Holywell School, which has a thriving chess club, hosted the February edition of Leicestershire Junior Chess’s Mini-Rapidplay Series on Saturday 1st February and there was an increased entry with both Holywell School players and Leicestershire Junior Chess Club members out in numbers.
All three sections were won or jointly won by pupils of the school who also attend the Leicester Saturday Chess Club. Lindsay Pyun, won 4 out of 4 to convincingly win the Kings Section. Sam Wakelin, surprised some of his older rivals to similarly win the Rooks section with 4 victories out of 4. Finally both Emjay Dyer and Aarav Mittal won 4 out of 4 in the Knight section and tied for 1st place, as having not played each other they couldn’t be separated on tie break.
Full results are below: