Hlangabeza Primary School from Khutsong in Johannesburg dominated the 2019 Gauteng Schools Individual Chess Championship at the Tshwane Event Centre at the weekend.

The trio of Minentle Miya, Bernet George and Asanda Sangweni made sure they represented the school from Gauteng’s west rand well.

The trio made their intentions clear from start with George scooping straight 4 games with only one draw, out of 5.

With Hlangabeza Primary known as one of the best schools in Gauteng in chess, the victory did not come as a surprise and George says that he is over the moon.

The incredible young Miya who will be representing the country in China in August this year, was hard not notice as she continued with her winning ways.

Miya won 4 out of 5 games and her coach Israel Tshabadirha says he is very proud of the talented Miya.

Speaking after her victory the award-winning young chess player says that she is delighted to win another tournament, the fourth tournament in victory. – Report by Sinovuyo Ndudane