We had a massive increase in entries (mostly pre-paid, thank you!) in our second Pymble Saturday Fun Tournament and were well prepared with extra equipment and 2 arbiters. Thanks to Blair and Julius for running the tournament - there were 48 players who competed on Saturday 29th June.
Linus Cooper continued his winning streak at Sydney Academy of Chess tournaments and took first place with a perfect score 6/6. Congratulations once again to Linus and all of the prizewinners listed below:
1st Place - Linus Cooper 6/6
2nd Place (on tiebreak) - Jason Zhao 5/6
3rd Place (on tiebreak) - Dylan Mao 5/6
9 Year Old Prize - Julian Wong 4/6
8 Year Old Prize (and Best Girl) - Lithmi Abeydeera 3.5/6
7 Year Old Prize (and Best Helper) - William Owen 3.5/6
Encouragement Award - Nina Chakraborty
Full results include standings and crosstable can be downloaded from the link below.
The next Pymble tournament will be held on Saturday 27th July - click here for more details. Also coming up very soon is the brand new event not far away from Pymble - the first Northern Beaches Chess Challenge to be held in Forestville on Saturday 6th July. For more information, click on Upcoming Tournaments to view the complete list for 2013.