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01/12/2020Prize winners at the Winter Team Challenge

Prize winners at the Winter Team Challenge, held January 12th in Burlington, Mass.

K-12 Section

1st Newton South Knights (Michael Mi, Mark Chudnovsky, Ashot Melkonyan, Charlie Morris) 3.5-0.5
2nd ChessMind Girls (Saanvi Tiruveedhula, Evelyn Zhang, Prachi Dayal, Sophia Rosenholtz) 3-1
3rd-4th The Check Mates (Kaustubh Kislay, Dhairya Mehta, Oskar Zoffer, Rayhan Riaz),
    The Immortals (Amit Piryatinsky, Peter Kouznetsov, Andrey Kalashnikov, Eyal Zeldich, Aidin Narynbekov) 2.5-1.5

Medals: Anushka Ayyappan (Future Masters 5), Christopher Robinson (St. Paul's School), Vyom Shah (Funky Owls A) 3-1

K-6 Section

1st Future Masters 1 (Shouri Mosaliganti, Franklin Lewis, Parinya Jain, Aditya Phadnis) 4-0
2nd-3rd Lukomorie - 2 (Michelle Chudnovsky, Mark Piryatinsky, Nikolay Avdokhin, Yan Barash, Jacob Shteyman),
    Future Masters 3 (Suhavi Tiruveedhula, Jesse Zhang, Alden Kuo, Tanish Biswas) 3-1

Medals: Maxim Klempf (Chess Pirates), Kiran Weerapana (Wellesley Public Schools) 3.5-0.5;
    Anish Sankar (Wellesley Public Schools) 3-1

K-3 Section

1st: Future Masters 2 (Amy Nguyen, Jaswant Ambati, Christine Nguyen, Owen Mennell) 4-0
2nd: Future Masters 4 (Eilam Kuo, Malin Kuo, Anish Saravanan, Harry Li) 2-2
3rd-4th Belmont Day School (Copeland Maier, Leeul Miteku, Jun Murakami, Felix Kim),
    Lukomorie - 1 (Gregory Agranovitch, Dalia Teytelman, William Pechyoni, Jacob Landau) 1-3

Jacob Shteyman and Andrew Shvarts won medals for winning three games each in side games.

The tournament was directed by Bob Messenger, Chris Bird, Nicholas Sterling, and Dmitry Barash.
 

Bob Messenger
Chief TD