On Friday the 17th of August 15 students in the CVC Chess Club ventured to Leeming Senior High School for the Interschool Chess Tournament – Melville Zone. Students representing both private and state schools throughout the Melville area participated in the event.

Congratulations to the following CVC Chess Club members for their tenacity, resilience and determination to not to give up till the last second. They proved very tough to defeat!

Year 12: Riley Shilson

Year 9: Travis Bosnyak, Richard Issel

Year 8: Pruthviraaj Utikal, Corey O’Leary, Zerlina Wilson, Alison Barboza

Year 7: Jordan Aung, Elijah Deane, Shaun Joji, Jacob Nass, Madhuri Chillapa, Emily Parks, Janeeta Chowdhury, Emir Djemal

We were just short of 1.5 points to secure the bronze medal, nevertheless 3 of our students: Elijah Deane, Pruthviraaj Utikal and Travis Bosnyak won individual medals based on their highest count-back scores, meaning they were playing against the toughest competitors throughout the seven rounds. 

Special thank you to Education Assistant Ms Tong, who provided extensive support on the day of the excursion. 

The CVC Chess Club meets every Monday and Wednesday at lunchtime in GU11 and is always looking for new players.

Mrs Chillapa – Math Teacher & Chess Team Support Member

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