Under the patronage of the Ministry of the Youth and Sport, the Lebanese Chess Federation organized the Inter-schools Rapid Chess Championships 2018 edition. The competition was hosted by Rafic Hariri High School – Saida.
More than 40 schools took part in this distinguished and well-organized event.
International College was represented by the following students:
1. James Nasr (Boys - U8) – Score: 5 out of 7 points
2. Brian Nasr (Boys - U8) – 3 out of 7
3. Iyad Baghdadi (Boys – U8) – 4 out of 7
4. Daniella Dib (Girls – U10) – 5 out of 6 (Silver medal)
5. Maria Dib (Girls U10) – 4.5 out of 6 (4th place)
6. Shafic Khalili (Boys – U16) – 2 out of 6
7. Zein Mroueh (Boys U16) – 3.5 out of 6
After calculating the highest four top scorers in each school, IC took 6th place overall in the final schools' ranking.
During the closing ceremony, a Certificate of Appreciation was distributed by the organizers for every participant.
A very nice ambiance of support dominated among the IC players and their parents.
(IC Chess Coach: Charles Kayle)