Our chess team won the Pennsylvania State Championship for Schools in the Primary (grades K-3) division. The players on our team in that division were Luca LaRosa, Aiden Chau, David Kennedy, Salvatore Kerns & Ethan Tran.
Luca won the 9th place overall individual prize. Salvatore & Ethan won 1st place for players in their rating range (Salvatore won for players rated Under 600. Ethan won for players rated Under 400)
Our team in the K-6 under 800 division also won 4th place school. The team for that division was Owen Cheung, Amin Branch & Nicholas Cavalli.
Our chess team also had a successful season in the Philadelphia Scholastic Chess League. The City league does not have a Primary division, so we compete in the Elementary (K-5). We finished 2nd school in the City League elementary division. The following students played for our elementary team in the city league:
Luca LaRosa, Amin Branch, Aiden Chau, Ethan Tran, Owen Cheung, David Kennedy, Salvatore Kerns, Kingston Budhai & Aidan Su.
We also had the following individual prize winners in the city league:
Luca LaRosa – Individual Champion for the league
Amin Branch -4th place
Aiden Chau – 5th place
David Kennedy – 1st for grades 1-3
Samuel Lai also participated in the Middle School divsion and was top 6th grader