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Evanston Chess team receives three awards at national competition

March 22, 2019 8:11am CT



ETHS Chess Team
ETHS Chess team members at the national high school championship.


The Evanston Township High School Chess team closed its season with a strong performance at the US Chess Federation’s National High School Championship in March 2019, taking home three team awards.


Among the six classes of competition, the Wildkits took second place (out of 49 teams) in Class 3, sixth place (out of 67 teams) in Class 4, and fifth place (out of 36 teams) in the division for new players.


ETHS team members Dhruva Mohnalkar, Bella Buitrago, Benjy Berele, and Alex Fogel also won individual awards for their outstanding performances.


To view results from the national competition, visit