Milton Lynch 'A' narrowly defeated People's Cathedral 'A' to retain the Barbados Chess Federation primary inter-school championship.
Playing at Harrison College over the weekend Milton Lynch 'A' emerged winners by one point in the final three rounds of games, in a tense finish to the championship
The team of Kimahri Holder, Tequon Pinder, Kevion Perch, Christian Gill, Damani Layne and Nicodi Gibson finished with 49 out of a maximum 60 points.
They held off the People's Cathedral 'A' team of Rory Prescod, Hannah Wilson, Joshua Franklin, Kayode Stoute, Anoushka Pitamber and Xavier Francis.
The Milton Lynch 'B' team, made up of Jayden Feliciano-Edwards, Keshione Norgrove, Devonte Morris, Ethan Scott, Amani Feliciano-Edwards and Ethan Springer were a distant third with 35 points.
The presentation ceremony for the championship, which attracted 16 teams from eight schools, will be held on June 23rd.