Another AWSOME Metro (WP) Schools Chess Girls tournament!
All players received a goodie bag with snacks and accessories.
All players received specially decorated cookies.
All players received participation certificates.
25 players received Girls Chess caps in a lucky draw.
Top 3 players in each age group received medals, players 4 – 10 received another goodie bag.
We are especially encouraged about the record number of entries in the younger sections
24 x u/7 girls and 38 x u/9 girls
As well as the large number of girls who participated at a chess tournament for the first time.
Many thanks to our specials speakers:
Opening speech: Mr Johan Kotze from Brackenfell High School
At the prize giving the following speakers shared their views on why girls should be encouraged to play chess:
Chloe Carew – Learner Gordons Bay Primary
Taylon Blankenberg – Learner Ravensmead Secondary School
Mr Sidwell Mayekiso – Coach Impendulo Primary School
We also want to thank the District Education officials who attended the tournament.
Full results below.
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