THE GLOUCESTERSHIRE MEGAFINAL

tThe Glos Megafinal takes place in May every year.  It is part of the Delancey UK Chess Challenge and is an invitation only tournament for those at junior school (those at secondary schools can enter directly).  To win an invitation to the Megafinal, each junior school child must qualify through the first round of the Chess Challenge that takes place in schools and clubs between January and Easter.  The Megafinal is thus the most prestigious children's competition in the county and an invitation is highly sought after.

The Megafinal is played over 6 rounds, with all players playing in all rounds.  The best boy or girl in each age group wins the title of Gloucestershire Supremo or Suprema and is invited to go on to compete in the Gigafinal in July.  Players also qualify for the Gigafinal if they score 3.5 out of 6 points in their games.  Certificates, medals and trophies are awarded to the winners.  Current Musketeers players usually carry off many of the Megafinal trophies each year - in 2018 it was 6 Supremo/Suprema titles, so very well done to all our players! 
Megafinal 2018 Results

Under 7 Supremo: Jasper Michael
Under 8 Supremo: Rowan Fraser
Under 8 Suprema: Beatrice Norbury
Under 9 Supremo: Rupert Goulding
Under 9 Suprema: Sophie Wiggett
Under 10 Supremo: Ottie Stevens
Under 10 Suprema: Ruby Dickenson
Under 11 Supremo: Sid Venkatanarayanan
Under 11 Suprema: Jaime Ashworth
Under 12 Supremo: Toby Kan
Under 13 Supremo: Peter Skeen
Under 13 Suprema: Eleanor Cleverley
Under 14 Supremo: Jack Tye
Under 14 Suprema: Adela Vaughan-Spruce
Under 15 Supremo: Will Todd
Under 15 Suprema: Mercedes Hobkirk-Capps
Under 16 Supremo: Thomas Cleverley
Under 17 Supremo: Robert Ashworth
Under 18 Suprema: Eleanor Hapeshi
Under 18 Supremo: Aidan Hernaman

Also qualified for Gigafinal 2018
Eamon Tan, Henry Rea, Leo Webb, Nyo Mottengad, Zakarya Hamcherif, Oli Simpson, Griff Loffhagen, Jamie Birchall, Oliver Hammond, Finn Cooper, Noah Wheaton, Aubrey Wynter, Joshua Dyer, Billy Little, Anish Raja, Jacob Edwards, Aron Saunders, Finley Hitchings, John Skeen, Joshua Francis.
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Megafinal 2017 Results

Under 7 Supremo: Theodore Archer
Under 7 Suprema: Dwiti Acharya
Under 8 Supremo: Rupert Goulding
Under 8 Suprema: Sophie Wiggett
Under 9 Supremo: Isaac Johnson
Under 9 Suprema: Edith Howlett
Under 10 Supremo: Sid Venkatanarayanan
Under 10 Suprema: Jaime Ashworth
Under 11 Supremo: Toby Kan
Under 11 Suprema: Angelina Bassi
Under 12 Supremo: Danny Howlett
Under 12 Suprema: Eleanor Cleverley
Under 13 Supremo: Jack Tye
Under 13 Suprema: Vinuji Gomes
Under 14 Supremo: Vincent Hobkirk-Capps
Under 14 Suprema: Mercedes Hobkirk-Capps
Under 15 Supremo: Rohan Palat
Under 16 Supremo: Jonathan Fowler
Under 17 Supremo: Aidan Hernaman
Under 17 Suprema: Eleanor Hapeshi
Under 18 Supremo: Michael Ashworth

Also qualified for Gigafinal 2017
Jake Hardwick, Victor Scates, James Dulake, Griff Loffhagen, Rishi Rathnam, Charles Floyd, Ottie Stevens, Billy Little, Josh Perkins, Joshua Dyer, Oliver Hammond, George de Burgh-Thomas, Archie Edwards, Ted Blakey, Patrik Hopkinson, Jack Paterson, Aron Saunders, Max Cooper, Sacha Dudley, Jacob Edwards, Taiki Faustino, Alex Lind, Gaspar Valentin, Kyal Foster, Simon Koupparis, Sasha Sathasivam, Poppy Sathasivam, Frank McCann.
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