Schoolkids’ across the MGB board success brings pride
SPORT KEREM A retained the Maccabi GB Inter Primary Schools Chess tournament.
The Hampstead Garden Suburb school edged out runners-up Sacks Morasha A in a competition featuring 90 players aged seven to 10 years.
Reflecting on the nine-school event at Immanuel College in Bushey, MGB’s School & Sports manager Alex Elf said: “After the success of the first tournament last year, we could see chess was becoming increasingly popular in the community.
“It’s great to see so many children stay active in mind and body together.”
Kerem, Independent Jewish Day School and Wolfson Hillel won silverware at the MGB Schools Year 5 Netball tournament.
Nineteen teams from 11 schools competed in the round-robin event. Kerem, Independent and Hillel came out on top of their respective groups.
JCoSS, Immanuel College and host team JFS were triumphant at the Secondary Schools Netball tournament.
JFS A and JCoSS shared the Year 7 crown, Immanuel secured the Year 8 title and JFS A came away with the Year 9 trophy.
3 1. Chess kings Kerem A 2. Wolfson Hillel B Year 5’s 3. Independent Jewish Day School Year 5 netball
4. Year 9 winners JFS
5. Joint Year 7 winners JCoSS