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Saturday, May 25, 2013

Canadian Chess Challenge May19-20, 2013: Sohal Wins Again(!)

Chess Wiz-Kid Sohal Just Keeps Winning!
Story and photo-The Link

Sohal,Tanraj Grade 11 National Champion

Tanraj Sohal has won the 2013 Canadian Chess Championship held in Ottawa, Ontario on May 19-20, 2013 in his grade level.

Opening Ceremony(With Bagpipes)
Video by Chess and Math.

Sohal, a sixteen-year old Grade 11 student from Surrey, has won won the Canadian Chess Championship trophy in his grade level for the eighth time. He earlier won the 2013 Fraser Valley Regional in Surrey and BC Provincial Chess Championship held in Richmond, BC.

The Canadian Chess Challenge is the annual event where each province is represented by their 12 Provincial Champions (one player from Grades 1 to 12).

Canadian Chess Challenge is organized and sponsored by the Chess’n Math Association, Canada’s National Scholastic Chess Organization. Each player plays 9 round robin matches over two days in their respective grade against each of the provincial champions.

Results-Chess and Math
Ontario finished first overall, Quebec 2nd and BC third.

Province 123456789Total
British ColumbiaBC0011111117
New BrunswickNB0.511100000.54
Newfoundland and LabradorNL1100000114
Nova ScotiaNS0.50000.501103
Prince Edward IslandPEI0000000000

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