This past Saturday, 3 of our students, Anna Jiao, Leo Lee, and Ethan Jiao competed in the Illinois K-8th State Championship held at Whitney Young High School. This was a 5-round, Swiss-style tournament. Ethan(Skinner North) competed in the K-6th Individual(2 points, 23rd Place) and Team(13 points, 3rd Place) Sections. Anna(Skinner North) competed in the K-4th Individual(2 points, 23rd Place) and Team(13 points, 2nd Place) section. Leo(Skinner North) competed in the K-4th Individual(3 points, 12th Place) and Team(13 points, 2nd Place) Sections.
Anna and Leo will advance to the Chicago Public School K-4 Championship(Team Section) on March 26th.
There were a total of 238 students from 35 schools. CONGRATULATIONS to Ethan, Anna, and Leo for their hard work and effort! We look forward to more of our students competing at the next event: Chicago Chess Center Rated Beginners' Open #38 on March 27th, 2022! The results from this past Saturday are below!