20 players participated in the 1st annual Greater Pocono Scholastic Championship at Pocono Mountain East High school in Swiftwater, P.A.Â The K-12 Open section was won by teammates Alex Belkin and Henry Luo of Pocono Mountain East.Â Alex and Henry drew each other in round three, and finished with undefeated scores of 3.5/4.Â The K-12 under 1000 section was won by Anthony Ciarlante III with a score of 3.5/4. William Thompson scoredÂ 3/4 to finish 2nd.Â The team prizes were won by local schools, Pocono Mountain East for the K-12 Open and Swiftwater Intermediate for the K-12 Under 1000.
It was a great tournament and we look forward to a bigger and better event next September!
45 chessplayers gathered at Radnor Elementary School to battle it out in the August Burn chess tournament, the final event of the summer.
On June 9, 34 competitors battled it out in the final chess tournament of the 2006-2007 school year at Copper Beech Elementary School in Glenside, PA.