Austin Area Scholastic Championships

13001097_966405770141230_8929420170259821622_nA number of AAH Chess Club participants competed in the Austin Area Scholastic Championships on Saturday. It was a great tournament with many competing for the first time. Thank you and congratulations to everyone who participated!!!  If you would like to know more about our club, you can find our website at www.aahchessclub.com
 
Competing for their very first time were: Danny Conner, Jace Dressen, Gabriel Anderson, Grayson Rorrer, and Naya Domingo.  
 
Our medal winners with a score 3-3.5 out of 5 games were: Jeremy Lara, Grayson Rorrer, Danielle Rye, Caleb Anderson, Evan Davis and Ian Hall. 
 
Anshu Chenurru won 1st place in the Elementary Championships Section
 
Grayson Rorrer competed in the K5 Under 300 section and won 6th place.
 
Carson Freidman competed in the 6-12 Under 900 section and won 5th place. 
 
Also in the 6-12 Under 900 Section: Carson Friedman, Tucker Water, John Birch, and Naya Domingo came in 4th place as a team.  
 
Tucker also won the Good Sportsmanship Award for excellence in his attitude, turning every opportunity into a learning experience, and for cheering his teammates on!
 
Anshu Chenurru and Rocco Trosclair came in 4th place in the Elementary Championships team division. 
 
In the Secondary Championship section: Abhiram Chenurru won 3rd place.
 
Abhiram Chenurru, Ian Hall, Caleb Anderson, and Evan Davis came in 1st place for the team trophy. 
 
Way to go AAH-Chess Club!

Casis Chess Tournament 2016

Congratulations to the AAH Chess Club for their participation in the Casis Chess Tournament!
Here are the AAH members who participated:
Carson Friedman
Davis Rye
Danielle Rye
Hazel Fleming
Walter Fleming
Josiah Ross
Judah Lara
Marie Young
Oliver Davis
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Individual Awards:  
We had 4 medal winners:  Davis, Judah, Marie and Oliver
Plus, Danielle had 4 wins and earned a 3rd place trophy in her section.
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Team Results:  
Carson, Danielle and Marie earned a 3rd Place Trophy in their K-12 Under 700 Section.
Great job!
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Special recognition also goes to Carson and Judah since this was their first Scholastic chess tournament.
Congratulations to all of the AAH players and their parents and grandparents who participated in this event!