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July 01 - Bishop Fitzgerald Middle School Hosts Megafinal Chess Tournament

Last weekend, Bishop Fitzgerald Middle School hosted the Gibraltar Megafinal Chess Tournament. The local tournament is organised as part of the Delancy UK Schools Chess Challenge, the biggest chess tournament in the world with over 68,000 junior players from over the UK competing every year.

The Gibraltar Megafinal was organised by the Gibraltar Chess Association and the Calpe Chess Club and saw some 56 youngsters from across our schools participating in the competition: the youngest was four years old! The Minister for Education Gilbert Licudi, QC visited the players at different times during the day where he took the opportunity to witness the quiet determination, discipline and commitment of the young chess players.

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