Chess Nationals

Year 9 student Reese Miller competed at the Chess Power Champions Trophy which was held at Hillcrest High School in Hamilton on Saturday 28 October. Congratulations to Reese for finishing in the top 10% of all players across New Zealand. Reese qualified to compete at the Nationals after finishing 1st in the senior grade at the Timaru/Oamaru Regional tournament held earlier in the year. Well done Reese great effort!

Nationals Oct 2017 - Reese Miller (1)-44

Aoraki Interschool Chess Tournament - 4 August 2015
This week Roncalli hosted the South Canterbury ChessPower tournament. The team pictured to the right were placed 3rd overall, Michael Bishop received the Senior Excellence certificate and Molly Piddington received the Top Female award at the tournament. We had 25 students competing including many first timers “Rookies”. In the Rookies competition Roncalli students Thomas Kerr, Campbell Henderson and Xye Doyle were placed 1st, 2nd and 3rd respectively.
Chess team
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2014 Aoraki Secondary Schools Chess Tournament
2013 Chess Tournament
On Friday 2 August, Roncalli College hosted the annual Aoraki Interschools Chess Competition.

Congratulations to Ashburton College who won the teams event. Roncalli College gained silver in this event. Congratulations also to Molly Piddington who achieved the top senior girls individual score.

Roncalli looks forward to hosting this event again next year.
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