Chess Club in East of Scotland Chess Competition

Yet more chess success, as Sciennes Chess club is to represent school in East of Scotland chess competition.

Sciennes chess club has been taking part in the Delancey Chess Challenge, a UK wide schools chess competition, with the first stage being played last term at the club. Children who scored 17 points or more were invited to compete in the Megafinal at Wester Hailes Education Centre on Sunday 28th April 2013, competing against other schools from the whole of the East of Scotland. We had 13 members take part in this from Sciennes and the children played in 6 matches through the day. Here is a list of those competing and their scores:

Arjun Bhulaney 3/6
Joseph Bartlett 4/6
Robert Davis 4.5/6
Sergei Mackinlay-Vich 5/6
Matilda Ball-Torokoff 3/6
Olivia Kay 2.5/6
Angus Holme 2/6
Aidan Davis 4/6
Atharva Patwardhan 3/6
Aryan Bhulaney 3/6
Angus Michell 3/6
Abi Hossell 2.5/6
Jingzhong Fan 4/6
Angus Holme was the youngest member of the club, and the whole competition, to take part and won U6 section, Aidan won the U7 section, Matilda won the girls U9 and Robert came second in U12 section.
All children scoring 4/6 will be invited to compete in the Gigafinal in Manchester in July, competing against children from the North of the UK. Well done to everyone who took part and good luck to those competing at the next level.
Sarah Davis