White Rock Junior Chess Championships 2020
Date: August 21, 2020 Posted by: Keely Burke
On Thursday 20 August, a record 112 WRJ students from Year 2-6 participated in the WRJ Chess Championship 2020. All grades and houses were represented which made for a high quality nine round swiss tournament.
WRJ Overall Champions
The Overall WRJ Champion was Adeepa Keerthiratne (Year 6) 9/9 wins
Overall Second was Hayden Coombs (Year 6).
Overall Third place was Lucas Qu (Year 5).
WRJ Year Level Champions
The year level prizes were hotly contested and were all determined in the final round. The following players are Champions in their year level:
Ava Nguyen (Year 2)
Matilda Hill (Year 3)
Treyton Muirhead (Year 4)
Dean Coombs (Year 5)
John Phan (Year 6)
The WRJ Girls Champions
First Place Isabel Raubenheimer (Year 4)
Second Place Rebecca Leroy (Year 4)
Third Place Vivian Zhang (Year 6)
The Best and Fairest prize was awarded to Ted Lawie (Year 4)
Mulligan and Leichhardt shared the House Championship.
Warm congratulations go to all the players for their perseverance, enthusiasm, compassion, curiosity and integrity that made it a fun day of high level competitive chess for everyone.