STATE WARM-UP 2016

On Saturday,February 27th, 2016, a record breaking 137 bright chess players competed at the Shining Knights State Warm Up tournament in King Of Prussia, PA.  There was decidedly no shortage of energy or fighting spirit in the room, and each point was hard-earned.
 
Here are the standings and points for each section:
 
U200 Individual:
1. Vishnu Jagannathan - 4.0
2. Ava Luu - 4.0
3. David Zhang - 3.5
4. Sasidhar Budhavarapu - 3.5
5. Jonah Luo - 3.5
6. Devan Telwala - 3.5
7. Nick Sweeney - 3.0
 
U200 Team:
 1. West Chester Public Library Chess Club - 11.5
2. Friends Select  - 11.0
 
U500 Individual:
1. Peter Judge - 4.0
2. Nathaniel Keller - 3.5
3. Ben Russo - 3.0
4. Tristan Peng - 3.0
5. Samuel Hamilton - 3.0
6. Lilian Wang - 3.0
7. James Buck - 2.5
 
U500Team:
1. Friends Select - 9.0
2. The Philadelphia School - 6.5
 
U800 Individual:
1. Paolo Marchiano - 4.0
2. Kenta Tsukamoto - 4.0
3. Zachary Spangler - 3.5
4. Anand Rajagopalan - 3.5
5. Will Gibbs - 3.0
 
U800Team:
1. West Chester Public Library Chess Club - 12.0
2. The Philadelphia School - 10.5 
 
Championship Individual:
1. Karthik Murugan - 3.5
2. Noah Thomforde-Toates - 3.5
3. Qianshuo Wang - 3.0
4. Sarvesh Joshi - 3.0
5. Aaron Lutz
 
Championship Team:
1. Valley Forge Middle School - 5.0
2. Friends Select - 4.0
 
Congratulations to our top finishers and a tremendous thanks to all who participated in this energetic event.  Special mention goes out to the parents and guardians of our competitors for their ceaseless support.  See you again very soon!