New York State's NEWEST State Championship Tournament
Last year a record number of 240 players participated! In the end the 8th grader WFM Martha Samadashvili won the Open Championship section with 5.5 out 6. With this accomplishment she qualified to the 2018 National Girls Tournament of Champions in Madison, Wisconsin! This well written US Chess article covers the event well, including the decicive 6th round game with comments by the winner.
Made possible with generous support from contributors and help from the Columbia Grammar and Prep School and the NY State Chess Association. Organized by Little House of Chess and The Chess Center of New York.