Local Boy Is National Chess Champion
Christopher Tombolis wins Under 12 trophy in Championships
Chiswick boy Christopher Tombolis is the Under 12 British Chess Champion 2017.
11-year old Christopher Tombolis won top prize in the 104th British Chess Championships held in Llandudno North Wales.
Christopher did fantastically well, winning all his games, competing against some of the best under 12 players in Great Britain to come out as champion.
Christopher is currently at St Paul's junior school in Barnes. He previously attended Orchard House school in Chiswick. He was taught how to play Chess by his dad, and then particiated in the school chess club. He also attended the Chiswick Chess Club, Richmond Chess Club, and currently represents Richmond, Ealing and Acton as well as England in various national and international competitions.
Later this month he is travelling to Gibraltar for the
International Youth chess championships 2017.
full results and to see all the games, go to the British Chess Championships
August 8, 2017