Early College Chess Makes Its Move at State Level

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Posted on 05/12/2022
Image of AECHS Ohio Chess ChampsAkron Public Schools again produced a top-notch chess team to send to the state tournament last week. The Akron Early College High School chess team won the Ohio Chess Championship!

Ranjan Rai
Shaknil Gurung
Dominic Crosier
Ramesh Chhetri

They have been a part of the Jennings CLC chess club for 6-8 years, respectively.

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(Students pictured L-R in group photo) Dominic Crosier, Ramesh Chhetri (STEM student won seventh place in the state), Ranjan Rai, Phat Gno, Shaknil Gurung

The faculty advisers are Joanne Cook and Bruce Hukill. They created the chess club eight years ago at Jennings CLC. Charles Jones began volunteering four years ago.

Crosier, Rai, Gno and Gurung were on the first-place team for AEC.

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Image of AECHS Ohio Chess Champs
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