The Carnegie Chess Team spent the weekend before spring break competing in the 2019 Texas Super State Scholastic Chess Championship, the largest scholastic tournament in Texas with almost 1300 constituents this year. A challenging yet exciting 7 rounds spanned from Friday night to Sunday evening. Players include Bovey Liu, Pranav Thatte, Sterling Adams, Monish Civunigunta, Lazo Attar, Mihir Sahu, Sudheep Iyer, Aditya Prasad, and Andrew Chen.
Months of team preparation was well paid off! The team swept the competition with 1st place Grand Prix HS Championship, 3rd place in the High School Championship section, 1st place in the High School JV section, and a total of 10 individual and team trophies. Overall, this means that Carnegie Vanguard HS Chess Team is the 2019 Texas State Chess Champions!