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NATIONALS With those strong results, the A team earned entry to the chess nationals, held in the October holidays in Christchurch. Angus Whitteker, who was unavailable, was replaced by Henry Acton- Adams. The boys played seven gruelling rounds of chess over two days. They did incredibly well, scoring convincing wins over CBHS, Havelock North High School, King's College and Macleans College to finish 5th out of 17 teams and as the top South Island team.

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was also pitted against a couple of A-level teams and lost its match against Burnside High School A and a close-fought match against Christchurch Boys’ High School to place 2nd overall in the Senior B division. The A team – Jordan Yee, Arthur Woolhouse, Bill Li and Angus Whitteker – scored wins in four out of five matches and placed 2nd overall in the Senior A division, drawing only to the defending champion, StAC A, who took the top spot in the tiebreaker. Bill Li, the only Year 9 student in the team, had a stellar individual performance, winning all five of his games.

growing number of dedicated boys have committed their time, energy and mental gymnastics to the activity during lunchtime sessions. CANTERBURY CHESS CHAMPIONSHIP The Canterbury Chess Championship was held in Term 3. This year, we entered two teams. The B team – Henry Acton-Adams, Oscar Clay, Michael Li and Eric Kuo – scored easy wins against the B teams of St Andrew’s College and St Bede’s College. However, because of several withdrawals, the B team


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