Tuesday, February 26, 2019

Reminder: March 3 Chess Tournament!

Hi Chess Families-

Hope you all had a fabulous Winter break.  Just a follow-up from Monica's previous email to remind everyone that our next NEST+m tournament is this Sunday, March 3rd.  We are looking forward to another great tournament.  Coaches Giorgi and Lily will be on site for game analysis. 

Early bird registration ends tonight at 11pm.  Register here: http://nest.gmchessacademy.com/home/index/3/2

Also, we still need A LOT of help this Sunday.  

All the proceeds from our chess tournaments go directly back to the PTA to support our chess program. 

Thanks and hope to see you Sunday. Go NEST+m Chess!

2/24 Anderson Tournament Results!

Congrats to Thomas Murphy who took 1st place in the Reserve section at the Anderson Tournament on 2/24!

Other NEST+m players:
Matthew Chin - 7th place, Open
Arabella Fang, 6th place, Primary

Sunday, February 3, 2019

NEST+m Winter Chess Tournament (Feb 3) Results & Pics!

Congratulations to the 50+ NEST+m students who participated in our second “home” tournament of the year! Overall, nearly 250 participants from across the area competed. NEST+m teams took 1st place in Novice 1, Primary, Reserve and Classic.

No Score: Sarabeth Chin, Raymond Li, Max Kogan, Julien Steele.

Novice 1: Pierce Harvey (3rd), Malcolm Geller (4th), Ethan Quinn (5th), Quiana Huang (6th), Max Trias (7th), Daniel Xiang (8th), Miles Leung (9th), Troy Cheng (10th).

Novice 2: Theodore Hoelscher (4th), Max Tsung (7th), Luke Seigel (8th), Lucas O'Reilly (9th).

K-1: Aaron Chen (4th), Kelsey Murphy (9th), Vedant Gaonkar (10th), Annika Wahlquist, Jinsean Lu, Bianca Faissal, Raquel Faissal.

Primary: Arjun Gururaja (1st), Aneel Mittal (2nd), Isabella Zhu (6th), Micah Cho (8th), August Silverio.

Elementary: Eloise Roberts (1st), David Dunikov (10th), Anthony Zhu, Amelia Cotler, Ivan Volovnyk.

Reserve: Connor Chin (3rd), Joshua Duca Evans (9th), Arkady Kokush (10th), Glib Dunikov, Aleksander Szetela, Zachery Ng, Evan Zhao.

Classic: Morgan Sweeney (co-champion), Kai Tsuboyama (co-champion), Oliver Ma (6th), Ksenia Volovnyk (7th), Dale Cotler (t-9th), Thomas Murphy, t-9th), Rhys Black, Liam Chan.

Open: Dylan Kang (1st), Jack Faissal, Preston Ng, Jai Shah, Matthew Chin.

Championship: Romir Mukherjee (3rd), Natalia Zduniewicz, Spencer Chin, Momoca Mairaj.