2006 New Jersey K-12 Grade Chess Championship

2006 National K-12/Collegiate Chess Championship
Westfield Scholastic Tournament - Dec'06

Princeton Day School Tournament - Dec'06

2006 New Jersey K-12 Grade Chess Championship  
Lincroft, NJ - Nov 19, 2006

On November 19, New Jersey K-12 Grade Championship was held in Lincroft, NJ,  in 13 sections. Our students participated in many sections of the Championship and showed very high results.

Game analysis with Nonna  Karakashyan - Kostyantyn Mazur (center) and Pavel Temkin (right)

Kostyantyn Mazur
won all 5 games and became
2006 New Jersey Champion in 10th-grade section !

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Samritha Palakollu              
finished with 4.5 in 5 games and became  
2006 New Jersey Champion in Kindergarten section !

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There were 34 players in the competition of 3rd graders.

In this section Yuvik Umapathy
got  4 out of 5 and was awarded with 4th place trophy !

Another our student
Aditya Venkatesh
played in the same section
and with 3.5 points
got 7th place trophy!

25 players compete in 1st-grade  tournament

The best result among our students in this section
had  Roman Rychkov.
He shared 2-4 place
with 4 out of 5 !


Arjun Rajkumar got 10th place trophy with 3 out of 5 !

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Vaed Khurjekar also got
3 points in 5 games !

2006 National K-12/Collegiate Chess Championship
Lake Buena Vista, FL - December 8-10, 2006

Samritha Palakollu

won 5 out of 7 games and
shared 3-5 places
in Kindergarten section
among 31 best US players
of this age !

Vishan Ramanathan

played in 2-graders section among 133 participants
and demonstrated
very high result -
 6 victories in 7 games!
He was awarded
with 3rd place trophy !
Yuvik Umapathy

had 4.5 points in 7 rounds
in 3-graders section
among 189 participants !

Westfield Scholastic Tournament
Westfield, NJ - December 3, 2006

All participants of Westfield December Scholastic Tournament played in one  competition, best players of each age group (K-2, 3-5, 6-12 grades) were awarded with trophies.

Roman Rychkov
with 3.5 out of 4 shared the 1st place in absolute tournament !

Igor Bich

was awarded with 1st place trophy in 3-5-graders section!

Vladyslav Nazarchuk

received 3rd place trophy
in 3-5 section !

Training game - Vladyslav Nazarchuk (right) and Aviv Khavich (left)

Princeton Day School Tournament
Princeton, NJ - December 2, 2006

Mathuchena Karthikeyan

successfully participated in Novice I section for the players with rating below 600.
Mathuchena got 3 out of 4 and was awarded with the trophy.

Aditya Venkatesh won 3 place trophy in Reserved section for players with USCF below 1000

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Lavanya Nagappan
participated for the first time in Novice II section for players with USCF rating below 800.



Our congratulations
to all our students and their parents!