Strong performances in the 2018 NYCA in Kenilworth

On Saturday, November 3rd a team from South Wales came second to perennial winners Sussex in the Under 16 section of the National Youth Chess Association inter county competition in Kenilworth. Our team of eight scored 18.5 points out of 24 and the bottom five players all scored 100% three out of three.

The final scores were: Sussex 19, South Wales 18.5, Cheshire and North Wales 12, Richmond 9, Warwickshire 7.5, Maidenhead 6.

In the Under 12 section our team scored 22 points out of 36 to come third. The final scores were: Sussex 23.5, Maidenhead 22.5, South Wales 22, Warwickshire 20.5, Cheshire and North Wales 14.5,  Richmond 13,  Wirral 9.

Report by Ian Eustis