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First Annual Carolinas Classic

Recent Tournaments

(all recent tournaments)
2016 Georgia State Championship

2016 Georgia State Championship
Result

Greensboro Open XV

Greensboro Open XV
Games

Master Challenge 25

Master Challenge 25
Games

CCCSA GM/IM Norm Invitational

CCCSA GM/IM Norm Invitational
Result



Recent Games

(all recent games)
ALONSO ZAPATA (2523) vs
RICHARD TYLER FRANCISCO (2411) at
2016 Georgia State Championship
CHRIS J MABE (2296) vs
LAWRENCE WHITE (2115) at
2016 Georgia State Championship
ALONSO ZAPATA (2523) vs
REECE ERIC THOMPSON (2154) at
2016 Georgia State Championship
FRANK JOHNSON (1990) vs
PRATEEK MISHRA (1872) at
2016 Georgia State Championship
CHRIS J MABE (2296) vs
NICHOLAS WILLIAMS (2000) at
2016 Georgia State Championship
ROBIN JOSEPH CUNNINGHAM (2249) vs
JAMES CHRISTOPHER DILL (1887) at
Greensboro Open XV

Player Profiles

(all players in headline)
Name: GRISHAM NARASIMH PAIMAGAM Current Rating: 1090
Location: NC, USA
School: BARRINGER ACADEMIC CENTER Grade: 1
Headline: NC K-1 State Co-Champion.
Name: ARAV MICAH GOLDSTEIN Current Rating: 998
Location: NC, USA
School: DURHAM ACADEMY Grade: 1
Headline: NC K-1 State Co-Champion.
Name: COLIN ZHU Current Rating: 1328
Location: NC, USA
School: CARY ACADEMY Grade: 8
Headline: NC K-8 U1300 State Champion.
Name: ALFRED ZHIHUA YE Current Rating: 1358
Location: NC, USA
School: HOMESCHOOL Grade: 2
Headline: NC K-3 State Champion.
Name: JUSTIN SU Current Rating: 1535
Location: NC, USA
School: PHILLIPS MIDDLE SCHOOL Grade: 6
Headline: NC K-12 U1600 State Champion.
Name: ADITYA SHIVAPOOJA Current Rating: 1733
Location: NC, USA
School: MCALPINE ELEMENTARY Grade: 5
Headline: NC K-5 State Co-Champion.
Name: ALEXANDER DUN YIN TONG Current Rating: 2015
Location: NC, USA
School: PIEDMONT IB MIDDLE SCHOOL Grade: 8
Headline: NC K-8 State Champion.
Name: PETER BRENDAN CROWLEY Current Rating: 1701
Location: NC, USA
School: DURHAM ACADEMY Grade: 5
Headline: NC K-5 Co-Champion.
Name: AARON S BALLEISEN Current Rating: 2331
Location: NC, USA
School: RIVERSIDE HIGH SCHOOL Grade: 11
Headline: NC K-12 State Champion.
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Kids, Education and Chess News

(all news)
Jacksonville, NC: Chess more than a game for Onslow students participating in tournament
 The silence has been noticeable this week at Jacksonville Commons Elementary School as students have concentrated on a test of strategy. Their focus: the chess board. Kevin Lin, a member of the Jacksonville Commons Middle School team, said it’s the strategy of the game that he likes most.
ChessStream New Feature: Notation Booster
 We just added a new page called Notation Booster. You can replay a game by reading the notation and moving piece in the board. It will boost your notation skill because your chess brain needs to associate notation to board coordinate. Try it!
AI-Powered Apps That’ll School You in the Ways of Chess and Go
 HUMANS ARE LOSING. Last week artificial intelligence, for the first time in history, secured a definitive victory over a grandmaster Go player. While chess playing humans were outpaced by computer brains almost two decades ago, Go is multitudes more complex than chess, with an estimated 10761 possible games (Chess tops out around 10120).
More Than the Next Move - Chess Builds Skills
 Thornapple Kellogg Schools, MI — Research has shown students who play chess do well at several things. They are better problem-solvers; have improved concentration and memory; higher spatial reasoning, reading and math skills; and increased logic, creativity and strategic planning.
This EdTech Startup Helps Kids In The U.S. And Around The World Learn STEAM Subjects Together
 A lot of people read I Am Malala, Malala Yousafzai’s bestselling memoir, but students in Level Up Village’s Global Conversations course did so along with kids in Pakistan. Cofounder Amy McCooe’s son was among them. “His ability to speak to a boy his age in Pakistan about their educations, and also things like going to the beach and what animals they liked was amazing,” says McCooe.
Chess: Mumbai girl Suhaani Lohia makes it to world’s top six
 Six-year old Suhaani Lohia of Mumbai's Dhirubhai Ambani International School, Bandra makes a record entry into the list of world's youngest rated chess players in girls category.
Raleigh: Hunter Elementary students play chess with Nigerian school
 Chess is literally king at Hunter Elementary School so it made perfect sense for three students visiting relatives in Nigeria to take several chess boards with them.
MIT News: Teaching programming to preschoolers
 System that lets children program a robot using stickers embodies new theories about programming languages.
Dublin girl strong-arms Schwarzenegger into terminating chess match
 Celebrity doesn’t mean much to Emma Cheng. Same goes for photo ops. The 8-year-old girl with the purple flower in her hair was there to play chess, not cheese for a camera.
SAS: Chess champions, STEM champions
 Imagine this: hundreds of fun-loving K-12 students excitedly converge in a large ballroom for their weekend adventure. They are mostly elementary school students and there is no shortage of kindergartners. The day's fun?
Chess in schools: bringing the classic mind game to life
 The first time children called her "The Chess Lady" in a Seattle school 10 years ago, Wendi Fischer was caught off guard. As she walked in, they started buzzing, and when she asked the teacher what they were saying, it turned out she was a minor celebrity. The children were soon asking for autographs.