GP8 at Newstead Woods

 GP8, the 2015-16 season final, was held at Newstead Woods school on Sunday 12th June 2016.

More than 120 players attending the event and a big thank you to everyone who came along and made it a great day. GP8 is both a stand-alone event and the last tournament of the season, with results going towards the overall GP tables for the 2015-16 season.

On the day the winners for GP8 were as follows:  

U9: 1st Nour Ajili (6/6), 2nd equal Ishaan Arya, Lucas Downing, Danny Oprea and Harry Chadhury (5/6)

U11: 1st equal Kimball Catling and Arthur Chikovsky (5/6) 3rd Kyle Karaman (4.5/6)

U14: 1st Alexander Levin (5/5), 2nd equal Theo Lawson and Logan Fear (4/5)

U18: 1st equal Anantha Anilkumar, Viktor Jamroz, Andrew Ng Chen Lok and Rajeiv Ratnesan (3.5/5)

The best scoring primary school on the day (top three raw scores from pupils at that school) was The Pointers School and the best scoring secondary school was St Olave’s grammar. To see all the results and crosstabs from the day go to:

Well done to everyone who played, it was great to see everyone enjoying their chess and having a fun day with their friends.

A big thank you to all the organisers and volunteers who ensured that the day ran smoothly and to Newstead Woods school for the venue.