WFM Martha Samadashvili is the NY State K-12 girl qualifier for the 2020 Haring National Girls Tournament of Champions in St. Louis after winning the Open Section for the third time in a row!
Co-Champion Evelyn Zhu came the closest so far to stop Martha's impressive row of victories. Both got 5 point out of 6, but the tie-break favoured Martha in the end.
K-6 Champion Rose Morden from Chelsea Prep scored 6 out of 6. Second placed Aliana Fausto from Lower Lab followed a point behind.
The K-3 Champion Megan Paragua from School of Heros got 5.5 out of 6, with Summer Loh from Lower Lab half a point behind.
And K-1 Champion Alice Chovanec from Anderson won with 5 out of 5, with Emma Phu from the William T Harris School just half a point behind.
Eugenio Maria De Hostos (IS 318) won the Open Team Championship title, with the Dalton School one point behind.
K-6 Team Champions Chelsea Prep had an overwhelming result, scoring almost twice as many points as the second placed William T Harris School (PS 11).
K-3 Team Champions Lower Lab School also ran away with first place, 3 points ahead of TAG Young Scholars.
In K-1 we had Team Co-Champions Speyer Legacy and Dalton School, with Speyer Legacy inching ahead on tie-breaks to win the honor of receiving the top trophy.
Sophie Surugladze from Irvington Middle School won K-12 Under 1200 with 5 out of 5. Naira Gonzales from Alexine A Fenty (PS 139) and Angelina Edwards from Sucess Academy BedStuy 1 Middle School both scored 5 out of 5 in K-6 Under 900, but Naira took 1st place by winning the play-off. Rose Kagan from Greenwich Village School won with 5 out of 5 in K-3 Under 600.
The NY State Girls Championship continued to grow! This 4th NYSGC broke the 300 participants level with 314 players joining the fun. This is an increase from last year's 295 players of more than 6 percent.
The top NY State player and team in each Champion section are NY State Champions, but out-of-state players are eligible for all other prizes.
Trophies to top 12 places in each section.
Trophies to top 3 unrated players in each 1-day section.
Plaques also to the top 4 teams each section.
Team score based on top 3 scorers attending the same school. Even if schools "feeds" into another, they will be considered as different schools.
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