2019 National Championship Report
The 2019 Elementary National Championships showcased on the country's biggest stage the tremendous effort, talent, depth, and excellence of our ICN players and programs.
ICN programs across the board established themselves as the very best as we won multiple individual and team National Championships and everything in between. The energy was palpable, and the success was contagious!
With 86 competitors representing schools from PS 11, PS 33, PS 116, PS 77, PS 10, PS 139, PS 111, Basis Manhattan and PS 59 it was ICN's programs largest Elementary National Championship contingent to date.
Hosted in Nashville, TN, our Impact Coaching Network players and teams competed rigorously over three full days, across 9 national sections and against 2,254 of the country's very best competitors.
After the final games had been played, the end results were outstanding! This spoke volumes to the commitment and excellence of our players, parents, coaches, and the entire ICN community.
ICN programs celebrated:
Twelve team trophies
Eleven Top 10 team finishes
Six Top 5 team placements
K -3 Championship - National Champions!
K - 5 Individual National Champion
K - 3 U 100 National Champions!
K-5 Championship 3rd Place
K-5 U 900 Runner-up
K - 5 U 900 Individual National Champion
Along the way we were also rewarded with an addition 17 individual trophies!
In addition to the fierce competition, we also made plenty of time for socializing and team fun!
One of the many highlights was the shared southern BBQ lunch we enjoyed Saturday afternoon.
We also took a moment to recognize our wonderful chess moms, as once again they showed their unwavering dedication and support by spending mother's day with the team! We love you moms!
Congratulations to ALL! You are true ambassadors for chess, your schools and the entire community. Of this we are very proud!
Now let's get back to the boards so we can return bigger and better in 2020!
Train - Compete - Repeat
PS 77 - K/3 NATIONAL CHAMPIONS
PS 59 - K/3 U 1000 - NATIONAL CHAMPIONS
PS 59 - K/1 Championship - 9th Place
PS 33 - K/5 Championship - 3rd Place
PS 11 - K/1 Championship - 10th Place
PS 33 - K/5 U 1200 - 4th Place
PS 33 - K/3 U 1000- 6th Place
PS 33 - K/6 Blitz - 10th Place
PS 33 - K/3 U 700 - 15th Place
PS 139 - K/5 U900 - Runner-up
PS 139 - K/3 U 700 - 3rd Place
PS 139 - K/6 U1400 - 9th Place
Cooper Ho - K/5 National Champion
Abyl Downshen - National Champion - K/5 U 900
Avaan Chamadia - K/3 Championship Runner-up
Michah Reiss - 12th Place - K/1 Championship
Boyan Wang - 4th Place - K/3 U 1000
Sho Moritani - 7th Place - K/3 U 1000
Cooper Barr - 15th Place - K/3 U 1000
Jude Kazan - Tied for 20th - K/3 Championship
Alexandra Kayne - 29th Place - K/3 U 700
Jacob Meyers - 15th Place - K/3 U 1000
Conor Chen - 30th Place - K/3 U 700
Mahnak Islam 2nd Place - K/6 Blitz U 1200
Chloe Stark - 2nd Place - K/6 Blitz U 1100
Elliott Goodrich - 13th Place - K/1 U 500
Miles Dowshen - 4th Place - K/3 U 700
Jordy Puebla - 11th Place - K/3 U 700
Caitlin Adams - 22nd Place - K/3 U 700
Aiden Grytsenko - 30th Place - K/3 U 700