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2024 Sydney Chess Championship

2024 Sydney Chess Championship

The best chess players from the Archdiocese of Sydney gathered to battle for supremacy at the 2024 Sydney Chess Championship, held at Rosebank College Five Dock on July 2.

Following the success of the competition held for the first time in 2023, students from 17 different secondary schools participated in this year’s championship.

The big winner of the day was Marist College Eastwood, winning both the Intermediate and Senior age groups, while Marist Catholic College North Shore topped the Junior category.

Chess has been introduced as one of the newest sports in Sydney Catholic Schools, joining more than 30 other sports such as surfing, golf, mountain biking and water polo.