School vs Old Boys: Chess 2015

Wynberg Boys' High School: Chess vs Old Boys 2015

Founders’ Week 2015: a wonderful evening with 10 Old Boys competing in a series of five-minute Blitz games. After each round the schoolboys moved on to tackle a different opponent with seven rounds being completed before all retired for some refreshments.

The schoolboys started slowly but finished strongly winning by 38 to 32. The best performers on the night were Shaun Cheney (grade 11) and Maverick Pearson (grade 11) both on 5 points out of a possible 6. Two Old Boys were unbeaten – Peter-John Jacobs (2011) and Guy Green (2013).

The Old Boys team competing was:  Damian Chetty, Michael du Plooy, Guy Green, Stephen Henderson, Peter-John Jacobs, Ed McPetrie, Jason Raad, Anthony Selley) and Darren van der Valk.

The schoolboys squad consisted of 13 players:  Sean Cheney, Daanyaal Effendi, Lovell Joseph, Michael Kievits, Liam Manshon, David Mills, Tyler McClure, Maverick Pearson, James Roche, Matthew Semple, Jason Uhuaba, Jared Wilson, and Sikelela Zelanga.

Report: Mr Larry Moser, Deputy Headmaster

The table of results appears below:

Round 1 4 6
Round 2 6 4
Round 3 7 3
Round 4 5 5
Round 5 3 7
Round 6
Round 7
Total 38 32