The principal of the school also thanked the generous sponsors, the parents who attended, and staff for their dedication and commitment in ensuring the success of the 2017 athletics meeting.
He has his sights set on the District championship to be held on February 2.
The purpose of the visit was to expose pupils to a national team and to engage with the players.
The pupils are looking forward to the tourney.
Pupils were divided into four houses.
Pupils from primary and secondary schools in the age groups under 11, under 13, under 15 and under 17 participated.
In a massive land slide, they emerged winners after playing the final and defeated Isipingo Beach Intermediate by two sets to nil.
These exceptional achievements resulted in Dawnridge Primary School being declared the best performing school for 2016.
The team emerged as winners in their respective divisions.
The team must be commended for their outstanding achievement in winning every match.
The launch was attended by representatives from Mondi, SAPS, school principals, chess co-ordinators, KZN Department of Sports and Recreation and local NGO’s.