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Wairarapa Junior Sportsman of the Year

Joseph Teofilo from the Wairarapa, who has participated in past Chess Power National Finals and Chess Power Champions Trophy events including October this year, was awarded wairarapa Maori male Junior Sportsman of the Year and the Peoples Choice trophy for his achievements in chess both regionally and nationally.

Joseph Teofilo at the Chess Power National Finals 2015
Joseph Teofilo at the Chess Power Nationals 2015

From Joseph's achievement at this regional awards evening, it has put a spotlight on chess and we're hoping this will encourage more of our young to take part! 

Thanks for all you do Paul, you and your team do a fantastic job, and Joseph is certainly looking forward to the 2016 tournaments!


Kim Teofilo

Useful links:

Josephs Chess Profile in Tornelo

NZ Herald Article

Whaiora Wairarapa Maori Sports Awards 2015 Facebook page

Wairarapa Junior Sportsman of the Year

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