AJIS Chess Congress Success
Fifteen enthusiastic Chess players – Aaron Freddy, Archie Weindling, Joshua Whalley, Dexter Blower, Martin Chen, Shamal Harave, Fauzaan Syed, Abdullah Ali, Danish Rajkumar, Haris Jacobs, William Cunliffe, James Thompson, Adam Blagbrough, Drew Hutchinson and Joseph Bigley travelled to Bolton Junior School for the annual AJIS Chess Congress. There were 3 teams – U9, U10 & U11. Each player played 5 rounds and scores were calculated as to whether they won, lost or drew their games. Each boy won at least one game. Special mention for Martin Chen (Year 4) who won all 5 games, Shamal Harave (Year 5) winning 4 games with 1 draw and Aaron Freddy (Year 3) winning 4 games and a draw.
The boys demonstrated fantastic teamwork encouraging one another and showing great sportsmanship throughout the tournament.
Medals were awarded to the top performing pupils in each group –
Martin Chen – Gold Aaron Freddy – Silver
Joshua Whalley – Bronze Shamal Harave – Gold
Danish Rajkumar – Bronze Drew Hutchinson – Bronze
Well Done to all the boys who took part, you should be extremely proud of yourselves!
Mrs Rogers Mrs Mellor
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