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 T-shirts in a lucky draw. 

   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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