The ACA Tamaraws, composed of OJ Cantela, Kaye Regidor, I-En Wong, Luke Lim, emerged as the Top Racial Harmony Team, 2nd Best U12 Mixed Team, and Overall 4th place in the U12 Category.
List of ACA U12 Category Award Winners:
ACA Tamaraws – Best Racial Harmony Team, U-12 Mixed Team 2nd Place, 4th Overall (Team Members: OJ Cantela, Kaye Regidor, I-En Wong, Luke Lim)
ACA Red Warriors – U10 Mixed Team 2nd Place (Team Members: Dave Ng, Jie Ming, Jordan Lim, Cae Rie Tan)
ACA Growling Tigers – U8 Mixed Team 2nd Place (Team Members: Arthur Choong, Caroline Chen, Magnus Draycott-Jones, Hetty Draycott-Jones)
ACA Green Archers – U8 3rd Place (Team Members: Deagan Ng, Alfred Loh, Alden Chan, Euan Tan)
In the Open category, the ACA Heavy Bombers, composed of FM Elo Mariano, FM MJ Turqueza, Coach Franz Grafil, & Marcus Chen, finished as co-champions after rallying 8-0 in the last 2 rounds of the tournament in the Open category. Special recognition to ACA Lone Ranger and Lady Pirates with their valuable effort scoring 2-2 against the eventual first place (Team IQNH) by virtue of tie-break.
List of ACA Open Category Award Winners:
ACA Heavy Bombers – Co-Champion (Team Members: FM Elo Mariano, FM MJ Turqueza, Franz Grafil, Marcus Chen)
ACA Blue Eagles – Top Mixed Team (Team Members: Ruben Ho, Ian Chua, Nicholas Goi, Cae Lyn Tan)
ACA Lone Ranger & Lady Pirates – 4th Place (Team Members: Malik Gumama, WFM Shania Mendoza, WIM Jodi Fronda, Charlene Mak)
ACA Chiefs – 5th Place (Team Members: Erwin Tabor, Jonathan Auyeung, Richard Lean, Isaac Chow)
The Nanyang Racial Harmony Team Chess Challenge 2019 was held in Nanyang Community Center last July 21, 2019, with 16 teams participating in the Open category, and 34 teams in the U12 category.