Sunday, 21 June 2015

4th Teesside Individual Junior Chess Championships

4th Teesside Individual Junior Chess Championships
Yarm School
20 June 2015
Our latest tournament broke all records for attendance. It is always a great feeling when we attract over 100 entries, but this time we had 123!

More photos will follow tomorrow. Meanwhile, here is a summary of the final places, followed by a full set of the results.


Teesside Champion (Boy): Ajay Selvan (Yarm)

Teesside Champion (Girl): Grace Crawford (Yarm)

Top CSC Girl: Olivia Holden (Pennyman)


Teesside Champion (Boy): Ammar Soni (Yarm)

Teesside Champion (Girl): Sara Tryambake (Yarm)

Top CSC Boys (shared place):  Harvey Unthank (Wheatlands), Finlay Wardle (Ings Farm), Thomas Armstrong (Westgarth), Dylan Solberg (Pennyman), Billy Thomas Hair (John Emmerson Batty)

Top CSC Girls (shared place): Shinobu Bartram (Westgarth), Lili Giles (Westgarth), Freya McLinn (Brambles), Nina Sumpton (Wheatlands), Libby Mackay (Wheatlands), Molly Clarkson (Wheatlands), Libby Ogden (Throston)


Teesside Champion (Boy): Abhinav Ramisetty (Yarm)

Teesside Champions (Girls; shared place - also sharing Top CSC Girl place): 
Chloe Armstrong (Westgarth), Caitlin Anderson (Westgarth), Caitlin Jackson (Westgarth), Zoe Hill (Westgarth)

Top CSC Boys (shared place): Jack Dunn (Errington), Thomas Stiff (Errington)

ALL Teesside champions received trophies and book prizes.

ALL other shared places received medals.

(Book and medals courtesy of the CSC).

ALL competitors received a certificate; players in the top three places received an extra certificate.

Full Results


1st: Ajay Selvan (Yarm) 4.5/5

2nd: Grace Crawford (Yarm) 3.5/5

= 3rd: Olivia Holden (Pennyman), Zaara Soni (Yarm) 3/5

Other scores

2.5/5: Molly Felgate (Pennyman)
2/5: Freya Takoor (Yarm), Emily Lynn (Throston)

Absent:  Ben Meager


= 1st  Ammar Soni (Yarm), Sara Tryambake (Yarm) 5/5

=3rd: Adhithyan Dinakaran (Yarm), Henry Parker (Yarm), Miles Holland (Yarm), Gaurav Kannan (Yarm), Rishik Kalagara (Yarm), Harvey Unthank (Wheatlands), Finlay Wardle (Ings Farm), Thomas Armstrong (Westgarth), Dylan Solberg (Pennyman), Billy Thomas Hair (John Emmerson Batty), all 4/5

Top CSC Girls, 3/5: Shinobu Bartram (Westgarth), Lili Giles (Westgarth), Freya McLinn (Brambles), Nina Sumpton (Wheatlands), Libby Mackay (Wheatlands), Molly Clarkson (Wheatlands), Libby Ogden (Throston)

Other Scores:

3.5/5: Yusuf Syed (Yarm), Stanley Ridgway (Throston)

3/5: Thomas Loudon (Ings Farm), Aidan Howe (Throston), Alexander Robinson (Wheatlands) Larry Parsons (Whale Hill), Nathan Li (Whale Hill), Kian Trelfa (Whale Hill), Owen Harrison (Whale Hill), Caleb Kasolani (Ings Farm), Jayden Heanan (John Emmerson Batty),Ben Hebden (Westgarth)

2.5/5:  Joe Alderson (John Emmerson Batty), Luke Atkinson (John Emmerson Batty), Cody Thomas (John Emmerson Batty)

2/5: Lienna Tate (Ings Farm), Holly Fairless (Ings Farm), Simon Beevis (Ings Farm), Grace Lamb (Ings Farm), Joe Faulkner (John Emmerson Batty), William Henry Smith (Ings Farm), Jolie Forest (John Emmerson Batty), Richard Barker (Throston), Kieran Atkins (John Emmerson Batty), Oscar Thomas (Yarm), Samantha Botterill (Yarm), Erin Henderson (Wheatlands), Elle Lambert (Wheatlands), Phoebe Welsh (Wheatlands), Greg Beevis (Wheatlands), Josh Hamilton (Whale Hill), Rebecca Bowman (Westgarth), Leon Burton (Pennyman)

1.5/5: Emily Coleman (Pennyman), Imogen Cook (Ings Farm), Codey Hoyland (Pennyman), Connor O'Hare (Whale Hill), Dylan Breeze (Brambles), Lillie Brown (Brambles), Matthew Hodgson (Pennyman), Eden Hawkins (Pennyman), Sophie Pattison (Throston)

0.5/5: Isobel Caswell (Whale Hill), Alisha Pinkney (Pennyman), Olivia Chatton (Pennyman), Molly Davenport (Pennyman) 

0/5: Calista McLoughlin (Pennyman)

Absent: Henry Smith, Katie Hill, Kian Tennant, Demi Williams, Grace Robinson, Isobel Parker, Jessica Douglas, Charlotte Briston, 


1st: Abhinav Ramisetty (Yarm) 5/5

=2nd: Jack Dunn (Errington), Thomas Stiff (Errington), James Thomson (Yarm), Edward Adams (Yarm), Ihsaan Mahmood (Yarm)

Top Girls3/5: Chloe Armstrong (Westgarth), Caitlin Anderson (Westgarth), Caitlin Jackson (Westgarth), Zoe Hill (Westgarth)

Other scores

3.5/5: Ben Salter (Whale Hill), Jacob Hodgson (Throston)

3/5: Matthew Anthony (Yarm), William Crawford (Yarm), Vignesh Janakiraman (Yarm), Callum Finn (Westgarth), Cole Newton (Westgarth)

2.5/5:  Connor McMurray (Yarm), Shrish Nair (Yarm), Adam Jones (Yarm), Leyla Duran (Whale Hill)

2/5: Danny Scott (Yarm), Aishani Paul (Yarm), Patricia Jude (Yarm), Jonghoon Cheong (Yarm), Katie Scott (Westgarth), Robyn Sharrocks (Westgarth), Cailtlin Little (Whale Hill)

1.5/5: Joe Scott (Westgarth), Zoe Coates (Errington)

1/5: Will Craggs (Yarm), Ellis Teasdale (Whale Hill), Charlie Greenwood (Ings Farm), Ruby Armstrong (Westgarth)

0/5: Brook Richardson (Westgarth), Kieran Haris (Westgarth)

Absent: Luke Nargol, Charlotte Scott, Jak McConnell, Jake Meager

Regardless of the scores, every single player made a significant contribution to this very successful tournament simply by being there to participate. Nor should the role played by teachers, TAs, parents and Grandparents should never be underestimated

Thank you, everyone!

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