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April 2014

We are very happy to announce the following National Championship winners at the 2014 National Junior High Championship held at Atlanta from April 25-27, 2014.

  • Riley Smith 6th Grader from Birmingham, Alabama scored 6 points out of 7 games tied for 3rd place and got 8th place Trophy in K-9 Under 1000 section. Riley gained 225 points in this tournament. 231 players played in this
  • Hemachandra Rambha 2nd grader from Nashville, Tennessee scored 5.5 points out of 7 games tied for 3rd place and got 14th place Trophy in K-9 Under 1250 section. Hemi gained 56 rating points in this Hemi was the TOP 2nd grader in the country among all 2nd graders participated in this section. 212 players in this section.
  • Vikram Ruppa 8th grader from Atlanta, Georgia scored 5 points out of 7 games tied for 4th place and got 29th place in K-9 Under 1250 section. Vikram gained 67 rating points in this tournament. 212 players in this 28 players from ChessKidsNation played in this tournament. Please click the link below for the pictures taken during the tournament.

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CONGRATS to all the winners and all our players who competed in this National tournament. We are very happy and proud of our student’s achievements. We also thank all the parents for their support and encouragement without which this would not been possible.

Tuscaloosa Scholastic Chess Championships – April 2014

ChessKidsNation Chess Players had a GREAT performance at Tuscaloosa Scholastic Chess Championships at Tuscaloosa on Saturday (April 12, 2014). 14 players from ChessKidsNation played in this tournament. Congratulations to all our players and special thanks to all the parents who made this event a GREAT SUCCESS.

Our Special Congratulations to Rishi Yellamraju for winning the K-3 section and Samson Sands for winning K-12 Section in Individual Championship. Both Samson and Rishi won 5 points each.

Open Section

  • Sijing Wu won Second Place with 2.5 points.

Reserve Section

  • Rochelle Wu was tied for Third place with 2.5

Individual

  • K – 3 Primary Section
    • First Place – Rishi Yellamraju who won 5
  • K – 12 Open Section
    • First Place – Samson Sands who won all his 5 games
    • Second Place – Colin Bamford who won 4 points
    • Third Place – Cesar Juarez who won 3 points

Team

  • K – 6 Elementary Section – ChessKidsNation Team won the First place (Krishin Yerabolu, Kapil Nathan, Aniteja Ponna, Riley Smith and Nikhita Chintareddy)
  • K – 12 Open Section – ChessKidsNation Team won the First Place (Samson Sands, Colin Bamford, Cesar Juarez, Luke Cai and Gregory Murray)
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