Silver Knights Chess is smart fun for schools & kids

ImageWelcome to the website of the Silver Knights Chess Company! We partner with elementary schools, middle schools, and community centers to teach chess to children. We teach students of all different levels, from total beginners to national champions. We also run scholastic tournaments, where students can compete both individually and as members of their school’s team. We currently teach classes, camps, and run tournaments in Northern Virginia, Washington D.C., and Maryland.

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Tournament Results - May Daze

The 2007 May Daze chess tournament was held at Shamona Creek Elementary School in Downingtown, PA on May 5. 

There was a tie for first place between Ben Seligsohn (rated 654), a 5th grader from Benchmark, and 3rd grader Lucas Yonda (932) of Hillside.  Both players scored an undefeated 4-0.  Lucas prevailed in the blitz playoff, earning the first-place trophy.  Lucas has finished in the top 5 at quite a few tournaments this year, but this was his first tournament win.  Congratulations to him for a well-played tournament!

Rounding out the top five were Ithan Elementary 3rd grader Steven Chen (654) at 3.5-.5, Spring Ford Middle School 7th grader Kathryn Walsh (914) at 3-1, and 5th grader Troy Smith (664) of Beaver Creek Elementary at 2.5-1.5.

Beaver Creek Elementary of Downingtown won first place team with a dominating team score of 8.5 points.