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FNQ Interschool Chess Championships Report Round 2 2017

Date: May 26, 2017    Posted by: Sue Wicks

The second round of the Far North Queensland Interschool Chess Championships were held on the 18 May.  Over 300 students competed which was a new record for Term Two.

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Our team gained excellent results while exhibiting many of the social and academic benefits that chess provides.  It was easy to recognise the high levels of enjoyment, problem solving, pattern recognition, perseverance, concentration and consequences for your actions.

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Highlights are listed below:

Primary Premier Grade (Top 8 teams with 32 players)

Team Results

First TAS WRJ Bosel: Jackson Bosel, Angela Xiang, Marcus Carruthers and Andrew Robertson

Individual Results

First Place Jackson Bosel WRJ

Third Place Brandon Spuler KBJ

 

Primary A Grade (10 teams with 40 players)

Team Results

First TAS WRJ Lewis: Ryan Goodfellow, Jack O’Neil, Tyson Lewis, Liam O’Shea

Second TAS WRJ Gale: James Nguyen, Joanna Chen, Frances Gale and Isaac Carruthers

Third TAS WRJ Drinnan: Daniel Statton, Damien McLaren, Travis Drinnan and Jaimie Steigmeier

Individual Results

Third Place Ryan Goodfellow WRJ

 

Primary B Grade (16 teams with 64 players)

Team Results

First TAS WRJ Stone: Ryan Mann, Emily Stone, Archie Reid and Georgia Clague

Second TAS KBJ Sciacca: Liam Sciacca, Kaleb Howard, Georgia Grail and Nic Berther

Individual Results

Second Place Melody Grace WRJ

Third Place Ryan Mann WRJ

 

Primary C Grade (22 Teams with 88 players)

Team Results

First Place TAS WRJ Morgan: Thomas Hayward, Olivia Firth, Hadden Morgan and Rauri Swanston

Third Place TAS WRJ Griffith: Hayden Coombes, Matilda Hancock, Tamara Griffith and Abbey Lane

Individual Results

First Place Hayden Coombes

 

Secondary Premier (Top 8 teams with 32 players)

Individual Results

Third Place Lam Nguyen

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