SAHETI High School

Joshua excels at SA junior chess championship

Primary School pupil Joshua Engelbrecht was one of ten players selected to represent the Johannesburg Metro Club at the South African Junior Chess Championship held in early January 2018.

The tournament lasted five days, with seven rounds scheduled for three hours each. Joshua went into the championship with a rating of 49th out of 75 children in South Africa in the U10 age group.

He won six of the seven matches played, moving his rating from 49th to 9th in the U10 category across South Africa.