Tournament Results - Team Tournament

USCF Rating Report 

Thirty-seven school teams of four players each competed in the third Silver Knights Team Chess Tournament, held November 14 at Radnor Middle School. The Philadelphia School A team took first place on tiebreaks over New Hope Academy, with both schools finishing at 3.5 out of a possible 4 match wins. FInishing in 3rd-4th-5th place with 2.5 match wins were Ithan Elementary A, Springton Manor Elementary A, and Lionville Middle School A.

In the Unrated section, The Philadelphia School B took first place at 4-0, followed by six teams that tied for second place at 3-1: Skippack Elementary B, Downingtown Middle B, Skippack Elementary A, Devon Prep, Worcester Elementary, and Lionville Middle B. Special mention also goes out to the team from Twin Springs Farm, as they took home the first place trophy for schools in grades K-3 with an impressive 2-2 performance.

National Master and 2008 Pennsylvania State Champion Peter Minear was on hand to do free analysis for the kids.

After the conclusion of the main event, sixteen players that couldn't get enough chess stayed late for a small bughouse tournament, won by Michael Sydnes and Ryan Schiller.

Full results are shown below. Check back later for some pictures!

SwissSys Standings. Team Tournament: Rated

 

# Name Rd 1 Rd 2 Rd 3 Rd 4 Tot TBrk[G] TBrk[U]
1 The Philadelphia School A W5 [4.0] W9 [4.0] D2 [2.0] W6 [3.0] 3.5 13 29
2 New Hope Academy W6 [3.0] W4 [4.0] D1 [2.0] W3 [3.0] 3.5 12 30.5
3 Ithan Elementary A W8 [3.0] W7 [3.0] D9 [2.0] L2 [1.0] 2.5 9 15.5
4 Springton Manor Elementary A W11 [4.0] L2 [0.0] D7 [2.0] W9 [3.0] 2.5 9 11.5
5 Lionville Middle School A L1 [0.0] W10 [3.0] D8 [2.0] W7 [2.5] 2.5 7.5 11.25
6 Downingtown Middle School A L2 [1.0] W11 [4.0] W12 [3.0] L1 [1.0] 2.0 9 12.5
7 Chadds Ford Elementary School W12 [2.5] L3 [1.0] D4 [2.0] L5 [1.5] 1.5 7 12.5
8 The Philadelphia School Girls L3 [1.0] D12 [2.0] D5 [2.0] D11 [2.0] 1.5 7 10.5
9 Friends Select School A W10 [3.5] L1 [0.0] D3 [2.0] L4 [1.0] 1.5 6.5 12.75
10 Friends Central School A L9 [0.5] L5 [1.0] D11 [2.0] W12 [3.0] 1.5 6.5 6.75
11 Wyomissing Area Jr/Sr HS L4 [0.0] L6 [0.0] D10 [2.0] D8 [2.0] 1.0 4 6
12 Beaumont Elementary L7 [1.5] D8 [2.0] L6 [1.0] L10 [1.0] 0.5 5.5 8.75

 

 

SwissSys Standings. Team Tournament: Unrated

 

# Name Rd 1 Rd 2 Rd 3 Rd 4 Tot TBrk[G] TBrk[U]
1 The Philadelphia School B W23 [4.0] W2 [3.5] W7 [4.0] W4 [3.0] 4.0 14.5 35.5
2 Skippack Elementary B W18 [4.0] L1 [0.5] W14 [4.0] W10 [3.5] 3.0 12 24.75
3 Downingtown Middle School B W25 [3.5] W15 [3.0] L4 [1.0] W16 [4.0] 3.0 11.5 18.75
4 Skippack Elementary A W6 [4.0] W11 [2.5] W3 [3.0] L1 [1.0] 3.0 10.5 30
5 Devon Prep W20 [3.0] D10 [2.0] D16 [2.0] W12 [2.5] 3.0 9.5 17
6 Worcester Elementary L4 [0.0] W22 [3.0] W11 [3.0] W15 [3.0] 3.0 9 15
7 Lionville Middle School B W12 [3.0] W8 [2.5] L1 [0.0] W17 [3.0] 3.0 8.5 16.75
8 Bridge Valley Elementary H--- [2.0] L7 [1.5] W21 [3.0] W19 [4.0] 2.5 10.5 13.5
9 Downingtown Middle School C L16 [1.5] D24 [2.0] W22 [4.0] W18 [2.5] 2.5 10 12.75
10 Springton Manor Elementary B W14 [2.5] D5 [2.0] W17 [2.5] L2 [0.5] 2.5 7.5 16.25
11 Gayman Elementary School W13 [2.5] L4 [1.5] L6 [1.0] W24 [4.0] 2.0 9 16.5
12 Twin Springs Farm L7 [1.0] W20 [3.0] W13 [3.0] L5 [1.5] 2.0 8.5 16.5
13 Caley Elementary L11 [1.5] W21 [3.0] L12 [1.0] W23 [3.0] 2.0 8.5 11
14 Friends Central School B L10 [1.5] W23 [4.0] L2 [0.0] W20 [3.0] 2.0 8.5 10.75
15 Sugartown Elementary W22 [2.5] L3 [1.0] W24 [3.5] L6 [1.0] 2.0 8 12
16 Hillside Elementary A W9 [2.5] D17 [2.0] D5 [2.0] L3 [0.0] 2.0 6.5 15.25
17 Audubon Elementary W19 [3.0] D16 [2.0] L10 [1.5] L7 [1.0] 1.5 7.5 15.25
18 K.D. Markley L2 [0.0] W25 [4.0] D19 [2.0] L9 [1.5] 1.5 7.5 8.75
19 Willistown Country Day School L17 [1.0] B--- [4.0] D18 [2.0] L8 [0.0] 1.5 7 4.5
20 Ithan Elementary B L5 [1.0] L12 [1.0] W25 [3.0] L14 [1.0] 1.0 6 8.5
21 Friends Select School B D24 [2.0] L13 [1.0] L8 [1.0] D25 [2.0] 1.0 6 7.5
22 Arrowhead Elementary L15 [1.5] L6 [1.0] L9 [0.0] B--- [3.0] 1.0 5.5 6
23 Springton Manor Elementary C L1 [0.0] L14 [0.0] B--- [4.0] L13 [1.0] 1.0 5 2
24 Hillside Elementary B D21 [2.0] D9 [2.0] L15 [0.5] L11 [0.0] 1.0 4.5 8
25 Hillside Elementary C L3 [0.5] L18 [0.0] L20 [1.0] D21 [2.0] 0.5 3.5 4.5