Congratulations to Kristine Quek!!
The Australian Chess Federation (ACF) has awarded WFM Kristine Quek the 2015 Arlauskas Medal for Australian Junior player of the year. She is the first female to win this prestigious award.
Kristine had a very good 2015 chess year and in June became Woman FIDE Master after sharing third place at the 2015 Oceania Zonal for Women held in North Sydney and achieving the required WFM norm with a score of 6 out of 9.
In January Kristine also won the Girls U18 Australian Junior Championship.