Ladue Horton Watkins Chess Clubs

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2nd Place Finish for Chess Team

Six LHWHS chess players [Sophie Kras (11), Katie Eisenman (10), Roshen Chatwal (9), Ian Rothstein (9), Alex Rybak (9), and Kanishk Shanmugam (9)] competed at the Gateway Chess League Action Tournament held at St. Louis University on Saturday February 9th, finishing in 2nd place in the team competition. In the individual standings, Roshen won the 9th grade

Gateway Chess League Tournament-Jan. 26

Sophie Kras (11), Katie Eisenman (10), and Kaniskh Shanmugam (9) competed in the Gateway Chess League’s Chris Bollinger Memorial Tournament on Saturday January 26th. The trio finished in 4th place in the high school team competition. In the individual high school standings, Katie was 2nd, Kaniskh 12th, and Sophie 13th.

LHWHS Chess Teams Defeats CBC

The LHWHS chess team defeated the Christian Brothers College High School A team 30-0 in their Gateway Chess High School League match on January 23rd. Iris Zhou (9), Erik Tkachenko (10), Ben Liu (9), Jason Pummer (11), and Katie Eisenman (10) contributed to the victory.    

LHWHS Chess Defeats Westminster

The LHWHS chess team defeated Westminster Christian Academy 30-0 in their Gateway Chess High School League match on January 16th. Iris Zhou (9), Erik Tkachenko (10), Ben Liu (9), Jason Pummer (11), and Katie Eisenman (10) contributed to the victory.  

LHWHS Chess Team Defeats Webster Groves

The LHWHS chess team defeated Webster Groves 30-0 in their Gateway Chess High School League match on January 9th. Iris Zhou (9), Erik Tkachenko (10), Ben Liu (9), Jason Pummer (11), and Katie Eisenman (10) contributed to the victory.

LHWHS Chess Team Defeats MICDS

The LHWHS chess team swept MICDS 30-0 in their Gateway Chess High School League match on December 12th. Iris Zhou (9), Erik Tkachenko (10), Ben Liu (9), Jason Pummer (11), and Katie Eisenman (10) contributed to the victory.

Gateway Chess League Tournament Results

Sophie Kras (11), Katie Eisenman (10), and Kaniskh Shanmugam (9) competed in the Gateway Chess League Grade Tournament on Saturday November 3rd, with students playing matches against others in their grade level. The trio finished in 7th place in the high school team competition. Katie was the 10th grade division winner, and Kaniskh finished in

LHWHS Chess Team Places 3rd in State

Please congratulate the members of the Chess Team.  They travelled to Columbia this past Saturday and competed against teams from all across the state.  As a team, they took home 3rd place in State.  Everyone that competed scored in the top 10, and Katie Eisenman was Board Champion on Board 3.  After playing from 10:30 AM until

LHWHS Chess Team Defeats Webster

The LHWHS chess team beat Webster Groves 22-8 in their Gateway Chess High School League match on February 14th. Jason Pummer (10), Katie Eisenman (9), and Max Baker (12) contributed to the victory. The team finished the regular season in 2nd place in the West Conference. They will compete in the West Conference playoff semifinals next week. Go Rams!!