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MCB Junior Open Chess Tournament: Game on!

Jun 4, 2018, 05:00 AM by User Not Found

The first edition of MCB Junior Open Chess Tournament took place on Saturday 2nd June 2018 at MCB St-Jean.

112 players, boys and girls all from Mauritian primary and secondary schools, participated in the first tournament in six rounds organised by MCB and the Mauritius Chess Federation.

The winners:

U-18 (Boys)
1: Stephane Lam Kin Cheung
2: Vaagish Andhin

U-18 (Girls)
1: Uvika Essoo
2: Marie Lucille Zéphir

U-14 (Boys)
1: Gadekar Ashmit
2: Ivan Mukhin

U-14 (Girls)
1: Chetana Andhin
2: Charlotte Labour

U-10 (Boys)
1: Kenji Ng
2: Servesh Kulputeea

U-10 (Girls)
1: Xiyua Zhang
2: Ashlesha Bhoolee

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Raoul Gufflet, Deputy Chief Executive – MCB Ltd: “Why do we play chess? It is collectively said that chess is an additional tool in the learning of life since nursery school. Indeed, playing chess contributes to the development of intellectual capacities, allows to acquire mathematical skills, mobilises and pulls the capacities of memorisation and anticipation, facilitates the logical reasoning, the analysis of problems and the implementation of strategies of resolution. Above all, we play chess for one reason. It’s a game ...”

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MCB Junior Open Chess Tournament: Game on!

Jun 4, 2018, 05:00 AM by User Not Found

The first edition of MCB Junior Open Chess Tournament took place on Saturday 2nd June 2018 at MCB St-Jean.

112 players, boys and girls all from Mauritian primary and secondary schools, participated in the first tournament in six rounds organised by MCB and the Mauritius Chess Federation.

The winners:

U-18 (Boys)
1: Stephane Lam Kin Cheung
2: Vaagish Andhin

U-18 (Girls)
1: Uvika Essoo
2: Marie Lucille Zéphir

U-14 (Boys)
1: Gadekar Ashmit
2: Ivan Mukhin

U-14 (Girls)
1: Chetana Andhin
2: Charlotte Labour

U-10 (Boys)
1: Kenji Ng
2: Servesh Kulputeea

U-10 (Girls)
1: Xiyua Zhang
2: Ashlesha Bhoolee

Educate
Raoul Gufflet, Deputy Chief Executive – MCB Ltd: “Why do we play chess? It is collectively said that chess is an additional tool in the learning of life since nursery school. Indeed, playing chess contributes to the development of intellectual capacities, allows to acquire mathematical skills, mobilises and pulls the capacities of memorisation and anticipation, facilitates the logical reasoning, the analysis of problems and the implementation of strategies of resolution. Above all, we play chess for one reason. It’s a game ...”

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