Harrogate Junior Chess Championship 2015

The Harrogate Junior Chess Championship 2015 took place at Apley Grange on 21st March and attracted 28 entrants from local primary schools. The winners were as follows;

6-8 age group: 1st Edward Evans (Oatlands Infants) 2nd Conor Lister (Oatlands Infants) 3rd Lochlan Reah (Pannal)
8-9 age group 1st William Bailey (Oatlands Junior)2nd Lucas Moyser (Oatlands Junior) 3rd Isaac Young (Meadowside)
9-10 age group 1st Max Houseman (Oatlands Junior) 2nd Kallum Shaw (Bilton Grange) 3rd Samuel Speight (Oatlands Junior)
10-12 age group 1st Olivia Claire 2nd Matas Laukaitis (Western) 3rd Hugo O’Reilly Bolger (Oatlands Junior)

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The Trumper Cup for the highest scoring school went to Oatlands Junior. All children taking part received a certificate.

In addition to the competition Mick Stokes hosted a short training session for those present and the event proved very enjoyable for all involved. Harrogate Chess Club congratulates all winners and thanks the organisers for making the event happen.

For more information about the Harrogate and District Primary Schools Association, visit their website: Harrogate Junior Chess Website

Report by Andrew Zigmond

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