Crossroads College Prep Chess                        2014-2015

Press Release


Information on the new varsity letter program for upper school students.  Nick Kiehl and Flannery Allison, both in the class of 2012, were the first recipients of this new award last year.  All high school students are eligible this year.  Click here for details on the letter program.


Chess News

We have several events coming up.  The Missouri Grade Championships will be October 18th in Columbia, Missouri.  Please note the September 22nd deadline for the $20 entry fee.  Click here for a registration fee.

Team gear is now available for the 2014-2015 season.  T-shirts and sweatshirts feature a cool new logo.  Click here for an order form.  Orders should be turned in by October 1 to ensure we have the shirts in time for the Missouri Grade Championships.

October 25th is our annual elementary school tournament.  Please check your email for details.


 

Middle School wins Festus Tournament festus tournament
Congratulations to the 8th grade and under players for their victory at the Gateway Class Tournament on January 11th. Emanuel Gerbi led the team with 3 wins. He was joined on the team by Nyla Long, Joey Blank, Annmarie Tyson, Jonathan Lake, Donnovan Aguayo-Craig, and Sasha Loper Diltz. The high school team was led by Katie Stujenske and LaVaughn Caradine, who each had two wins. They were joined by Homer Dula and newcomers Javier Cachon-Ortiz and Andrew Finkenkeller.

Crossroads scores a double victory at Chaminade
Two Crossroads College Prep Chess teams won first place in their respective divisions at the Gateway Board Tournament at Chaminade on December 7th. The high school team and the ninth grade and under team each finished ahead of rivals Vianney and Lindbergh for clear victories. Trophy winners included: Benton Birch (1st on board 4); Armand Turner-Gauda (2nd on board 1); Ben Williams (2nd on board 3); Homer Dula (2nd in 9th grade); LaVaughn Caradine (6th in 9th grade); and Joey Blank (8th in 9th grade). Katie Stujenske, Jonathan Lake, and Annmarie Tyson medaled in the 9th grade and 8th grade divisions. Over 17 players competed for Crossroads in one of their best finishes for years. Great job everyone!

 
 LaVaughn Caradine '17, Jonathan Lake '18, Homer Dula '17,
Joey Blank '18, and Katie Stujenske '17



 Chess Chaminade
 Armand Turner-Gauda '14, August Grimaud '14, Benton Birch '14, Curtis Mitchell '14