Wynberg Wins Jamie Tindill Memorial Chess Tournament

On Monday and Tuesday evening this week the school hosted the seventh annual Jamie Tindill Chess Tournament, held to commemorate the life of Jamie, one of Wynberg’s  star Chess players and a newly appointed prefect, who died at the end of his grade 11 year in 2007. The Tournament hosted ten teams on the Monday […]

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Jamie Tindill Memorial Chess Tournament 2016

Ten schools participate in the 2016 Jamie Tindill Memorial Trophy, held in the Clegg Hall on Monday 20  & Tuesday 21 June – this tournament serves to keep alive the memory of one of Wynberg’s best Chess players who died tragically while still at school. Jamie was a wonderful young man who had just been […]

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20th Anniversary Wynberg / Grey Weekend: All the Fixtures

Wednesday 11 May 2016: A message from Mr. Jan de Waal, Headmaster Wynberg Boys’ High School: Twenty years ago the Headmasters of Wynberg Boys’ High School and Grey High agreed to hold a Derby between the two schools, and bar one rained out year, the event has become an annual highlight of the Schools’ calendars. […]

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Founders’ Week 2013: Chess vs Old Boys

This year the contest took the form of a series of five-minute Blitz games with 8 Old Boys participating. After each round the schoolboys moved on to tackle a different opponent with five rounds being completed before all retired for a cuppa. The schoolboys started slowly but finished strongly winning by 24½ to 15½. The […]

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Founders’ Week 2013

All Wynberg Old Boys and current pupils and their families are cordially invited to join us to celebrate our 172nd birthday and to remember all those who have gone before us. PROGRAMME OF EVENTS Monday 19 August Debating vs Wynberg Old Boys’ Team: 19h00 in the Staffroom Chess vs Old Boys: 19h00 in the Library […]

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Grey College Invitational Chess Tournament 2013

The Chess Team: Jason Raad, Sean Cheney, Guy Green (captain) Mr L Moser (Manager), Darren van der Valk. On Friday and Saturday 12 & 13 April 2013, our Chess boys competed for the fourth time in the Grey College Invitational Chess Tournament. This is a prestigious Tournament consisting of the top 32 schools from around the […]

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Chess Tour: February 2012

On Friday and Saturday 17 & 18 February 2012, our Chess boys competed for the third time in the Grey College Invitational Chess Tournament. This is a prestigious Tournament consisting of the top 38 schools from around the country. There were 80 teams in total and Wynberg were placed in a very creditable 23rd position. […]

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