IHSA State Chess Team Tournament Results

IHSA State - ICCA Division Results

2022 - Individual Award Winners

On behalf of Chess Weekend, Wood Expressions, and Trophies Plus, Coach Glenn Panner has organized for individual players to earn Outstanding Individual Achievement medals this year based on their performance at the 2020 IHSA State Chess Tournament!

7.0 (7 players, gold)

    • Alex Chan (Sr.) - Chicago (Kelly)

    • Elijah Platnick (Jr.) - Evanston (Twp.)

    • Ethan Gagliano (Sr.) - Barrington

    • Jack Drucker (So.) - Skokie (Niles West)

    • Jimmy Zhang (Jr.) - Barrington

    • Millan Whittier (Jr.) - Hinsdale (Central)

    • Noah Li (So.) - Dunlap

6.5 (21 players, gold)

    • Aitegin Akmatbekov (Sr.) - Hoffman Estates (Conant)

    • Ally Coker (So.) - Summit (Argo)

    • Andrew Ford-Taggert (So.) - Glen Ellyn (Glenbard South)

    • Andrew Yoe (So.) - Summit (Argo)

    • Aryan Shrigadi (Fr.) - Aurora (Metea Valley)

    • Dylan McDonough (Sr.) - Highland Park

    • Gabe DelGado (So.) - Maple Park (Kaneland)

    • Gabe Essex (Sr.) - Chicago (Payton)

    • Jacob Davis (Sr.) - Normal (Community West)

    • Jaymes Barker (So.) - Huntley

    • Kevin Wong (So.) - Tinley Park (Andrew)

    • Kyle Holzman (So.) - Batavia

    • Marcin Mietus (Sr.) - Glenview (Glenbrook South)

    • Mateo Nery (Jr.) - Oak Park (O.P.-River Forest)

    • Michael Linder (Fr.) - New Lenox (Lincoln-Way Central)

    • Nick Husarik (Sr.) - Normal (Community West)

    • Nicky Ladan (Jr.) - Glenview (Glenbrook South)

    • Riley Medendorp (Sr.) - Bartlett

    • Robert Swiatek (Fr.) - Franklin Park-Northlake (Leyden)

    • Vicente Macias (Jr.) - McHenry

    • Vikram Oberai (Fr.) - Lemont (H.S.)

6.0 (41 players, silver)

    • Aarush Palli (So.) - Downers Grove (North)

    • Aditya Gupta (So.) - Palatine (Fremd)

    • Alex Das (Jr.) - Oswego (East)

    • Aria Hoesley (Sr.) - Chicago (Whitney Young)

    • Ashley Yan (Sr.) - Lincolnshire (Stevenson)

    • Ben Zima (So.) - GlenEllyn (Glenbard South)

    • Brandon Cardoza (Fr.) - Elgin (H.S.)

    • Brandon Rivera (Jr.) - McHenry

    • Christian Garza (Jr.) - Sterling (H.S.)

    • Colin Edsey (Jr.) - Northbrook (Glenbrook North)

    • Dameon Johnson (Sr.) - Sterling (H.S.)

    • Daniel Chen (Jr.) - Naperville (North)

    • Donald Valencia (Jr.) - Naperville (Central)

    • Elijah Luthardt (So.) - Skokie (Niles West)

    • Esteban Hernandez (So.) - Waukegan (H.S.)

    • Fredrich Yuan (Sr.) - Lincolnshire (Stevenson)

    • Gabe Panner (Jr.) - Frankfort (Lincoln-Way East)

    • Gunn Kim (Jr.) - Chicago (Whitney Young)

    • Jack Bradley (Sr.) - Barrington

    • Jacob Kowalczyk (Sr.) - GlenEllyn (Glenbard West)

    • Joey Domino (Sr.) - Rockford (Guilford)

    • John Waldo (So.) - Chicago (St. Ignatius)

    • Keenan Kersh (Fr.) - Mattoon

    • Ken Leavister (Sr.) - Naperville (Central)

    • Kundan Mergu (Sr.) - Hoffman Estates (H.S.)

    • Lucas Miller (Sr.) - Metamora

    • Luis Cano (So.) - Aurora (East)

    • Matthew Kreiger (Sr.) - Cary (C.-Grove)

    • Max Valerius (Jr.) - Elkville (Elverado)

    • Meris Goldfarb (Jr.) - Evanston (Twp.)

    • Mitchell Tapscott (So.) - Franklin

    • Moises Munoz (Jr.) - Franklin Park-Northlake (Leyden)

    • Nathan Liu (Jr.) - Chicago (Payton)

    • Nathan Wzorek (So.) - Palatine (H.S.)

    • Patrick Rao (Jr.) - Naperville (Central)

    • Sanjith Prabhu (So.) - Winnetka (NewTrier)

    • Sean Liu (Sr.) - Maple Park (Kaneland)

    • Shreyas Reddy (Sr.) - Barrington

    • Shyam Ganesh (Sr.) - Bartlett

    • Stanislau Tsvirko (Jr.) - Glenview (Glenbrook South)

    • William Forbes (Sr.) - Washington

5.5 (46 players, bronze)

    • Aaron Gan (So.) - Lincolnshire (Stevenson)

    • Aiden Caraker (Jr.) - Elkville (Elverado)

    • Andrew Myung (Jr.) - Wheaton (W. Warrenville South)

    • Anisha Oberai (Fr.) - Lemont (H.S.)

    • Anthony Chen (So.) - Naperville (Neuqua Valley)

    • Ben Harris (Sr.) - Belleville (East)

    • Brent Alonzo (Sr.) - Chicago (Taft)

    • Bryce Kurfman (So.) - Belleville (West)

    • Caden Hodgson (Jr.) - Naperville (Central)

    • Caleb Belmont (Sr.) - Mt.Vernon (H.S.)

    • Carlos Manzo (Sr.) - Joliet (Central)

    • Carter Whaley (Sr.) - Barrington

    • Daniel Jirsa (Jr.) - Wheaton (North)

    • Daniel Lee (Jr.) - Hinsdale (Central)

    • Edmond Mei (Fr.) - Chicago (Kelly)

    • Elijah Chojnacki (Jr.) - Downers Grove (South)

    • Eric Saxe (So.) - Skokie (Niles North)

    • Faris Pena (Fr.) - Darien (Hinsdale South)

    • Howard Dai (Sr.) - Northbrook (Glenbrook North)

    • Ian Englishharden (Sr.) - Naperville (Neuqua Valley)

    • Isaiah Hill (So.) - Brimfield

    • Jacob Brown (So.) - Sterling (H.S.)

    • Joe Leckie (So.) - Downers Grove (North)

    • Joel Setya (Jr.) - Naperville (Neuqua Valley)

    • Julia Farrell (So.) - Aurora (Central Catholic)

    • Kamil Banka (Jr.) - Lockport (Twp.)

    • Kevin Chavers (So.) - Stillman Valley

    • Kosta Skoufos (Sr.) - Mt.Prospect (Prospect)

    • Kyle Spiegel (Jr.) - Lisle (Benet Academy)

    • Levi Davis (So.) - Elkville (Elverado)

    • Luca Lissuzzo (Sr.) - Oak Park (O.P.-River Forest)

    • Luca Zerega (Jr.) - Evanston (Twp.)

    • Maanav Agrawal (Sr.) - Lincolnshire (Stevenson)

    • Mason Brown (So.) - East Peoria

    • Mathew Hipolito (Jr.) - Plainfield (North)

    • Nathan Melnikov (Jr.) - Evanston (Twp.)

    • Nicholas Bruha (Jr.) - Normal (Community)

    • Paul Sun (Fr.) - Naperville (North)

    • Sadkrith Malladi (Fr.) - Normal (Community)

    • Thaddeus Bergschneider (Jr.) - Franklin

    • Trevor Pak (So.) - Washington

    • Tristan Minarik (Sr.) - NewLenox (Lincoln-Way West)

    • Ved Shah (Jr.) - OrlandPark (Sandburg)

    • Vrishank Ramnath (Fr.) - Naperville (Neuqua Valley)

    • Zachary Kolano (Sr.) - Bartlett

    • Zhuoer Cai (Fr.) - Mahomet (M.-Seymour)