York Annual Chess Competition - 2018 Winners

Now in its SEVENTH year

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This report from John Ives, York Active Support Manager:

The Annual Chess Competition was held in York recently for members for the Scout Movement in York Ebor District, York Minster District and Selby District - and the Guide County of North Yorkshire South.

chess Y2The overall winners were;

• JUNIOR EIGHTS - Edward Roberts - Copmanthorpe Merlin Cub Pack
• JUNIOR NINES - Max Moody - 1st Holgate Phoenix Cub Pack
• SENIORS - Isaac Goodall - 1st Holgate Severus Scout Troop

The competition was organised and run by Alan Dawes on behalf of York Active Support. It is sub divided into appropriate age groups and run on a 'game by game' scoring system.

chess 3Alan says "It is amazing how such young people can mix enthusiasm, intelligence and fun in a pastime game that others consider to complex to even attempt."

There were 24 entries this year and was the seventh year that the event has been run for young people locally.


WELL DONE to ALL who entered - and VERY WELL DONE to the Winners!