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ETHS Chess Team Wins Gold Medal at National Tournament

April 23, 2021  8:00am CT


The Evanston Township High School Chess Team took first place in the 18-and-under age division of the U.S. Junior Chess Congress. The national online event, sponsored by the U.S. Chess Federation, had more than 800 competitors across five age divisions. 


Elie Platnick led the ETHS team, finishing in third place overall. Chris Von Hoff and Rohil Bose also finished with winning records. Alan Wang, Javade Jones and Luca Zerega were the other team members.


For more information about the event, visit the U.S. Junior Chess Congress website