Date:January 24, 2018

Welcome back to our TAS community. I hope that you have had a wonderful break and are looking forward to Read more...

Holiday Blog | December 2017

Date:December 11, 2017

TAS World Challenge Nepal 2017 It has been incredible to watch the work that our students and staff are achieving Read more...

Learning. Believing. Achieving – End of Term 4

Date:November 24, 2017

Tree Planting Thanks to our wonderful Year 4 students and Mrs Sloan for planting heaps of trees around the bottom Read more...

Learning. Believing. Achieving – Term 4 Week 7

Date:November 20, 2017

Year 12 farewell We farewelled out wonderful Year 12s with the traditional Year 12 breakfast and the walk through the Read more...

Learning. Believing. Achieving – Term 4 Week 6

Date:November 10, 2017

China I have just returned from a study tour of China with Mr Saunders (English Teacher) as we explore expanding Read more...

Outstanding Opportunities | Astounding Achievements # 2

Date:November 1, 2017

Year 7/8 QAMT Maths Team outstanding at the State finals. Our Year 7/8 QAMT Maths Quiz team were outstanding at Read more...

TAS News

FNQ Interschool Chess Championships Report Round 1, 2017.

Date: March 7, 2017    Posted by: Sue Wicks

Over 270 students competed in the first round of the Far North Queensland Interschool Chess Championships on the 2 March.  This is a new record for Term One.

The enjoyment, application and enthusiasm of our team was easily recognisable at the tournament.  We are proud of the good sportsmanship shown by our team members whether they win or lose.

IMG_4812 IMG_4806 IMG_4803

Highlights are listed below:

Primary A Grade (13 teams with 49 players)

Team Results

Second TAS WRJ Bosel: Jackson Bosel, Ethan Lewis, Marcus Carruthers and Andrew Robertson

Third TAS WRJ Lane: Angus Lane, William Bennetts, Vinuka Gamage and Kano Thomson

Individual Results

Second Place Jackson Bosel


Primary B Grade (20 teams with 74 players)

Team Results

Second TAS WRJ Chen: James Nguyen, Myuri Gopalapillai, Joanna Chen and Ruth Ecube

Third TAS WRJ Collard: Jack O’Neill, Fredy Collard, Georgia Clague and Isabella Bosel

Individual Results

First Place James Nguyen


Primary C Grade (14 Teams with 52 players)

Team Results

First Place TAS WRJ Swanston: Thomas Hayward, Rauri Swanston, Archie Reid and Matilda Hancock

Second Place TAS KBJ Galea: Rhys Stevens, Jon Galea, Gerrit Krynan and Valentina Oberdan

Individual Results

First Place Rhys Stevens

Fourth Place Thomas Hayward

Secondary Open (27 teams with 98 players)

Team Results

Fifth Place TAS Robertson: Lam Nguyen, Bea Ecube, Aiden Matthews and Matthew Roberstson

Individual Results

Fourth Place Paris Lam Nguyen



Back to Top