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MACA Chess Horizons Magazine Article
 The Youngest Champion
 Joseph Perl
  July 2010
On May 28, Mateos Sahakian, a ten year old, became the youngest player ever to become the Winchester Chess Club Champion. The club has been around for more than 20 years. Mateos scored five points out of five beating several formidable A players in the tournament.
Mateos began to play tournament chess at age four under the encouragement of his older brother, Arvan. Recently, Mateos has made big advancements in his playing style, and his results are reflecting that. On May 30, Mateos played in the one day tournament at the Mass Open in Leominster in the Under 2000 section and tied for second.