Congratulations to all 12 players of the Walker Chess Team who played in the Evanston Scholastic Chess Tournament this past weekend at Oakton Elementary.
The team was represented by Emin Bilgic in Kindergarten, Henry Deutschman and Jacqueline Riberio in 1st grade, Adrian Horopciuc in 2nd grade, Henry Wilkins in 3rd grade, Fiore Zamarelli, Matteo Zamarelli, and Dominic Riberio in 4th grade, Ari Gassel, Emma Alexander, Kuba Sheaff, and Yusuf Bilgic in 5th grade.
In the “Pawns” Division, Adrian Horopciuc (2nd Grade, Ms. Simpson) won First Place, with 4.5 points (4 wins and a draw).
In the “Knights” Division, Emin Bilgic (Kindergarten, Ms. Wittenberg) won First Place with a perfect score of five out of five. Matteo Zamarelli (4th grade, Ms. Barnes) won Third Place.
In the “Bishops” Division, Emma Alexander (5th grade, Ms. Oldfield) won Fourth Place.
In the “Rooks” Division, Yusuf Bilgic, (5th grade, Ms. Oldfield), won First Place, with a perfect score of four out of four.
We are very proud of all of our Walker Chess Team players, who continue to work on their chess scholarship. Go Wolverines!