TheÂ February CrushÂ chess tournament was held onÂ February 2Â at the Horsham Community Center in Horsham, PA.
Top seed Max Polichuk of Richboro Elementary went 4-0 in the K-3 section to win first place. Anand Bhatt and Sean Grant were second and third, respectively, with 3-1 scores.Â The top unrated player was Emma Hawkins, scoring 2-2 with her only losses against the top two players in the tournament. The Philadelphia School won top school in the section.
The K-8 section was dominated by The Philadelphia School, which scored a whopping 13.0 team points. Gregory Whitehorn and Alexander England, both hailingÂ fromÂ TheÂ Philadelphia School,Â tied for first place at 4-0.Â Zachary Zeelander (also of The Philadelphia School) and Siddharth Ambatipudi won third and fourth places with scores of 3-1.