17 July - Chess Championships

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St. Olave's has once again performed very well, winning three titles at the recent annual Kent Junior Grand Prix. Anantha Anilkumar won the under 14 title finishing 51 points ahead of the player who finished second whilst Raunak Rao won the U18 title. He was top of the leader board throughout out the year. This is the third consecutive year a St. Olave's student won the U18 title. Conrad Allison won it last year and Duncan Bell the year before.

St. Olave's also won the secondary school championship for the 7th consecutive time. In addition, to contributions from Raunak and Anantha, Zeeshan and Amarr Kisat also played significant role in helping St. Olave's finish 160 plus points ahead of the second placed Sevenoaks school. St. Olave's has won the secondary school trophy in 9 of the past 10 years. our congratulations to them all on such fine performances.


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