USCF website mentioned that a new record of 2,224 players played in Elementary National mega-event in Dallas nine sections.
Among them there were six Oregon representative’s: Sharan, Praveer (K5), Zhang, Gavin (K5), Crane, Elliot James (K5), Samudrala, Nikhil (K5 U900), Gauthier, Avril (K5 U900) and Siddiqui, Yusef (K5).
Not long time ago, at the High School Nationals, all the Oregon representative come back with extra rating points, not sure if any other state can brag about something like that. At this nationals, Oregon did it again!
Praveer 1307 => 1493
Gavin 1159 => 1416
Elliot 925 => 1216
Nikhil 752 => 1002 6/7 – tied for 3rd) in K-5 U900 (9th place after tie breaks)
Avril 957 => 1200 Perfect score 7/7 – USA National Champion Division K-5 U900
Yusef 102 => 288
(Photo credit Joseph Gauthier )