Australian Juniors 2023 – Qld. has a new Aussie U/8 Champion – James Xia

James, from The Redcliffe Chess Club Inc., drew his last round to secure the hard fought title.

Marcus Ni from NSW could only draw his last round securing outright 2nd.

Angus Frost from Qld. finished like a freight train with 5 wins in a row to finish outright 3rd.


Zeqi Xing placed = 1st in the Aussie U/10s but lost the playoff to Reyaansh.

Ryan Liaw just half a point off lead in U/16s after round 4!

Benjamin Leong just half a point off lead in U/18s after round 4!

41 Juniors from Queensland!

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