The ETHS Chess team took a win October 23 at its first major team event this season. ETHS students from all grade levels participated in the Sandburg Tournament. The Chess team defeated Lincolnway West (68-0), Waubonsi Valley (42-27), Andrew (48-20) and Nequa Valley 35-33 for the championship.

Below are individual scores and tournament results for ETHS students:

Board 1 Sophomore Liam O’Carroll (4-0); first place

Board 2 Senior Nate Tracy-AMoroso (1-3)

Board 3 Junior Oliver Brady (4-0); second place

Board 4 Senior Evan Franchere (1-3)

Board 5 Senior Riley WIlson (4-0); first place

Board 6 Freshman Alex Fogel (3-1)

Board 7 Sophomore Nick Marcotte (2-2)

Board 8 Freshman Jonah Doppelt (4-0); first place

Open section results after the 5 Rounds include the following:

Senior Owen Blackwood (4-1); fourth place

Freshman Jennifer Donovan (3-1-1); eighth place

Freshman Morgan Riley (3-1-1); tenth place

Junior Gianni Pinna (3-2)

Junior Luke Hirsch (3-2)

Freshman Cameron Aplanalp (3-2)

Sophomore Charles Solonka (2-3)

“The mix of grade levels we have shows great promise for further development,” remarked ETHS Chess coach Kenneth Lewandowski.