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LHWHS Chess Teams Defeat Parkway South and Belleville West

The LHWHS Blue chess team beat Parkway South 21.5 – 8.5  in their Gateway Chess High School League match on January 15th. Erik Tkachenko (11), Iris Zhou (10), Andrew Teh (9), and Jason Pummer (12) contributed to the victory. The LHWHS White chess team won their January 15th Gateway Chess High School League match by a score of 21.5 – 8.5 against Belleville West High School, with

LHWHS Chess Teams Defeat SLUH White, Draw John Burroughs

LHWHS Chess Teams Defeat SLUH White, draw John Burroughs   The LHWHS Blue chess team defeated SLUH’s White team, 30-0 in their Gateway Chess High School League match on January 8th. Erik Tkachenko (11), Iris Zhou (10), Ben Liu (10), Jason Pummer (12), and Katie Eisenman (11) contributed to the victory. The LHWHS White chess team drew their January 8th match against John Burroughs 15-15, with

LHWHS Chess Team Defeats Parkway West and Loses to SLUH Blue

The LHWHS Blue chess team defeated Parkway West 26-4 in their Gateway Chess High School League match on December 11th. Erik Tkachenko (11), Iris Zhou (10), Ben Liu (10), and Andrew Teh (9) contributed to the win. The LHWHS White chess team lost to SLUH’s Blue team 3.5-26.5, with Andrew Stappenbeck (9) contributing points for Ladue.

LHWHS CHESS TEAM DEFEATS CBC

The LHWHS Blue chess team defeated CBC’s Purple team 30-0 in their Gateway Chess High School League match on December 4th. Erik Tkachenko (11), Iris Zhou (10), Ben Liu (10), Jason Pummer (12), and Katie Eisenman (11) contributed to the win. The LHWHS White chess team also won their match against CBC’s Gold team 30-0, with Max Yang (9), Andrew Stappenbeck (9), Kanishk Shanmugam (10),

Order Your LHWHS Chess Club Apparel

Just in time for Black Friday, the 2019 LADUE CHESS STORE is now open!  In the store you’ll find several designs you can wear to show your support for our state championship chess team. Check out the shop details below. OUR SHOP DETAILS – Shop Now: https://www.bsnteamsports.com/shop/7wGwwFMjED     – Store Open From: November 28 –

LHWHS Chess Update!

The LHWHS Blue chess team defeated Vianney 30-0 in their Gateway Chess High School League match on November 20th. Erik Tkachenko (11), Iris Zhou (10), Ben Liu (10), Jason Pummer (12), and Katie Eisenman (11) contributed to the victory. The LHWHS White chess team also won their match against Metro Academic and Classical High School 22-8,

LADUE CHESS TEAM WINS STATE CHAMPIONSHIP!

The Ladue Chess Team traveled to Columbia to participate in the State Chess Tournament on Saturday, March 30th.  It was a great day, as our team took home first place in the tournament.  To my knowledge this is our first State Championship in Chess. Our high school team was led by Iris Zhou (9th grade,

Congrats to the Ladue Chess Team!

Congratulations to the Chess Team for being Co-Champions of the Gateway Chess League.  This is the first championship since 2010.  The team is undefeated for the year and heads to the state tournament this Saturday!

LHWHS Chess Team Beats MICDS

The LHWHS chess team defeated MICDS 27.5 – 2.5  in the Gateway Chess High School  League West Conference final on March 7th. Iris Zhou (9), Erik Tkachenko (10),  Ben Liu (9),  Jason Pummer (11), and Katie Eisenman (10)  contributed to the victory.     The team will play John Burroughs for the Gateway Chess High School League championship on  Wednesday March 13th.  

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