Cornelius Rubsamen is the 2014 Hawaii State Open Champion

Cornelius Rubsamen, 2014 Hawaii State Chess Champion

Cornelius Rubsamen, 2014 Hawaii State Chess Champion

18 players showed up for the 2014 Hawaii State Open, held at Washington Middle School from November 28th-30th. After five hard fought rounds, National Master Cornelius Rubsamen emerged as the 2014 State champion.

Many time state champ Rubsamen also shared Hawaii State Blitz co-champion honors with International Master Julien Carron. Congratulations Cornelius and Julien!

Hawaii State Open Rated Crosstables
Blitz Open PDF Crosstable
Pictures from the 2014 Hawaii State Open on Facebook


Veterans Day Scholastic Results

Over 90 players showed up for the Veterans Day Scholastic at Washington Middle School on November 11th. In the High School section, Evan Zheng took 1st place and also led the McKinley High team to overall team 1st.

The Novice Section was won by Kahala Elementary School 4th grader Sumart Kabbur, who like Evan, won all of his games for a perfect six out of six. Mahalo to all who made it out and congrats to the winners! Links to tournament results are below:

OPEN Section Crosstable, Team Results, and Prize Report (Merged PDF)
NOVICE Section Crosstable and Prize Report (Merged PDF)


2014 October Sectionals – Results and Photos

Scholastic Director Guy Ontai with the Kamehameha Team

The October Scholastic Sectionals happened on October 18th at Washington Middle School.  Photos and results below!

PHOTO GALLERY on Facebook
HIGH SCHOOL Section Crosstable, Team Results, and Prize Report (Merged PDF)
MIDDLE SCHOOL Section Crosstable, Team Results, and Prize Report (Merged PDF)
ELEMENTARY SCHOOL Section Crosstable, Team Results, and Prize Report (Merged PDF)
PRIMARY SCHOOL Section Crosstable, Team Results, and Prize Report (Merged PDF)
NOVICE Section Crosstable, Team Results, and Prize Report (Merged PDF)


2014 September Scholastic – Results and Photos

The 2014-2015 scholastic calendar kicked off with the September Scholastic event at Washington Middle School.  Evan Zheng won the individual Open event with a perfect 6/6 score, while the Novice Section was won by Ki Hwan Kim and Kwan Joo Park, who both scored 4.5/5 points.  McKinley High School took top team honors.

McKinley High School - Team Winners

Links

Open Section – Crosstable, Prizewinners and Team Standings from the Open

Novice Section – Crosstable and Prizewinners

Photo Gallery (courtesy of Bert Nakagawa) on Facebook


Details and Entry Form for the 2014 Hawaii State Open and Blitz Championships

The details for the 2014 Hawaii State Open have been finalized, with this year’s events taking place over Thanksgiving weekend ( from November 28-30) in the Washington Middle School library.

Full details and the above entry form/flyer are available for download and printing: Word | PDF.