View Full Version : Tasmanian Schools Finals 2018

Kevin Bonham
17-09-2018, 10:42 PM
Will Rumley (Hutchins) retained his state Under 12 title with 9/9. There was a five way tie for second on 7.

Oliver Pridmore (Hutchins) and Weihang Tang (Launceston College) tied for the Under 18 title with 8/9. David Escobar was third on 7.5. Tang defeated Pridmore in round 7 but had draws with Addison Djatschenko and Thomas Powell-Davies.

Very close contests in both teams sections. In the Primary, Princes St and Mind Moves both scored 25.5/36 with Princes St taking the title on countback to player 6. Stella Maris a very close third on 25.

In the Secondary Launceston College 25/36 won by half a point from Friends and Scotch-Oakburn both 24.5 with Hutchins 24.

Fantastic to have such close competition between schools! Congrats to all the winners and all involved.

83 players Primary, 75 Secondary. Results at https://tornelo.com/chess/orgs/ku/events/state-finals-tas--8/pairings

Note: this competition is run by Chess Kids, but the TCA recognises the individual winners as state U12 and U18 Champions.