Well, it’s all over for another year. What a wonderful event – to have 278 players leave on such a high after 2 days of solid chess. We really do love seeing how much the kids get out of the coaching, the interaction with players from all over the country (and NZ).

I guess the results are important as well, everyone likes to know who won!

Girls Only

1st – Doncaster Gardens Primary (Vic); 2nd – Curtin Primary (ACT); 3rd – Blackburn Primary (Vic)


1st – Deepdene Primary (Vic); 2nd – Milford Primary (NZ); 3rd – Spensley St Primary (Vic)


1st – Somerville Intermediate (NZ); 2nd – Mazenod (Vic); 3rd – Scotch College (Vic) by the closest of margins. Mazenod and Scotch were equal on score and on the primary countback method! We had to fall back on the sum of bucholz which pushed Mazenod into 2nd by 147 to 142.5… very close!

Open Secondary

1st – Brighton Grammar; 2nd – Melbourne High; 3rd – Ivanhoe Grammar


Photos from the event (more to follow)

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