Tournament Results - June Cool-Down

The 2007 June Cool-Down chess tournament was held at Goodnoe Elementary in Newtown, PA on June 2.  Tournament newcomer John Zhang took 1st place in the K-3 section, going undefeated with a 4-0 score.

Alexander So and Roger Yu, both from Newtown Elementary, took 2nd and 3rd, respectively, with scores of 3-1.  The team competition in K-3 was especially fierce, with Newtown Elementary beating out Goodnoe by the slimmest of margins, 9.0 to 8.5.

In the K-8 section, Gabe Tkach of Ferderbar Elementary racked up yet another tournament victory with a perfect 4-0 score.  Jacob Nelson of The Philadelphia School came in 2nd place with 3 points, followed by Devi Majeske, Jennifer Han, and Chirag Ram, all with 2.5.  The Philadelphia School took first place among teams with a score of 5.5.