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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

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.