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2018 YOUTH CHAMPIONSHIPS REPORT

This year’s National Youth Championship took place at DPS International School Auditorium on 16th June, 2018 and featured over 100 players in 5 different age categories namely; under 10, 12, 14, 16 and 18 categories.

The participants showed great enthusiasm for the competition and were focused while playing the matches. The matches clearly brought forth the eagerness with which our youth are building their skills. The winning participants made their families and schools proud and also enabled them to grab some awards in the form of trophies, medals, chess artefacts, clocks amongst others.

Below is full medallist table

2018 NATIONAL YOUTH CHESS CHAMPIONSHIPS – WINNERS

CATEGORY

AWARD PLAYER SCHOOL
Under 10 Gold Rohit Godhwani

Delhi Public School Int. (DPSI)

Silver Josiah Cox Springforth Community School

Bronze

Kimathi Kuenyehia II Lincoln Community School

Best girl

Aarna Bhavesh Tailor Delhi Public School Int. (DPSI)
CATEGORY AWARD PLAYER

SCHOOL

Under 12

Gold

Alexis Rusquet Lycée Français d’Accra

Silver

Rohan Sharma Ghana International School
Bronze Joshan Shunjaiy

Delhi Public School Int. (DPSI)

Best girl Millicent Sah

Mayflower Preparatory School

CATEGORY

AWARD PLAYER SCHOOL

Under 14

Gold

John Allotey

Chorkor BASICS International

Silver Piyush Keshan

Delhi Public School Int (DPSI)

Bronze

Shabd Mathur Ghana International School
Best girl Gaargi Bhaveshkumar  Tailor

Delhi Public School Int (DPSI)

CATEGORY

AWARD PLAYER SCHOOL
Under 16 Gold Larry Vandyke

Delhi Public School Int (DPSI)

Silver

Isaac Norvi Chorkor BASICS International

Bronze

Daniel Otoo

Chorkor BASICS International

CATEGORY AWARD PLAYER

SCHOOL

Under 18

Gold

Rohan Karamchandani Ghana International School
Silver Naren Varyani

Ghana International School

Bronze

Malav Ashwin Daftary Delhi Public School Int (DPSI)
CATEGORY AWARD PLAYER

SCHOOL

 

Special  Awards

 

Youngest boy

Dave Quansah Acheampong (5yrs) Jack & Jill International School
Youngest  girl Falak Thakwani (7yrs)

Delhi Public School Int (DPSI)

Brilliancy game Tian Jie Gao

Ghana International School

Award presentations were done by GCA Patron Grp Capt. George Arko-Dadzie and DPSI Principal Mr. David Raj.

GCA wishes to thank all families whose wards participated, to DPSI for hosting the event and also to the Chairman of B5 Plus Ghana Limited Mr. Mukesh Thakwani who provided special awards for all medallists.