42 children took part in the first face to face rapidplay of the year at the Oak Centre in Braunstone.
In the Kings section new member Jack Pilley took first place with a perfect 4 points out of 4, and we look forward to Jack representing Leicestershire in junior and adult competitions throughout this year. Adam Kerbel and and Sophie Mehta both scored 3 out of 4 with Adam taking the 2nd place medal on tie break
14 players contested the Rooks section, with Yvon putting in a great performance to finish top with a perfect 5 wins out of 5. Sathsara and Zara both finished with 4 points out of 5 taking the 2nd and 3rd place medals.
19 children (!) took part in the busy Knights section, with new players putting some excellent performances. For many of the children this was their first competition and we were impressed with how they kept their concentration throughout the day. David finished in first place with 4.5 points out of 5, well done David. Srijt and Neel both scored 4 points out 5 taking the 2nd and 3rd place medals.
Thank you to all the children who took part, and we will look to the next rapid play in December!