The eagerly anticipated ‘Lucan East Chess Championship 2013’ got under way this week. A large number of participants registered their interest prior to the draw being made. A number of preliminary matches were held during the week. These results paved the way for the final 32 players to assemble in the school hall. On Thursday morning the last 32 became 16 and subsequently these 16 became 8.
All contestants displayed great competitiveness, concentration and a wonderful sporting nature, both in victory and in defeat. Roll on next week as the tension builds for the final eight players: Mustakim, Jordan, Andrei, Jason, David, Michael, Brandon and Muhtarim.