Checkmate! ASD-N Students Participate in District Chess Tournament in Rexton

Posted: March 17, 2019

Rexton Elementary School was abuzz with plenty of action on Saturday, March 16th as students from the Miramichi and Rexton area schools took part in the first of two District Chess Tournaments taking place this year. The Northern region event will be hosted at Lord Beaverbrook School in Campbellton on Saturday, March 23rd.

Students from Grade 1-8 turned out in large numbers to the tournament held in Rexton for hours of intense, strategic chess action. At the end of the day, top finishers were identified to represent ASD-N at the upcoming Provincial Chess Tournament taking place at Millidgeville North School in Saint John on April 13th.

For Photos from the competition and of the Top Finishers please click here:

Final results for the competition on Saturday were as follows:

Grade 1

1. Qusai Badawi-Gretna Green & Grayson Jardine-Nelson Rural *TIE

3. Jovia Cox-Rexton Elementary

Grade 2

1. Kaeli Symes-Rexton Elementary

2. Jared Matchett-Nelson Rural

3. Jaida Comeau-Nelson Rural

Grade 3

1. Josh Mahilum-Rexton Elementary

2. Brett O'Toole-King Street Elementary

3. Grayson Dinan-Nelson Rural

Grade 4

1. Cameron McCallum-Nelson Rural

2. Riley O'Toole-NSEE

3. Mason Zwanveld-Rexton Elementary

Grade 5

1. Jayda Milliea-Rexton Elementary

2. Kai Lawson-Rexton Elementary

3. Dylan Peterson-Gretna Green

Grade 6

1. William DeOliveria-E.W. Graham Middle

2. Moad Badawi- Gretna Green

3. Lillian Blakely-Dr. Losier Middle

Grade 7

1. Evan Gallan-Nelson Rural

2. Garrett O'Neill-Nelson Rural

Grade 8

1. Mikey Clancy-Dr. Losier Middle

2. Mack Halas-Moulton- E.W Graham Middle