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White Rock Junior Chess Championships 2020

Date:August 21, 2020

On Thursday 20 August, a record 112 WRJ students from Year 2-6 participated in the WRJ Chess Championship 2020. All


FNQ Interschool Chess Championships Report Rd 2 2020

Date:June 15, 2020

Round 2 of the Far North Queensland Interschool Chess Championships was held on the 12th of June. The wizardry of


FNQ Interschool Chess Championships Report Rd 1 2020

Date:March 5, 2020

Round 1 of the Far North Queensland Interschool Chess Championships was held on 3 March. The Bishop Centre was bursting


Principal’s Welcome Event- 2020

Date:January 6, 2020

Principal Paul Sjogren and the TAS teaching community would like to welcome all TAS parents, new and existing, to join


FNQ Interschool Chess Championships Finals 2019

Date:August 26, 2019

The Far North Queensland Interschool Chess Finals were held in the Bishop Centre 22 August. Dedication, preparation and good sportsmanship


2019 Gala Concert | Friday 30 August

Date:August 5, 2019

No entry fee – all welcome.    


Principal’s Blog: Results and analysis Year 12 2020

Date:May 4, 2021

I was fascinated to read that the State ALP government has decided not to release the annual report detailing the


Parents and Staff – Rethinking TikTok

Date:August 18, 2020

Your privacy matters Currently, there are multiple conversations being held around the world as to the safety, security, privacy, addiction


Leo Lin (Year 12) reflects on his recent QUT STEM Internship

Date:July 23, 2020

Recently Grace Belson & Leo Lin (Year 12), were awarded a place in the QUT STEM Research Internship program. 2020.


Principals Blog: Edition 3, 2020

Date:June 15, 2020

Dear TAS community,  Every now and then I receive an email that I feel the need to share, because it


Independent Schools Queensland (ISQ) stance on Year 11 & 12 return to school

Date:April 27, 2020

Independent Schools Queensland (ISQ) have called on the Queensland Government to allow all Year 11 and 12 students to return


Principals Blog: A deeper look at the data – the story of a regional standout

Date:February 17, 2020

We were delighted to see the TAS class of ’19, the last group to ever receive an OP, placed #24


TAS News

FNQ Interschool Chess Championships – Round 2 2019

Date: May 31, 2019    Posted by: Alana Ripepi

TAS Teams enjoyed excellent success in Round 2 of the FNQ Interschool Championships held on 28 May due to their preparation, high levels of commitment and determination. This round saw 366 students compete which was a record attendance. Chess is a challenging game and our students displayed good sportsmanship and prudent decision making during the competition. It was pleasing to see members of our team displaying good grace in victory and defeat.

Special congratulations to all students who made their debut. Highlights of this round were:

Primary Premier Grade (7 teams with 28 players)
Team Results
First TAS WRJ Chen: Joanna Chen, Angela Xiang, James Nguyen and Jack O’Neill
Second TAS WRJ Qu: Lucas Qu, Ben Harris, Braith Bragg and Hayden Coombs
Individual Results
First Place Lucas Qu
Second Place Jack O’Neill
Third Place Angela Xiang

Primary A Grade (11 teams with 44 players)
Team Results
First TAS WRJ Macdonald: Max Macdonald, John Phan, Tyson Lewis, and Sam Bryceson
Individual Results
Second Place John Phan
Third Place Jadon Norbury
Fourth Place Cody Peters

Primary B Grade (13 Teams with 52 players)
Team Results
First TAS WRJ Ulm: Poppy Ulm, Rio Thomson, Philippa Smith and Arabella Stewart
Second TAS WRJ Lewis: Jed O’Connor, Brandon Lewis, Imogen Green and Raphaelle Dossous-Parris
Third TAS KBJ Zheng: Lauren Zheng, Joshua Barry, Ruby Colbridge and Nihar Manohar
Individual Results
First Place Lauren Zheng
Third Place Poppy Ulm
Fourth Place Joshua Barry

Primary C Grade (21 Teams with 77 players)
Team Results
First TAS WRJ Harvie: Ciara Harvie, Franklin Dennis, Gypsy Malyon and Morrison McRobb
Second TAS WRJ Stone: Annabel Stone, Treyton Muirhead, Kobi Tippet and Oliver Gilbert
Third TAS WRJ Li: Tommy Li, Isabella Clague, Jacob Nguyen and Jai Jassar
Individual Results
First Place Tommy Li
Second Place Annabel Stone
Third Place Ciara Harvie

Primary D Grade (17 Teams with 58 players)
Team Results
First TAS WRJ Anu: Miranda Liria, Arawyn Ruellan, Samson Jubi and Muara Anu
Third TAS WRJ Tanswell: Lyla Schiller, Ashlyn Tanswell, Alana Hill and Lucy Whipp
Fourth TAS WRJ Lambert: Madison Lambert, Roseanne Igo, Khyati Shrivastava and Hayden Coxon
Individual Results
First Place Miranda Liria
Third Place Arawyn Ruellan
Fourth Place Lyla Schiller



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