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The Belfast Scholastic Chess Shields.

With only one of the Childrens Chess tournaments left for the season we have the Grand-prix results for the tournament series so far.... With prize-giving hopefully at Stormont in June.
The Belfast Scholastic Chess Shields.

2012 Winners

This is the 6th year of the Belfast Scholastic Shields all 5 previous years being held at Stormont. We hope to hold this also at Stormont (to be confirmed).

Stormont 2008

Stormont 2009

Stormont 2010

Stormont 2011

Stormont 2012

Points are awarded to each player depending on their position in their section: Primary, Lower Secondary (Form1-Form3), Upper Secondary (Form4-Upper 6th). These points are added over the series of the childrens chess tournaments. At the end of the sequence the top 3 from each player are added and the top 4 from each section is invited to Stormont. The top player being awarded the Belfast Scholastic Shield - one of the hardest chess prizes to win in Northern Ireland.

The top 4 players will play in the Stormont Elite tournament on the day of the awards.

The Principals from the Pupils School are invited to the event with the Parents and the pupil.

The Upper Secondary tournament has become very high calibre with quality players a very tough section to play in. Over the 4 tournaments we have had 4 winners: Karina Kruk, Kevin Robbin joint winners in Dec, Kiran Robbin in Jan, Matthew Chapman in Feb and Kevin Robbin for second time in Mar.

Belfast Scholastic Shield 2013

Upper Secondary School Championship



Dec Jan Feb Mar Apr Total Best 3
Kevin Robbin F4 9 3.5 5.5 10
28 24.5
Matthew Chapman L6 5.5 8 10 5.75
29.25 23.75
Kiran Robbin F5 5.5 10
5.75
21.25 21.25
Karina Kruk U6 9 5.5 5.5 3
23 20
Thomas Donaldson F5 2.5 5.5 8 5.75
21.75 19.25
Adam Henning L6 2.5

5.75
8.25 8.25
Mond Parissis F4 2.5
3

5.5 5.5
John Dawson F4 2.5
2

4.5 4.5
Ashley McWhinney F5

4

4 4
Chris Turnbull L6
3.5


3.5 3.5
Aodhan Donnelly F4

1

1 1

In the lower section again we have had multiple winners: Eoghan winning in Dec, Jake in Jan, Eibha in Feb and three joint winners in Mar - Eihba, Jake and Joel.

Belfast Scholastic Shield 2013

Lower Secondary School Championship



Dec Jan Feb Mar Apr Total Best 3
Eibha Ni Mhuireagian F1
8 10 8
26 26
Jake Patterson F3
10 5.75 8
23.75 23.75
Joel Dawson F2 6
5.75 8
19.75 19.75
Eoghan Turkington F1 10 5
4.5
19.5 19.5
Finlay Kelly F3
6 5.75

11.75 11.75
Naoisa Ellis F2
4 5.75

9.75 9.75
Ryan Jackson F1 8



8 8
Zoe Marno F1


4.5
4.5 4.5
Chloe Millar F1


3
3 3
Rachael Eachus F1

1.5

1.5 1.5
Blazej Zaworski F2

1.5
1.5 1.5

For the primary schools Honor has an unassailable lead with max points of 30. Winning the first 3 competitions. Joining us late in the year Dayna Ferguson has done very well especially considering shes only P3.

Belfast Scholastic Shield 2013

Primary School Championship

 



Dec Jan Feb Mar Apr total Best 3.
Honor Parissis P6 10 10 10 8
38 30
Dayna Ferguson P3

6 10
16 16
Andrew Farquharson P6 7 4


11 11
Calvin Patterson P1
8 3

11 11
Lucia Corrigan P6

8 2.5
10.5 10.5
Phoebe Patterson P3
5.5 3

8.5 8.5
Ben Wilson P6
5.5
2.5
8 8
Admira Kecskameti P2

3 5
8 8
Lea Homaee P7 7



7 7
Morris, Joshua P7 4
3

7 7
Elise Dawson P6


6
6 6
Daniel Ferguson P2

3 2.5
5.5 5.5
Ronan Amir P5 5



5 5
Sara Kelly P7
3


3 3
Sam Dawson P4


2.5
2.5 2.5

This year sees for the first time Shields for the puzzle solving competitions.

Belfast Scholastic Shield 2013

Secondary Puzzle Solving School Championship



Nov Dec Jan Feb Mar Apr Total Best 3
Kevin Robbin F4 10 10 10 5 10
45 30
John Dawson F4
6
10

16 16
Ni Mhuireagian, Eibha F1


7 8
15 15
Mond Parissis F4 8



8 8
Patterson, Jake F3


7

7 7
Joel Dawson F2



6
6 6

 

Belfast Scholastic Shield 2013

Primary Puzzle Solving School Championship



Nov Dec Jan Feb Mar Apr Total Best 3
Honor Parissis P6 8 10 10 10 8
46 30
Admira Kecskemet P2 10

8 10
28 28
Lucia Corrigan P6 6

5.5 6
17.5 17.5
McCann, Matthew P5


5.5 3
8.5 8.5
Andrew Farquharson P6

8

8 8
Calvin Patterson P1


3 3
6 6
Daniel Furguson P1


2 3
5 5
Ellen Eachus P6


4
4 4
Dayna Furguson P2


1 3
4 4
Elise Dawson P6



3
3 3
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