The morning session started with some coaching and puzzles on the theme of defending; followed by 4-round ‘chess variants’ tournament – king-of-the-hill chess, rook-and-pawn-game, and Fischer Random chess.
The session ended with a very lively fun chess session featuring card chess and exchange chess.
The afternoon session was given over to a 6-round tournament with medals for 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place in each of 3 sections.
Chess Variant Champions:
Quinn and Vincent
Ben, Cameron and Quinn
Tournament Group 1:
1st= Tom and Vincent
3rd= Isaac and Sam
Tournament Group 2:
1st= George, Madison, Sophia and Zen
Tournament Group 3:
1st – Tommy
2nd= Albert, Christian, John and Matthew