2013 Bendigo Bank Awards - $50 Bendigo bank account
For excellent performance, enthusiasm, teamwork, leadership and sportsmanship by a junior player.
Selwyn Lo - Performance Award: 1st Junior Club Championship, =4th in the Croydon Junior Open. Selwyn has improved rapidly this year and has progressed to competing in Senior tournaments, he participates well in coaching, he's a fierce but fair competitor, regular place-getter in club tournaments. (Age: 12)
Jake Dawber - Performance Award: 2nd Junior Club Championship, =4th in the Croydon Junior Open, keen to learn, willingly assists younger players, regular place-getter in club tournaments (Age:11)
Taleigha Najim - Encouragement Award: Only 7, but attends regularly, keen to improve and competes well against the stronger players in the junior club. (Age: 7)
Xaioyang Ni - Encouragement Award: Yang Yang attends regularly, he's keen to improve and competes well against the stronger players in the junior club. (Age: 8)
Kyle Gibson - Performance Award: Kyle is the strongest junior at the club. Also strong academically, Kyle has had to reduce his chess this year to focus on his advanced studies and he now confines himself to a few Senior club events. He came 1st in the Fixed Openings and equal 2nd in the Croydon Open (both senior events). Always willing to represent Croydon in interclub events. (Age:15)