Senior Syndicate News

Chess at Edmonton School

Year 6 students interested in chess have been playing regularly at school.  Some have participated in three chess tournaments in Term 2 against other schools.  Here are some results:

Chess Power Tournament 7 May  - 18 students from Edmonton School participated in this event.  The first five students did particularly well:

Best boy Bilal Aktar                                                                                                           Best girl Ashleigh Billington

Andrew Gafoi (3rd), Win Xin Feng (4th), Jasmine Tjahjono (5th)

West Auckland Primary Interschool Chess Championship 25 May - 8 students participated in this event consisting of 2 teams.

Team A:  Bilal Aktar, Ashleigh Billington, Andrew Gafoi, Jasmine Tjahjono.  14th out of 26 teams. 

Team B: Wen Xin Feng, Will Couper, Sarang kwon, Sid Lohan.  19th out of 26 teams.

Andrew Gafoi achieved a great individual score, coming 9th out of 26 players for team A

Auckland Girls’ Chess Championship 15 June  - 7 girls participated in this event against schools across all of Auckland. 

Under 12 - Ashleigh Billington, Yuki Woon, Wen Xin Feng, Sarang Kwon, Jasmine Tjahjono, Aquilah-Rose Ormsby

Under 10 - Amberleigh Smith-Holley

Under 12, Ashleigh Billington and Yuki Woon achieved excellent individual scores coming 17th equal out of over 50 students.


A special thanks to Andrew Billington transporting students to events and Ann-Marie Noble and Shereen Aktar for supervising children and providing transport.



Term 2

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Auckland 0610
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