WHS Chess Team wins State Scholastic Chess Championship
Wayzata High School’s Chess Team was the state K-12 team champion at Minnesota State Scholastic Chess Championship held on March 25 and 26 at St. Catherine University in St. Paul. After seven rounds, WHS took the champion title one round in advance.
Andrew Tang, junior, scored 7 out of 7 and won the individual state K-12 champion. Andrew also won the overall Minnesota state champion title on March 19 and became the youngest ever Minnesota state champion for chess players of all ages. Andrew Titus, freshman, won second place with 6 out of 7. The top four scorers were Andrew Tang, junior, 7 out of 7 (K-12 state champion); Andrew Titus, freshman, 6 out of 7 (second place); Nathan Ritter, senior, 5.5 out of 7 (7th place); and Matthew Qu, sophomore, 5.5 out of 7 (9th place).