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UK Girls ECF finals: Howell’s does the double

At the ECF Girls national finals, held in St Catherine’s, Bramley, on 2-3 April, Howell’s won the under 19 and under 11 titles.

In the eight team, all-play-all final, every member of the under 11 team - Venetia Sivarajasingam, Susanna Fraser and Nayana Kalavala – won all seven of their matches, giving them a perfect 21/21. In the under 19s, the winning margin was far closer. Howell’s team, comprising Alyssa Wang, Shayanna Sivarajasingam and Neya Govindaraj, scored 17/21, just half a point ahead of North London Collegiate.


 In the Howell's teams, all the players have previously

played for Wales at the World Youth Chess Championships 


Junior chess activities are generously supported by a

 grant from the

Welsh Assembly