Chess Tournament at Bellarine Secondary College
Over 70 students from both the Primary and Secondary divisions assembled at Bellarine Secondary College in Drysdale on Tuesday, March 21st to represent their schools in the Geelong regional Chess competition.
Christian College Geelong had 11 representatives from both the Junior and Middle School Campuses. For most students, this was either their first or second tournament. Junior School had representatives from as young as Year 2. The day consisted of seven 15-minute rounds throughout the day for each student. Overall, Christian College placed second in the 'Primary A' Division. Dylan Phung from Middle School placed 1st overall in this section, with Alexis Jane (Middle School), placing second overall and the first Female winner in this section and John McClure from Junior School finished in 8th position.
Special thanks to the following students for their participation on the day: John McClure, Lucinda Joyce, Mallory West, Molly O’Malley, Makaylah-Jane Townson and Jianaa Merchant (Junior School) and Dylan Phung, Alexis Jane, Harry Millichip, Tvisha Merchant and Alice Joyce (Middle School). Thanks to the parents who assisted with transport as well.