Chess At Stormont 2011

14 Top young Ulster chess players had their talent celebrated at the 4th Belfast Scholastic Award Ceremony. Hosted by Kieran McCarthy MLA at Stormont, June 10th 2011.
Chess At Stormont 2011

Primary School Champion

The top young chess players and their Principals were invite by MLA Kieran McCarthy to receive trophies for their play during the year and to play in the 'Stormont Elite Championship'.

During the year the Ulster Schools Chess Council and the Ulster Chess Union jointly run a series of monthly chess tournaments.  A grand-prix point system is accumulated from these and the 4 best placed chess players from the sections - Primary School, Years 8-10, Years 11-14 are invited to Stormont.

The best up and coming younger player(s) receive the award of 'Exceptional Young Player 2011'.

This years winners were :

The Belfast Scholastic Shield. Exceptional Young Player

 

Name

Year

School

Honor Parissis

P4

Fullerton House

Tarun Rajan

P3

Inchmarlo

The Belfast Scholastic Shield. Primary Chess Champion

Name

Year

School

Score

1st

Raghav Gupta

P6

Dromore PS

30

2nd

Jack Buchanan-Rolleston

P7

Greenisland PS

22.33

3rd

Joel Dawson

P7

Maralin Village PS

20.33

4th

Ben Buchanan-Rolleston

P5

Greenisland PS

15.75

The Belfast Scholastic Shield. Lower School Chess Champion

 

Name

Year

School

Score

1st

Kiran Robbin

F3

RBAI

29

1st

Kevin Robbin

F2

RBAI

29

3rd

Radhika Gupta

F2

Banbridge Academy

16.5

4th

John Dawson

F2

Friends

15

The Belfast Scholastic Shield. Senior Secondary Chess Champion

 

Name

Year

School

Score

1st

Karina Kruk

F5

Ulidia Integrated College

30

2nd

Matthew Chapman

F4

Grosvenor

28

3rd

Christopher Roe

F4

BRA

18.33

4th

Bebito Jacob

F4

St Mary’s Christian Brothers

17.33

5th

Adam Henning

F4

Methody

9

 

Stephen Gilliland

F4

Grosvenor

 


Special thanks to Kieran McCarthy for hosting the event. Also to the team of volunteers who make the series of chess events possible.

Details of next years dates will be available on this site.

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