Local Boy Is National Chess Champion

Christopher Tombolis wins Under 12 trophy in Championships


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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.

local boy with hsi chess trophy

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.
Christopher's hard work and absolute concentration and determination are admirable. All the family and his friend are so so proud of him!

For full results and to see all the games, go to the British Chess Championships website.

August 8, 2017

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