Summer Scholastic Report

Main Line Chess and Games hosted its Summer Scholastic on July 23rd,
2017. 22 players participated in 3 sections, a new record for the
relatively newly opened business.

Many interesting games were played in the event, which was directed by
International Master Tom Bartell (Chief TD) and Life Master Todd Lunna
(Chief Assistant TD).

The 14 trophy winners are listed & pictured below.


Open Section

Advaith Kollipara captured the first place trophy with a score of 2.5-0.5.
Seth Casel won the second place trophy with a score of 2.0-1.0. Paul
Stricker finished with a score of 1.5-1.5 in taking the third place trophy
while Nikki Khmelnitsky won the fourth place trophy in the event.


















From L-R: Advaith Kollipara (1st place), Seth Casel (2nd) & Paul Stricker
(3rd).

Not pictured: Nikki Khmelnitsky (4th)


Under 1250 Section

Kenneth Cobbs finished with the event's only perfect score, winning 4
games to capture the first place trophy. Mahika Ralhan scored 2.5-1.5 to
come in clear 2nd in winning the second place trophy.  The next three
players finished with a score of 2-2.  Aaron Lutz took home the third
place trophy.  Nitin Marath came home with the fourth place trophy.  
Amogh Kollipara captured the fifth place trophy.






















From L-R: Kenneth Cobbs (first place), Mahika Ralhan (2nd), Aaron Lutz
(3rd), Nitin Marath (4th), Amogh Kollipara (5th).  


Under 750 Section

Zachary Knower won the first place trophy with a score of 3-1. Siddarth
Sankar took home the second place trophy with a score of 3-1.  Andrew
Stein came away with the third place trophy with a score of 2.5-1.5.  
Sophia Stoy drew her last game with Andrew Stein to win the fourth place
trophy with a score of 2.5-1.5. Namish Bansal captured the fifth place
trophy with a score of 2-2.






















From L-R: Zachary Knower (first place), Siddarth Sankar (2nd), Andrew
Stein (3rd), Sophia Stoy (4th), Namish Bansal (5th).


Our next Scholastic event will be on October 22nd.

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