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First 2022 Overberg Chess Rapid Tournament

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On the 9th of April 2022, the Overberg Chess Federation held their first rapid tournament for 2022. 88 players from all over the Overberg took part, including some of our very own from the Hermanus Chess Club. This was the first federation tournament that has been hosted this year, excluding the school trials. Tournament format was as follows:

  • 5 round rapid
  • 30/30 (no increment)
  • Swiss
  • Chessa rated

Below are the final standings for our Hermanus Chess Club players:

U/10

  • 1st Place – Jackson Judge Campbell
  • 3rd Place – Christiaan du Preez

U/12

  • 2nd Place – Lyle Prinsloo
  • 8th Place – Francois Scholtz

U/14

  • 1st Place – Connor Opperman
  • 4th Place – Christiaan Muller

U/18

  • 9th Place – Jonas Crookes

Open

  • 1st Place – Ikechukwuka Esemene
  • 2nd Place – Martin Brink
  • 6th Place – Ethan Higham
  • 7th Place – Mike Arnold

Well done to everyone that competed, and a special congratulations to all our HCC players who performed very well.

A big thank you to the organizers for organising this amazing and well co-ordinated event of high standard. We look forward to participating in the upcoming tournaments for 2022.