Wiltshire Junior Chess Girls’ Tournament

Wiltshire Junior Chess (WJC) recently hosted a Girls’ Tournament, and 24 players took part in the U11 section, which also included several girls from the neighbouring counties of Somerset and Dorset. The U11 section featured many tough and hard fought games. There were trophies for the top age winners as follows —

Top U11 – Georgia Headlong (Wiltshire) 4.5/5 and overall tournament winner
Top U10 – Jaime Ashworth (Wiltshire) 3.5/5
Top U9 – Kandara Acharya (Somerset) 3.5/5
Top U8 – Maryam Badii (Wiltshire) 2.5/5
Top U7 – Dwiti Acharya (Somerset) 1.5/5 (on tie break)

WJC was also pleased to be able to hold a small U18 section too —

1st place U18 – Bethany Austin (Somerset)
2nd place U18 – Rachel Fairfax (Wilts)

— report by Fenella Headlong, Wiltshire Junior Chess Girls Manager

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