Chess Success

Chess Success


Senior Campus:

Our two Chess teams performed well at the recent Otago Southland Chess tournament in Dunedin. The JHC A team (Ron Gelik, Corbin Fraser, Hasnula Hewa Babaranda and Michael Clinckett) were 4th in Otago/Southland and 1st team from Southland. The B team (Eulalia Terra Teodoro, Alexander Cunningham, Noah Jaleeludeen, Fernando Rios Farias and Seko Hubber-Peckham) were 14th in Otago/Southland.


Our players have had individual success as well. In the recent Chess Power tournament, James Hargest players took all top the top 7 placings. 

1 - Ron Geilik

2 - Michael Clinckett

3 - Callum Stratford

4 - Corbin Frase

5 - Eamonn Thwaites

6 - Hasnula Babaranda

7 - James Fisken

9 - Alex Cunningham

10 - Eulalia Terra Teodoro

12 - Noah Jaleeludeen

13 - Fernando Rios


Junior Campus: 


The Junior Campus was also the top pleased team at the Otago/Southland tournament in Dunedin. They have qualified to play in the National tournament. 


James Hargest College gained distinction for winning the Intermediate section of the Chess Power regionals at Waihopai School.


Overall Individual winners 

1st   Ben Geilik

2nd  Liam Alcock

3rd   Alexander Sandiford 

Best Girl - Judy Chen

category News
17 August 2020