Recently a team of over 20 SCBC students participated in the Rockingham Regional Chess Tournament, which was held at our College. Visiting schools were Halls Head College, Comet Bay College and Bunbury Catholic College. The competition was tough throughout the day with each student completing seven timed competitive games of chess. Our Secondary team finished first in the competition. Our Primary team came first in their division, but scored fourth overall in the Secondary competition coming ahead of one of the high schools!
Both teams have secured spots in the WA State Finals scheduled for later in the year.
The atmosphere was friendly and competitive at the same time. Samuel Chansongo, Jonathon Walker (Primary Team) and Sherjeel Ahmad, John Gao, Matthew Avery, Jade Clayson (Secondary Team) topped our school teams with outstanding results. All the students received certificates and the highest scoring students received medallions for their efforts.
Congratulations to our chess students! Tournament results can be viewed online @
https://au.tornelo.com/tournaments/rockingham–7 (Click the Secondary tab for both Primary & Secondary)
For any enquiries regarding chess at the College, please contact Mr Winkler. Clubs exist for Years 4 – 6 and 7 – 12, and new players are always welcome.