EP Chess Championship

𝗖𝗢𝗡𝗚𝗥𝗔𝗧𝗨𝗟𝗔𝗧𝗜𝗢𝗡𝗦 to Union High School, Graaff-Reinet’s impressive chess players on their outstanding achievements at the recent Eastern Province Chess Championship held in Jeffreys Bay!

In the u/16 Boys’ category, 𝗡𝗲𝗲𝗹𝗼𝗻 𝗙𝗼𝘂𝗿𝗶𝗲 secured a well-deserved silver medal in the team competition. Great job, Neelon!

In the u/16 Girls’ category, 𝗝𝗮𝘀𝗺𝗶𝗻𝗲 𝗔𝗯𝗲𝗿𝗰𝗿𝗼𝗺𝗯𝗶𝗲 (who captained the Sarah Baartman chess team), along with 𝗡𝗶𝗻𝗮 𝗝𝗮𝗽𝗵𝘁𝗮, demonstrated remarkable talent and earned silver medals in the team competition.

In the u/18 Girls’ category, 𝗦𝗮𝗿𝗮𝗵 𝗪𝗶𝗹𝗺𝗼𝘁 captained the Sarah Baartman team and brought home a gold medal in the team competition. Congratulations, Sarah!

𝗦𝗛𝗢𝗨𝗧𝗢𝗨𝗧 to 𝗖𝗮𝘀𝘀𝗶𝗱𝘆 𝗚𝗼𝗹𝗶𝗮𝗱 and 𝗖𝗵𝘂𝗺𝗮 𝗦𝗼𝗯𝗮𝗻𝘁𝘂 for their exemplary performance in the u/20 Boys category. 𝘠𝘰𝘶 𝘣𝘰𝘵𝘩 𝘥𝘪𝘴𝘱𝘭𝘢𝘺𝘦𝘥 𝘨𝘳𝘦𝘢𝘵 𝘥𝘦𝘥𝘪𝘤𝘢𝘵𝘪𝘰𝘯 𝘢𝘯𝘥 𝘴𝘱𝘰𝘳𝘵𝘴𝘮𝘢𝘯𝘴𝘩𝘪𝘱 𝘵𝘩𝘳𝘰𝘶𝘨𝘩𝘰𝘶𝘵 𝘵𝘩𝘦 𝘤𝘩𝘢𝘮𝘱𝘪𝘰𝘯𝘴𝘩𝘪𝘱.

𝙈𝙤𝙧𝙚𝙤𝙫𝙚𝙧, 𝙬𝙚’𝙧𝙚 𝙩𝙝𝙧𝙞𝙡𝙡𝙚𝙙 𝙩𝙤 𝙖𝙣𝙣𝙤𝙪𝙣𝙘𝙚 𝙩𝙝𝙖𝙩 Jasmine Abercrombie and Nina Japhta (reserve) have been selected to represent the Eastern Cape Chess Team in the u/16 Girls category, while Cassidy Goliad has secured a spot in the Eastern Cape Chess Team for u/20 Boys.