Congratulations to everyone who competed in the 2016 Illinois Chess Tour. Congratulations to our tour winners Petros Karagianis (Open), Rudy Padilla (Reserve Adult), and Kevin Ho (Reserve Scholastic).


Top 5 in each category - see below for the participipation prizes


1. Petros Karagianis - $500 plus 1st place plaque

2. Zhaozhi Li - 2nd place plaque

3. Avinash Rajendra - 3rd place plaque

4. Matthew Stevens - 4th place plaque

5. Sam Schmakel - 5th place plaque


Reserve Adult

1. Rudy Padilla - $200 plus 1st place plaque

2. Slawomir Borkowski - 2nd place plaque

3. Bill Brock - 3rd place plaque

4. Craig Boskey - 4th place plaque

5. Kevin Boskey - 5th place plaque


Reserve Scholastic

1. Kevin Ho - $200 plus 1st place plaque

2. Jason Scott Daniels - 2nd place plaque

3. Brian Gong - 3rd place plaque

4. Shreyas Reddy - 4th place plaque

5. Neel Jay - 5th place plaque


8 events played – winners of a $100.00 Wholesale Chess Gift Certificate


7 events played – winners of a $50.00 entry fee reimbursement for any CCA event in Illinois

Brian Gong

Kevin Ho

Rudy Padilla


6 events played – winners of a $25.00 entry fee reimbursement for the IL Open or IL Class

Slawomir Borkowski

Aiden Carey

Jason Scott Daniels

Neel Jay

Petros Karagianiw

Avinash Rajendra

Shreyas Reddy


5 events played – winners of coffee or cocoa from Julius Meinl

Adam Bareket

Tom Bareket

Craig Boskey

Kevin Boskey

Bill Brock

Aren Emrikian

Aria Hoesley

Nicholas Laden

Zhaozhi Li

Ritika Pandey

Madhav Parthasarathy

Srihas Rao

David Rockwell

Matthew Stevens

Abhyudhaya Venkat

Spencer Vincent

Natalie Wisniowski