In the end of the camp, Colleen Tate from Stann Creek team , won the award of the Ultimate Chess Player, and received chess board that Irianie Pech brought from Cuba specailly for that title.These were all the particiapnts: all 20 of us from Cayo, Corozal, Belize, Stann Creek and toledo!
The camp was big success due to the efforts of all the coaches who assisted in it: Wayne Huang, Young Jin Gomez, HUmberto Juarez, Frank Tu, Ian Avilez, Virgilio Ruiz, David Martinez, Jose Teul, Micah Williams, Irianie Peach and David MacEnulty ( our special guest coach from US).
In addition, Caves Branch Guides: Esperanza Gaitan, Elmer Medrano and Edgar Martinez provided not only safe and secure environment, but they were also active participants in all our activties: from running mini tournaments to swimming, playing chess and teaching how to repell.
Coach from Corozal helps with teaching how to swim:
US coach David Macenulty provides special instruction for the coaches.....and instructing our players:
David Martinez, our strongest coach:
Virgilio Ruiz, Corozal coach:
We had a very challenging Chess Camp, and we HAD FUN! Special Thanks to all other Caves Branch guides and staff who assisted in the camp, and King Arnold!