Matthew Yu(Skinner North) participated in the Chicago Chess Center Rated Beginners' Open #40, hosted by the Chicago Chess Center. This tournament took place at the University of Illinois at Chicago. This was a 5-round, Swiss-style rated event. Although some of the participants were much older, Matthew took home a 1st Place finish( 5 wins, 5.0 points)! Matthew continues to compete at a high level and now has a +1000 rating. Matthew was also able to share some pointers with other chess players as well.
Congratulations to Matthew on his 1st place finish and dedication to his craft!
Minds and Visions will have participants in the following tournaments this weekend:
- Caveman Birthday Scholastic Tournament- April 23rd, 2022 @9:00am CST
- Kasparov Chess Foundation All-Girls National Championship- April 22nd-April 24th, 2022
- Chicago Chess Foundation April Scholastic Chess Tournament- April 23rd, 2022 @10:00am CST