South African Junior Chess Championships

Five of our learners (left to right in photograph), Amahle Finca (U/16A), Harun Wajid (U/18A), Liano Naidoo (U/18A), Tracy Petitt (U/16A) and James Rose-Innes (U/18A) represented the Chris Hani District in Chess at the South African Junior Chess Championships that were held in Johannesburg from 15 to 20 December. The event included the following categories: Under 8, Under 10, Under 12, Under 14, Under 16, Under 18, Under 20.
The SAJCC is the largest chess tournament in South Africa and one of the biggest chess events in Africa with approximately 2300 players and 300 coaches and team managers attending from all over the country. It was indeed an honour for these five learners to represent our School and the district at such a prestigious event.