Warren Junior Chess Scholars 2012

Warren Junior ScholarsCongratulations to the Class of 2012 Warren Junior Chess Scholars! Warren Scholars are selected based on attainment of minimum USCF ratings and national rankings and, for players 10 years olad and up, commitment to improving their chess game as evidenced by play in Open Chess Tournaments. Through the Warren Program, the ICA seeks to nurture and develop the top chess talent in Illinois by providing unique coaching, mentoring and playing opportunities. The 2012 class of Warren Scholars includes the following 25 elementary and 17 high school students.

Warren Junior Chess Scholars 2012


(Name,Age, Hometown)

Michael Geohas, 7, Wilmette

Aydin Turgut, 7, Mount Zion

David Peng, 8, Wilmette

Jason Scott Daniels, 8, Normal

David Wallach, 8, Buffalo Grove

Ranadheer Tripuraneni, 9, Hawthorne Woods

Hanson Hao, 9, Bloomington

Vincent Do, 10, Rockford

Miranda Liu, 10, Buffalo Grove

Jack Xiao, 10, Lincolnshire

James Wei, 11, Buffalo Grove

Alex Bian, 11, Lincolnshire

Jack Curcio, 11, Park Ridge

Abe Sun, 11, Wilmette

Matthew Stevens, 11, Hinsdale

Zhaozhi Li, 11, Wilmette

Shayna Provine, 11, Plainfield

Ian Gilchrist, 11, Marion

Bryce McClanahan, 12, Glenview

Anshul Adve,12, Champaign

Spencer Lehman, 13, Barrington

Zach Holecek, 13, Lincolnshire

Joey Bikus, 13, Hawthorne Woods

Jonathan Hrach, 13, Highland Park

Phillip Parker-Turner, 13, Chicago

High School:

Victoria Bian, 15, Lincolnshire, Stevenson

Caeley Harihara, 15, Chicago, Walter Payton

Nate Kranjc, 15, Wheaton, Benet Academy

Gavin McClanahan, 15, Glenview, Glenbrook South

Sam Schmakel, 15, Chicago, Whitney Young

Max Zinski, 15, Wheaton, Benet Academy

Jonathan Kogen, 16, Deerfield, Deerfield H.S.

Chengliang Luo, 16, Chicago, Northside Prep.

Charles Swan, 16, Chicago, Whitney Young

Kent Cen, 17, Lincolnshire, Stevenson

Adarsh Jayakumar, 17, Glencoe, Lake Forest Academy

Robert Moskwa, 17, Mount Prospect, Prospect High

Rafeh Qazi, 17, Niles, Niles North

Adele Padgett, 17, Lake Forest, Stevenson

Eric Rosen, 17, Skokie, Niles North

Matthew Wilber, 17, Buffalo Grove, Buffalo Grove

Aakash Meduri,18, Westmont, Hinsdale Central