This past weekend, 2 of our students, Ire Erogbogbo and Matthew Yu participated in the Illinois K-8th State Championship in Schaumburg, IL. This was a 2-day, 7-round, Swiss-style tournament. Ire(Frederick Nerge Elementary) competed in the 2nd-3rd Grade Individual Section and earned 1 win(2 points, 88th Place). Matthew(Skinner North) competed in the K-1st Grade Individual Section and earned 6 wins(6 points-Tied for 1st place,[3rd Place after tie-breaker]).
There were a total of 436 students in the state championship. CONGRATULATIONS to Ire and Matthew 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. Check the events page for more information. The results from this past weekend's tournament are below!