TEAM CHESSKIDZ WINS 1ST INAUGURAL INVITATIONAL TEAM CHAMPIONSHIPS

TEAM CHESSKIDZ WINS 1ST INAUGURAL INVITATIONAL TEAM CHAMPIONSHIPS

 

In another exciting triumph scored by Chesskidz, teammates Nelson ‘Elo’ Mariano III, Isaak Ethan Soh, Kessler Soh and Krystal Valerie Soh came from behind victories to win the 1st Inaugural Invitational Chess Team Championships held at the Eastern Knights Chess Club at Katong Junction  onJuly 29 , 2012.

Team Chesskidz seeded 3rd in the event overhauled top seed SWAT Team 2012 fromSingaporeChessAcademy via tie-break in the overall standing to take home the championship and the Mind Stretchers Challenge Cup.

Consistent performances on the top two boards were the dominating factor as Elo Mariano and Isaak Soh were perfect at 5/5. Important contribution to the final tally was essential as father-daughter team, Kessler and Krystal Soh added 2.5 points each.