Tournament Report for The Eade Foundation’s Spring Scholastic Chess Classic

On May 22, The Eade Foundation Spring Scholastic Chess Classic took place online. This prestigious event attracted many of the top youth chess players from around the United States and Canada. The tournament which was organized by Chris Torres of https://dailychessmusings.com and directed by Jay Stallings of https://chesshootz.com was a well-run 5 round rapid play event where children were broken up into 4 different grade level sections. All the rounds started on time and as soon as games finished, Chris and Jay were analyzing them during the live YouTube broadcast. In addition, all the games were analyzed using sophisticated FairPlay methods to ensure the integrity of the results.

The Eade Foundation’s Spring Scholastic Chess Classic kicked off with a message on the importance of building a chess community from FIDE Master James Eade. The Eade Foundation’s ideals were epitomized by the scholastic chess players who spent their day demonstrating chess literacy and chess excellence. Of course, certain competitors earned the distinction of being crowned the champions of this first of its kind chess tournament and they are: Ariv Debmisra (K-1), Aaron Reeve Mendes (2-5), Ankita Jain (6-8), & Arnav Kapadia (9-12). In addition to the section champions, (list runners up) also deserve recognition for their performance in this prestigious online youth chess tournament.

For more information on The Eade Foundation, please visit https://eadefoundation.org.

 For more information on The Eade Foundation, please visit: https://eadefoundation.org.

Below are the Final Standings of the 2021 Eade Foundation Spring Scholastic Chess Classic and some examples of the outstanding play exhibited during this prestigious youth chess event.



#NameAge<GenderScoreTie.Init. rtg.New rating
Gold1Ariv Debmisra

5141050996 (5/20)
Silver2Johnson Weng

415new841 (5/20)
Bronze3Andrew Chang

4111068796 (5/20)

4Winston Chen

317500696 (5/20)

5Vedant Basu Acharya

316new686 (5/20)

6Pritish Singhal7Male314new671 (5/20)

7Raymond Ouyang7Male312742651 (5/20)

8Matthew Chao

39new764 (4/20)

9Evelyn Hsing

39770616 (5/20)

10Kiyomi Yuk

39new557 (4/20)

11Sayan Mukhopadhyay

214400516 (5/20)

12Peter Wardlow

212382491 (5/20)

13Eric Liu

211new382 (4/20)

14Sai Chandhuru Vijay Regunathan

28new451 (5/20)

15Asher Yu

114445351 (5/20)

16Dharsh Patibandla

113333341 (5/20)

17Joshua Goldberg6Male112400336 (5/20)

18Talia Pogue-Jewell

111165336 (5/20)

19Dann Merriman

01728101 (1/20)

20Siva Kolli

005010 (0/20)


#NameAge<GenderScoreTie.Init. rtg.New rating
Gold1Aaron Reeve Mendes

514½18061547 (11/20)
Silver2Anusha Mukhopadhyay

41810401312 (5/20)
Bronze3Sophia Huang

4128751041 (5/20)

4Rohan Menon

16½9021217 (5/20)

5Alice Wang

13½new1023 (5/20)

6Sam Carpenter

316994974 (17/20)

7Manu Varma Vegisana11Male315950916 (5/20)

8Sai Nirmith Indukuri

312½9001060 (5/20)

9Trent Padilla

312800918 (5/20)

10Cole Pogue-Jewell

311638886 (5/20)

11Eden Skye

37501017 (4/20)

12Shreeansh Bommoju

215900930 (5/20)

13Devansh Alwa

213623763 (5/20)

14Kendrick Qu9Male212½443731 (5/20)

15Aaron Wu

211½6771047 (4/20)

16Holden Scheff

210½390731 (5/20)

17Havish Arun

29new716 (5/20)

18Shaun R McGrath

29new686 (5/20)

19George You

26new644 (3/20)

20Aditi Deorukhkar

110195546 (5/20)

21Lucas Moras

110new411 (4/20)

22Asher Georgy

19new399 (4/20)

23Khaushal Ragavan

13new436 (1/20)

24Joshua Huang

04900386 (2/20)

25Varun A Ganesh

03new461 (1/20)


#NameAge<GenderScoreTie.Init. rtg.New rating
Gold1Ankita Jain

1612001364 (5/20)
Silver2Ansh Batra

15½13001354 (5/20)
Bronze3Johannes Chow

41615901284 (5/20)

4Phuc Hoang14
412new1244 (5/20)

5Kaelyn Dasovich15Female14½11861189 (5/20)

6Devin Kozakis

127591184 (5/20)

7Sydney Zhang14Male316½15001129 (5/20)

8Caden Guo

315½9001109 (5/20)

9Sebastian Henriksson

31410001109 (5/20)

10Sanjay Reddy

312½11011089 (5/20)

11Siddharth Sivakumar

311½new1074 (5/20)

12Hardik Alwa

214½892949 (5/20)

13Javi Nashat

213½800959 (5/20)

14Cody Satinsky11Male213½1100934 (5/20)

15Dev Patel

213900944 (5/20)

16Jericho Suarez

211½new822 (4/20)

17Vishnu Vijayachandran14Male210½1350909 (5/20)

18Gauri Deorukhkar

2384914 (5/20)

19Vivaan Garg

28new778 (4/20)

20Nicolo Wolfson

1308754 (5/20)

21Joseph Miao

191000584 (4/20)

22Hamilton Qinrun Zhang

13new634 (1/20)

23Neel Deshpande

½new784 (2/20)

24Taedus Nguyen

½500759 (2/20)

25Sebastien Mei

0new659 (1/20)

26Soham Khan

02new584 (1/20)

27Ethan R Mei

021400584 (1/20)


#NameAge<GenderScoreTie.Init. rtg.New rating
Gold1Arnav Kapadia

41410001317 (5/20)
Silver2Matthew Hsin-De Tran

41211001307 (5/20)
Bronze3Sofia Doroshenko

1310021237 (5/20)

4Jackson Bennett

31715001187 (5/20)

5Jeevan Dhanota15Male3114591122 (5/20)

6Jake Ebersole

14new1077 (5/20)

7Adam Kremer

2111200962 (5/20)

8Kabir Zaman

21000945 (3/20)

9Ojas Agarwal

1121500812 (4/20)

10Cedrick Garcia

11256937 (3/20)

11Rihan Podder

17600637 (3/20)

Published by chessmusings

Chris Torres is a nationally renowned scholastic chess coach working in the San Francisco Bay Area. His classes have attracted players of strengths ranging from rank beginners to world champions. A chess professional since 1998, Chris is widely recognized as one of the main driving forces behind the explosion in popularity and sudden rise in quality of scholastic chess in California. Chris Torres served as the President of the Torres Chess and Music Academy from 2005-2020 and currently is recognized as a correspondence chess master with the United States Chess Federation. Since 1998 Chris Torres has taught 6 individual national champions as well as led multiple school teams to win national championship titles. In addition, Chris Torres has directed and taught at 10 different schools which have been California State Champions at chess. In 2011 and 2012, several former and current students of Chris Torres have been selected to represent the United States at the World Youth Chess Championships. Mr. Torres’ hobbies include playing classical guitar and getting his students to appear on the national top 100 chess rating lists.

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