K-8 Scholastic Championship





A near sell-out crowd of forty children participated in this month’s K-8 Scholastic Championship. There was no shortage of fantastic results among the super talented field of players. In the K-2 section it was Dream Teamer Daryl Lavin who took first place honors with a perfect 4/4 score!

K-2 Section Top Standings

  1. Daryl Lavin (4)
  2. Brian Antczak (3)
  3. Tony Zhu, Avery Beck, Finnegan Junkerman, Andrew Moor (2)

The K-5 section was the largest with 18 players, several of whom were rated over 1000. Isabella Hall, another Dream Team member, won also with a perfect 4/4!

K-5 Section Top Standings

  1. Isabella Hall (4)
  2. Christopher Hunt, Alex Kupersmith, Nathaniel Valdivieso, Ryan Roderick (3)

Finally, there was a tie for first in the super tough K-8 section. Leo Koganov and Benjamin Persily were the deserving winners with 3.5/4 each. Koganov took first place on tiebreaks (his first ever at CCFC!) whil Persily picked up nearly 200 points for his fantastic play against strong opposition!

K-8 Section Top Standings

1. Leo Koganov (3.5)
2. Ben Persily (3.5)
3. Ved Bathula (3)
4. Brent McCreesh, Cole Markham (2.5)