Washington Girl Did Well In St. Louis

Susan Polgar and Ms. Bashkansky
Susan Polgar and Ms. Bashkansky

Photo Credit: Paul Truong.

Guy Bashkansky reports:

Naomi Bashkansky won 1st place in the Under-12 category at the annual Susan Polgar Foundation Girls’ Invitational Chess Championship in St. Louis, where she represented Washington State. Also, she shared 2nd place in Blitz (speed chess). CLICK HERE for BLITZ Crosstable.

The reward is $1,000 assistance from SPF for her travel to the World Youth Chess Championship in Greece in October.

Check out our family Chess Travel blog post for more information and some photos; CLICK HERE.

Published by

Russell (Rusty) Miller

Lives in Vancouver WA. Former Editor of NORTHWEST CHESS. Worked for
International Chess Enterprises 1991-2001. Former President Washington Chess Federation.