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Last updated 3:01 PM on 10 October 2011

Parkview Public School Year 6 student Jack Robbie has secured the coveted title of Leeton Community Of Public Schools Primary Chess Champion after prevailing against the talented minds of the district's finest Chess minds at Whitton Public School today.

Robbie, and avid chess player, won four matches on the way to a final showdown with Leeton Public School's Callum Hislop. In a tense final, Robbie prevailed, in the process becomoing the first Parkview Public School student to win the title in the four year history of the event.

8 other Parkview students were entered in the 27 strong event, with Year 6 student Genia Cowell also acquitting herself well, making it to the Semi Finals before being defeated by Hislop.

The 2011 event will be hosted at Parkview PS by virtue of Jack's win in the event!