ETHS Chess team members (from left) Elijah Platnick, Meris Goldfarb, Alan Wang, Alex Fogel, Nick Kanzok, Rohil Bose. Photo from ETHS

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Evanston Township High School’s chess team won two awards at the Evanston Team Tournament held on Nov. 2. The ETHS Varsity Chess team defeated many of the top high school teams in Illinois, finishing the competition in fourth place. Rohil Bose, Alex Fogel, Meris Goldfarb and Alan Wang were the team’s top scorers, however, Elijah Platnick’s win on Board 1 led the team to victory in the final match.

The ETHS Junior Varsity Chess team took third place in the competition. Remo Khuri, Boaz Lieberman, and Patrick O’Sullivan won awards for their outstanding individual performances.

 Anyone wishing more information about ETHS Chess Club meetings and tournaments may contact Keith Holzmueller at holzmuellerk@eths202.org.