Tuesday, 1 December 2009

Zandell Chess Academy won 5th Namibia National School Team Chess Championship 2009

The Zandell Chess Academy took gold this weekend when they scores 24.5 /28 to wrestle the crown from Kolin Foundation Secondary School. The coaches Candidate Masters Charles and Otto from ZCA fielded their best team, Dantago Boois, Hange Tjingaete, Calvin Eichab and Jeremy-Dean van Rooyen. The best performers of the team were 3rd board Calvin and 4th board Jeremy-Dean who both scored 7/7. They won all 7 matches against their opponents. Congratulations to the champions! It’s well deserved.

The Weekend Chess Academy team Julian Isaak, Matjua Kajovi, Tjitjiri Tjaronda and William Kamberipa took silver when they scored 19.5/28 in second place. Kolin Foundation secondary school could only managed to secure a 3rd place with 18 points and received the bronze medals.

Worth mentioning is Amoes Demostenes from St. Georges Diocesan School the third player who scored 7/7 in this event.

The Namibia Chess Federation would like to thank all the schools that took the time to participate. All Schools in Namibia are encouraged to join the NCF and register their teams for next year starting as early as 25 January 2010.

We wish all learners a Merry Christmas and a Prosperous 2010.