Many chess players earn first-ever rating at Queen’s Quest
MADISON – The Queen’s Quest Chess Tournament on Nov. 11, the latest event for Madison City Chess League or MCCL, offered a venue for many players to receive their first raring.
MCCL officials thanked Midtown Elementary School for hosting Queen’s Quest. “We had 134 players. There were many individual and team awards, a great tournament environment, concessions and food from Mei Wei. We hope everyone had a good experience,” MCCL Executive Director Todd Guthrie said.
Place winners in each section follow, starting with first place and descending in place order:
* K-3 Under 300 Section — Theodore Malak, Medha Prashanth, Aarav Bhaskar, Connor Boyer, Brandon Edmondson, Emilyne Jocson, Greyson Pitchko, Rhema Gosier, Arvin Yang and Nathan Finley.
* K-3 Championship Section — Milan Malak, Samuel Liao, Jimmy McHugh, Ananth Ravishekar, Alandra Jackson, Charlie Saulters, Arjun Sathees, John Park, Junpei Noda and Henry Saulters.
* K-5 Championship Section — Alice Zou, Avyaktha Subramania, Dheeren Pammina, Theodore Piper, Isaac Kreusser, Asher Allison, Jonathan Lam, Si Cha, Isaac Doyle, Lauren Weisenberger and tied for 10th place: Alice Wu, Noah Sommer, Ronan Price, Annabelle Hsu, Yuheng Chen, Rohin Seal and James Hooper.
* K-8 Championship Section — Caden Jordan, Sophia Jerez, Kylie Zou, Mason Park, Samsara Rajbhandari, Cohan Tate, Holland Lang, Abigail Barbe, John Chen, Andrew Tkach and tied for 10th place: Cole Pieratt, Brett Perry, Emerson Phillips, Christina Yang, Vedanth Siva, Noah Hsu, Cooper Meyer and Jack Meyer.
* K-12 Open Section — Esteban Jerez, Nirvana Rajbhandari, Nathan Chiu, Sreehari Peringoth, Caroline Wang, Joseph Park, Abigail Chan, Aaron Chen, Simon Kibbey, Sean Rowe and tied for 10th place: Faith Nguyen, James Elliot Lewis, Rushi Patel, Aedan Campbell and Hayden Hice.
* K-3 Under 300 Team Awards — Mill Creek Elementary School, Midtown Elementary School, Heritage Elementary School, Rainbow Elementary School and Horizon Elementary School.
* K-3 Team Awards — Columbia Elementary School, Heritage, Rainbow, Mill Creek and Madison Elementary School.
* K-5 Team Awards – Horizon, Mill Creek, Rainbow, Columbia and Midtown.
* K-8 Team Awards — Discovery Middle School, Liberty Middle School and Journey Middle School.
* K-12 Team Awards — Bob Jones High School and Covenant Christian Academy.
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