Congratulations to our chess team on their terrific success at the HPPA tournament held on the 9th of May.
Aaron, Wesley, Austin, Emily, Kadyn and Joseph all walked away with personal badges of success for accomplishing things like checkmating their player with three queens, checkmating with two seconds left on their clock, checkmating within ten moves and checkmating with a pawn.
The results were:
Wesley won five games, drew one and lost one – 5 1/2 points earned
Aaron won five games, drew one game and lost one – 5 1/2 points earned
Emily won four games, drew one game and lost two – 4 1/2 points earned
Joseph won four games, drew one and lost two – 4 1/2 points earned
Austin won four games, drew two and lost two – 5 points earned
William won four games, drew one and lost two – 4 points earned
Noah won three games, and lost four – 3 points earned
Kadyn won two games, drew three, and lost two – 3 1/2 points earned

Overall our school team were placed second school and have earned themselves four places in the regional finals.
A very special thanks to Mr Chris Chan for taking the time to stay with the team and supporting the team during the day.
Congratulations to all students for the way they represented our school and for trying their very best.