In the weekends of 16 - 18 & 23 - 25 of October the Curacao National Chess Championship 2015 took place at the Frater Aurelio SBO. The tournament counted with participation of about 20 players varying from youth to veterans who took on the 9 round challenge for the title of local champion. Various of our club members participated as well displaying quality games. Sunday afternoon around 4:00 pm the final results were in and the prizes handed out.
Ursus van Bemmelen claimed the title for current national chess champion while former champion Fabio Mensing booked 2nd leaving Jimmy Izijk on 3rd. Medals were handed out for the top 3 players under the age of 18. All 3 medals were claimed by Chess Club Janwe's young and talented: David Pietersz on 1st, Dylan Mathilda on 2nd and Mariana Sanches on 3rd. Thanks to our national federation FEDAKO for a great tournament.