Ferndale High School in Ferndale Washington on Feb 22, 2014 was the site of the 17th International Chess Jam under the direction of Randy Kaech.
The K-1 section of 11 players was won by Matthew Sanders of Wade King Elementary in Bellingham.
The 2nd-3rd Grade Section of 31 players was won by Noah Chen of Assumption School in Bellingham.
The 4th-5th Grade Section of 20 players was won by Nathan Chen of Assumption School in Bellingham.
The 6th-12th Grade Section of 34 players had three players tie for 1st place: Dawson Bowhay of Sehome High School in Bellingham, Jude Hoogendyk of Whatcom Middle School in Bellingham and Lucy Sun of Fairhaven Middle School in Bellingham.
104 players played in this event in 2013 while 96 turned out for the 2014 event.
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