Junior Calendar – 2019

 

Papatoetoe Chess Club Junior Calendar 2019
Opening Night    
John McRae Junior 6 Rounds – 1 per night Swiss – 60 mins each
Summer Shield Feb 13 – March 20  
Russel Metge Junior 6 Rounds – 2 per night Swiss – 15 mins each
Summer Rapid Cup Mar 27 – April 10  
School Term 1. Ends

 

   
Lew Collins Junior 8 Rounds – 2 per night Swiss – 10 mins each
Autumn Cup May 1 – June 5  
Hans Gao Junior 8 Rounds – 2 per night Swiss – 10 mins each
Handicap Shield June 12 – July 3 Material Deficit
School Term 2. Ends

 

   
Graeme Coleman Junior 8 Rounds – 2 per night Swiss – 10 mins each
Winter Knight & Pawn July 24 – August 14  
Junior Club Champs 6 Rounds – 1 per night Swiss – 60 mins each
Nigel Metge Rook Aug 21 – Sep 25  
Junior A Grade    
Graham Banks Cup    
Junior B Grade    
Leo Peti Cup    
Junior C Grade    
School Term 3. Ends

 

   
Clive Wilson Junior 6 Rounds – 1 per night Swiss – 60 mins each
Spring Cup Oct 16 – Nov 20  
Pauline Thomas Junior 8 Rounds – 4 per night Swiss – 5 mins each
Blitz Trophy Nov 27 – Dec 4  
     
PT Open Tournament Dec 7 – Dec 8  
     
CHESS ENDS FOR 2019 11/12/2019 Junior Prize Giving
     

 

 

 

PT Juniors Prize Winners – 2018

John McRae Junior Summer Shield  2018

1st  Aryan Bansal

Book Prize  – Phuong Do

Russell Metge Junior Rapid Cup 2018

1st  Robin Han

Book Prize – Luke Do

Lew Collins Junior Autumn Cup 2018

1st  Ansh Gupta

Book Prize – Pasindu Jayawickrama

Hans Gao Junior Handicap Shield 2018

1st  Luke Do

Graeme Coleman Junior Winter Knight 2018

1st  Pasindu Jayawickrama

Book Prize – Robin Han

Winter Pawn Medal 2018

1st  Kimberley Williams

Book Prize – Vidul  Jayawickrama

Clive Wilson Junior Spring Cup 2018

1st  Pasindu  Jayawickrama

Book Prize – Aryan Bansal

Pauline Thomas Junior Blitz Trophy 2018

1st  Lucky Do

Book Prize  – Yabla Han

Nigel Metge Rook  Junior A Grade 2018

1st  Yabla Han

Graham Banks  Junior B Grade 2018

1st Lucky Do

Leo Peti Cup  Junior C Grade 2018

1st  Kimberley Williams

Graeme Coleman Winter Knight 2018

 

4 new players joined after the start – brothers Alden and Alex Oraha , Kush Sharma and Matson Underwood.

The Winter Knight was clearly won by  Pasindu Jayawickrama and Kimberley Williams managed to secure the Winter Pawn.

RESULTS – Winter Knight 2018

1st  Pasindu  5/5

2nd Robin  4/5

3 – 4th  Yabla and Phuong   3/5

RESULTS – Winter Pawn Medal

1st  Kimberley Williams  2/5

most played games and best score of the lower rated players.

OTHER  NEWS – John McRae and Pasindu both played in the C Grade of the PETER STUART MEMORIAL tournament over the weekend

John McRae     scored    2.5 points

Pasindu             scored   3.5 points and a grade prize

WELL   DONE!  

Hans Gao Junior Handicap Shield 2018

Players with a Club Rating of  425 or above are RED

Players with a Club Rating of 400 to 425 are  BLUE

Players with a Club Rating of 375 to 400 are GREEN

Players with a Club Rating of under 375 are PURPLE

Regardless of which colour they have drawn the higher rated player gives up the knight in the b file or the rook in the a file, except RED against PURPLE when RED gives up his Queen.

RED   plays        BLUE    gives up the N in the b file

                           GREEN gives up the R in the a file

                           PURPLE   gives up the Q

BLUE  plays     GREEN   gives up the N in the b file

                          PURPLE  gives up the R in the a file

GREEN  plays   PURPLE gives up the N in the b file

BONUS POINTS –

BLUE  wins against RED  1 + 1

GREEN wins against RED  1 + 2

PURPLE wins against RED  1 + 3

GREEN wins against BLUE  1 + 1

PURPLE wins against BLUE  1 + 2

PURPLE wins against GREEN  1 + 1

THE IDEA IS TO GIVE LOWER RATED PLAYERS A CHANCE TO WIN A TROPHY AS HAPPENED THIS YEAR.

RESULTS –

1st   Luke     12 points

2nd =  Kimberley and Pasindu   8 points

4 – 5th  Oliver and Robin   on    7 points

Well Done! everyone!  

 

NZ Girls Inter-Schools Champs 3/7/18

 

Held at St Cuthbert’s College  Epsom  Auckland

RESULTS

Secondary    1st  Mt Roskill Grammar

Intermediate   1st  Mt Roskill Intermediate

Primary            1st  Willow Park School

Holly Cross School Papatoetoe  entered a team in the Intermediate Section, just missing out on 3rd place to the “tie-break system”

Crystal Hart  [an ex-member] on board 1 scored  2/5

Phuong Do [present member] on board 3 scored 4.5/5

Very well done! but she could only manage a draw in a

King + pawn against a King ending.

Watch “Important Endgames that People mess up ” by IM Eric Rosen on YouTube

 

Junior Inter-Club 2018

 

On Sunday 24th June 14 teams of 4 from North Shore, Auckland Chess Centre, Howick-Pakuranga, and Papatoetoe met in the Lyell Creek Lounge at Alexander Park.

We entered 2 teams

Papatoetoe A                                Rating

1.Hugh Gao                                         1432

2.Pasindu Jayawickrama                      1004

3.Ansh Gupta                                      915

4.Max Jiang                                         774

Papatoetoe B

1.Manit KC                                            756

2.Aryan Bansal                                     UNR

3.Vidul Jayawickrama                            UNR

4.Oliver Zhao                                         UNR

Manit didn’t turn up  making it very disheartening for the rest of his team, who struggled to motivate themselves.

RESULTS –          Team Ranking after Round 5

North Shore A                     8 POINTS

Auckland Red                      7

North Shore B                     7

Papatoetoe A                     7

Final Placings were –

1st  North Shore  A

2nd Auckland Red

3rd North Shore  B

4-5th  Papatoetoe  A  and  Auckland Kool Katz

Over all an outstanding effort by Papatoetoe A with their 2 points against Tournament Winners North Shore A  in Round 2 – surely a highlight

Pasindu       1004           1-0        Andrew Li      1616

Ansh              915           1-0        Matthew Chen  1336

Also  Pasindu  scored  5 out of 5 points – the only player to do so, with wins against David Nie  1334 and Jian Uday 1138    A very good result. Well Done!

 

South Auckland Inter-Schools 2018

 

Once a year throughout Auckland Schools hold Chess Tournaments to find the best Secondary  Intermediate  and Primary teams in each area.

These then meet in a play off tournament to see who will represent Auckland in the National Finals – held this year in Mount Maunganui .

 

RESULTS – South Auckland Secondary Schools

1st  Kings College A

2nd Papatoetoe High B

3rd Papatoetoe High A

100% score over 6 rounds – Ryan Nguyen  ex club member

South Auckland Intermediate Schools

1st  Papatoetoe Intermediate B

2nd Rosehill Intermediate A

3rd  Papatoetoe Intermediate A

100% score over 6 rounds – Max Jiang club member

South Auckland Primary Schools

1st Papatoetoe Central A

2nd Puhinui A

3rd Papatoetoe East A

100% score over 6 rounds – Aryan Bansal club member

Winners to play off at Auckland Chess Centre – 26th Sept.

A Grade Inter-Club 2018

 

Played over 3 Sunday evenings at the Stables Café in Alexander Park with 4 teams of 6 from Auckland Chess Centre, North Shore, Howick- Pakuranga and Papatoetoe.

Also see North Shore web site for links to Facebook photos etc.

RESULTS

1st = Auckland and Howick on 12 points

followed by North Shore with Papatoetoe bringing up the rear.

Next – is the Junior Inter-Club on 24th June at Lyell Creek Lounge 1st floor – Alexander Park. Players meeting – 9.30am 

 

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