Sixteen chessplayers battled it out last Saturday at the Horsham Community Center.Â Top-seeded Teddy Willis faced off against Yasasvi Hari for first place in the last round. After a long, tough endgame, Yasasvi held on for the draw and won the tournament on tiebreaks. Max DuBoff came in third, with a score of 3-1.
The top school, with 5.0 points, was Rolling Hills Elementary. Jacob GuyneeÂ of Rolling Hills, rated 579,Â won the first-ever "biggest upset" prize for his 4th-roundÂ victory over 846-rated Daniel Gildenbrand. The upset prize goes to the player who scores the biggest upset over a higher-rated opponent.