Chess Update: 3/11/15


Upcoming Tournaments

  • March 28-State Championships, Battle High School, Columbia, MO (HS section is USCF)
  • April 9-13th National K-12 Championships, Columbus, OH

Registration deadlines for these two tournaments have passed.  Please check your email for information about food and lodging for Nationals.

Warm up for State

Howard will be hosting an intra-team scrimmage on Wednesday, March 25th from 4 to 6 pm.  There will be a pizza dinner for those in attendance.  Please check your email for the RSVP form.

Crossroads ends varsity season

Crossroads Chess ended their season with a semifinal loss to John Burroughs, 13-17 last Wednesday.  Thanks everyone for a great season and let’s try again next year!

Matt Larson, Andrew Kowalkowski, Solomon Cooper, Rock Jia, Yossi Rovinsky, Katie Stujenske, David Dong, LaVaughn Caradine, Nyla Long, Sarah Crawford, Doug Koller, and Emanuel Gerbi.

Several of these players will be receiving trophies at the annual league awards.  I’ll let you know.

Mid America Open

This excellent chess tournament will be played at the Plaza Hotel in Clayton March 13-15th.  Please see for registration details.  This is a USCF tournament.  We will not compete as a team, but individuals may wish to enter on their own.

Gateway Chess Awards

The annual awards buffet will be held Wednesday, May 6th, at Golden Corral, 6110 S. Lindbergh.  Dinner at 6:30, awards at 7:30.  All students who played on Wednesdays or Thursdays this year are invited.