Masterman chess team wins national title

Philadelphia’s Masterman Middle School chess team won the national middle school championship title in Nashville, Tenn., this past weekend.

Philadelphia's Julian R. Masterman Middle School chess team won a national championship on Sunday. Credit: Getty Images Philadelphia's Julian R. Masterman Middle School chess team won a national championship Sunday.
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Philadelphia’s Julia R. Masterman Middle School chess team won the national middle school championship title at the SuperNationals V tournament held in Nashville last weekend.

 

Masterman won the national championship Sunday.

 

The Masterman team isAlex Wlezien, Angel Hernandez-Camen, Srisa Changolkar, Nalin Khanna, Shira Moolten, Torin Kuehnle and Alejandro Budejen-Jerez. Their coaches were Stephen Shutt and Greg Shahade.

 

Alex Wlezien came in second place and Nalin Khanna and Angel Hernandez-Camen tied for 20th place in the individual competition. Also competing for Masterman in the K-9 section were Yuva Gambhir, Hayden Keller, Zachary Kingsley and Manus Narula.

The SuperNationals event is only held every four years.

 
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