TMSA Chess Team Succeeds at the 2015 NC State Chess Tournament

Around 565 students from grades K through 12 from about 190 schools participated in the 2015 NC State Chess Championship held on Feb 13th through 15th.

Blitz games were held on Friday night from 7:30 PM till 10 PM. Bughouse games were held on Saturday night from 7:30 PM to 10 PM. Standard Chess games were held on Saturday 9 Am to 7:30 PM and Sunday from 9 AM to 4:30 PM. TMSA students excelled in multiple categories.

 Team achievements:

TMSA K-1 Team:  Kanthi Hasini, Hourani Adam placed 9th out of 21 teams 

TMSA K-3 Team: Gottipati Revanth, Dasari Sushma, He Ethan, Gottimukkala Rishi placed 3rd out of 20 teams

K-12 Bughouse: TMSA team: Afif Rahman & Krishna Pallavalli - 5th place

Individual Achievements/Standings:

Afif Rahman - TMSA Chess Champion received 4 trophies.

Revanth Gottipati

Sushma Dasari

Link to competition results - http://chessstream.com/tournaments/NC-K-12-Chess-Championship-2015/