Children from Gozo and Malta compete in mini chess tournament
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A chess tournament was held at the Gozo Sports Complex on Sunday afternoon as part of this year’s Gozo Sports Festival which runs until the 7th of May.
What made the event all the more interesting, is that it involved children – all beginners. With youngsters from Gozo and Malta competing in this first mini tournament.
Organiser Monika Gergely said that she holds a chess class every Saturday morning at the Sports Complex in Victoria from 9am-12pm. All children are welcome to learn the art of chess.Monika was very pleased that Pietro, one of the youngsters from the Gozo team, was awarded a trophy. The overall winners of the tournament were the Malta team.
However, there will be another chance for the young Gozo team, with a rematch planned, this time to be held in Malta.
Photographs by Alain Salvary and Monika Gergely