U – 16 Chess

Source: BarbadosToday.bb
Emar Edwards of Combermere is the new Under-18 national chess champion, while Kyle Sandiford of Harrison College has become the equivalent in the Under 16 section. They both claimed their respective titles as the Under 16 and 18 championship came to an end at the St Michael School.

It was an exciting climax to the tournament as it all came down to the last round of the tournament to decide who would be the champions. Going into the sixth and last round, Renaldo Rochester of Queen’s College was in the sole lead with four and a half points with a number of players on four points and all of those were still in with a chance of taking a title. These were Kyle, Edwards, Segan Sandiford and Nitin Mahtani.

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