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TMSA Chess Team Places Second at the NC State Level

March 19, 2014 – This month the TMSA Chess Teams competed in two chess tournaments - the 2014 Wake County Tournament and the NC State Chess Championship. In the Wake County Championship last week, Afif received first place, Srisheel was second, and Nishanth was third in the individual K-8 category. TMSA Team was placed first in K-1 category.

At the NC State Chess Championship, Afif came in 10th place. He was not able to attend the first game due to a regional science fair, but he managed to recover in the following games. He made it to top ten in the state of North Carolina in K-8 category. He was the only TMSA student to place within the Top Ten position in individual standing at the NC State level.
The TMSA Chess Teams came in the following positions:
K-1 Team came in 2nd place. (Benjamin Antonio, Ishaan Pandey, Rishi Gottimukkala, and Benjamin Mullenix)
K-3 Team came in 6th place. (Ethan He, Revanth Gottipati, Nitya Nalamothu, and Harvik Kolla).
K-5 Team came in the 9th place. (Ritvik Nalamothu, Afzaa Rahman, Snehil Mathur, and Kashi Tumbapura)
K-8 Team came in 5th place. (Afif Rahman, Krishna Pallavalli, Nikita Filenko, and Forrest Liu)
We are extremely proud of the hard work and dedication that these students have put into these events.
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