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On June 4th, The Berkeley Chess School hosted our first Quad Tournament of the summer at Hillside! The complete write-up is here - check out photos of the tournament, standings from each Quad, and the Best Game winner, analyzed by FIDE master and BCS instructor Robin Cunningham!
Ready for more? Join us for the next rated Quad tournament on July 23rd in Berkeley, and ongoing summer Friday night Bughouse & Pizza tournaments!
Josiah Stearman's rating of 1721 (and gaining!) qualifies him for the World Youth Chess Championship!
Ben Rood's title as 1st Grade National Champion at the 2011 National Elementary (K-6) Championship in Dallas, Texas, earned him the invitation to play for the USA at the World Youth Chess Championship.
Congratulations to both for such an achievement!
Congratulations to Oceanview Elementary for taking 1st place at the tournament and a congratulations is also in order for David Deng and Sean Donovan for going undefeated and posting a 6-0 record for the day. We would like to thank all the players who came to represent their school and play competitive chess!