2015 CONIC Results

Congratulations to Kaitlyn Chu for winning 3rd place in the 2015 ChessKid Online National Invitational Championship this past weekend, which was hosted at our academy. Five sections of 6 top-rated players in the country competed online for National Titles. Read more about the event: http://www.chess.com/news/five-national-champions-crowned-in-chesskidcom-national-championship-9129 and http://www.uschess.org/content/view/13082/826/
Kaitlyn CONIC

May’s Chess Tournament Highlights:

5/22 Friday Knights #21 (Rating Report)

Twelve players competed in Friday Knights #21 held on May 22nd. There were three sections: Open, U1000, and U500. Derrick Peng took clear first in the Open section with a perfect score of 3/3, also setting a personal USCF rating high of 1374. Ian Sun won the U1000 section and achieved an 800+ rating. In the U500 section, Liam Patel and Kennan Liu tied for first with 2.5/3 and both took home their first Friday Knights Championship trophies. The next Friday Knights will take place on June 12th – Register in advance.


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Friday Knights #20 (5/8/15)

We had the biggest turnout for our biweekly Friday Knights tournament with 15 participants competing in the inaugural FCA Championship Trophies Series!
There were three sections: Open Section – Average USCF 1304, Quad Section 2 – USCF 500 to 1100, and Swiss Section 3 – USCF 550 and below.

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