Some of my younger students took part at the recent Toa Payoh West CC
tournament on 25 November, honing their skills against the others and did well. There
were 8 of them who took part, 3 in the Open category and 5 in the age
groups. Only 1 did not manage any prize but he enjoyed his games and was
all fired up to the next tournament. Satisfaction comes when we see
them pit their wits against older players and pushing them. Royce floored his opponent's Hungarian variation of the KID and duly refuted his opponent's risky Kingside attack, while Shi Hao had NM Koh Kum Hong on the ropes but the older man managed to draw on his experience to find a draw. Hui Ling, I Shiang, Elliot, Tricia, Jonathan and first time playing David
all managed merit prizes. A good day ...