94 children enrolled to chill out at the 2018 Shining Knights December Crush putting their minds to work on the chess board. We saw a great mix of veteran and newbie tournament players. There was an overwhelming number of brain teasing predicaments, critical endgames, and mid-game conundrums. With all the stress that could have been, the smiles lit up the playing room making it all worth the wondering in the waiting room.
Here are the top players per section:
K-6 U500 Individual: Top Teams: Shipley followed by Merion Elementary
K-12 U800 Individual: Top Teams: Welsh Valley and then Radnor Elementary in 2nd
K-12 Championship Individual:
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Have a cozy holiday season, filled with joyous times of building a snowman, sledding down steep hills, making stretched out snow angels, and warming up by the fire with a good cup of cocoa and a thoughtful chess book.