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Claires Court Maidenhead

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Autumn Chess Tournament

Very well done to all the boys and girls who took part in our autumn term chess tournament this week. In spite of the snow and early finish, the tournament was well attended and Mr Hogg, Head of Chess was delighted to see so many taking part in competitive chess for the first time.

Juniors Autumn Chess TournamentThe competition was, as usual, very close with some prizes being decided on the tie-break system. The results are as follows:

U11 trophy winner - Teo Rybak
U11 Runner up - Sam Jeffery

U9 winner - Josh Sharma
U9 Runner up - Houning (Kida) Zhu

The Year medals were awarded to the following boys:

Year 6 Nayan Popat
Year 5 Samuel Tschiesche
Year 4 Aaran Hitschmann
Year 3 Ethan Olikara
Year 2 Tom Avezbakiev

Mr Hogg added,

“My thanks go to all those who helped the tournament run so smoothly - Mr Dennis, Mrs Goford, Mrs Bintcliffe, Miss Hurter and Mr Hugh Wilding (as well as Mrs Cox in the office!).”

Chess next term...
The first round of the Delancey Chess Competition will be running next term at Junior Boys, where the boys will have a chance to qualify for the county Megafinal. Matches will take place at break-times on Wednesday.

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