Berkshire Chess Megafinal
Congratulations to Teo Rybak and Hou Ning Zhu for their excellent performance at the Berkshire Megafinal, coming out on top of their respective sections. Teo won the Under 10 section with 5.5/6 and Hou Ning won an Under 8 and Under 7 mixed group with 6/6. Both boys storm through to the regional Gigafinal on Saturday 22 and Sunday 23 July at Orleans Park School,Twickenham.
Joining them are the Olikara brothers, Noah and Ethan, Josh Sharma and Aaran Hitschmann. Noah finished fourth in the Under 9s and Ethan, who was the youngest person to enter from Claires Court, came third in the Under 7/8s.
Aaran Hitschmann qualified in the Under 7/8s with 4/6, and congratulations to Josh Sharma who was the runner-up in the Under 7/8s.
Mr Richard Hogg, Teacher at Junior Boys said:
“We had a record number of Claires Court boys qualify for the Megafinal this year. Nayan Popat, Sam Jeffery, Haider-Ali Baig and Moksha Suriarachchi had already impressed by coming through the qualifying tournaments and we look forward to seeing them back in Megafinal action soon. Well done to all!”