Gallery: Vanderhoof’s first chess tournament for all

Excellent turnout with 14 in the scholastic tournament and 9 in the open tournament



Submitted by Jeff Obayashi, organizer of Vanderhoof Chess Club

Excellent turnout with 14 in the scholastic tournament and 9 in the open tournament, and thanks to NVSS for the free gym and tables and to April Hughes, Badger’s, Co-op, OSS, Earthen Ware, Woody’s, and RBC for their prizes.

Scholastic Tournament: 1st Ryan Carrier, Vanderhoof. 2nd Matthew Martin, Quesnel. 3rd Josh Wu, Vanderhoof. 4th Caleb Cebuliak, Williams Lake.

Open Tournament: 1st Kai Richardson, Williams Lake. 2nd Andrew Martin, Quesnel. 3rd Jeff Obayashi, Vanderhoof. 4th Jason Kadonaga, Vanderhoof.

Most Sportsmanlike Awards: Sam Smith, Elise Nelson, Caleb Cebuliak, and Matthew Martin.