9 June 2017
On Tuesday night at Toowoomba Anglican College and Preparatory School, 8 students from Mary MacKillop Catholic College competed in the QCIS Primary and Secondary Chess competition. The competition consisted of 11 teams representing 6 schools. The tournament combined both Primary and Secondary teams together in one competition. All students played exceptionally well throughout the four rounds and achieved great results. Mary MacKillop Team 1, consisting of Thomas Burling, Brendan Williams, Riley Cuthbert and Aidan McCormack finished in first place, beating the top Secondary team. Mary MacKillop Team 2, consisting of Matthew Deadman, Alex King, Cooper Smith and Jackson Stansell finished in fifth place. Congratulations to all students involved in the competition.