2016 GM Denker Tournament of High School Champions

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     General Information:  The GM Arnold Denker Tournament of High School Champions invites the winners of the US Chess State Affiliate championships to compete for the title of GM Denker Champion of Champions. In case of ties, co-champions shall be recognized. This year’s invitational tournament will be held from July 30 to August 2 during the 2016 U.S. Open. The location will be the Indianapolis Marriott East (Playing and Meeting Areas), 7202 East 21st Street, Indianapolis, IN 46219

    Important New Additions to This Event

• $ 5,000 College/University Scholarship to School of your Choice
• Winner receives placement in the US Junior Closed Championship
• All participants are FIDE Rated

2016 OFFICIAL DENKER LIST

(As of 7/20/2016)  Edits or changes should be forwarded to Jon Haskel:   jon@bocachess.com
N = Nominated by State
C = Attendance Confirmed by Participant/Parent
State N/C Name USCF ID
Alabama C Jay-El Shepherd 12993258
Alaska
Arizona C Xiexin Wang 13737943
Arkansas C Steven Bellisario 15932305
California N. C  Michael Wang  14224170
California S. C Craig Hilby 13744720
Colorado C Gunnar Anderson 14011512
Connecticut C  Zachary Chen Tanenbaum 13616253
Delaware
DC
Florida C Laura Zayas Gonzalez 15916504
Georgia C Shanmukha Meruga 14916346
Hawaii
Idaho C  Travis Miller 14935566
Illinois C  Zhaozhi Li  13646954
Indiana C Sam Witwer 13450500
Indiana-Alt. C Ricky Lou 21029991
Iowa C Arshaq Saleem 14163196
Kansas C Jack Easton 14510393
Kentucky C Josiah Hereford  14373821
Louisiana C Dex Webster  13743486
Maine C  Matthew Fishbein  13157281
Maryland C Alexander Davydov 13928690
Massachusetts C Mika Brattain 13052087
Michigan C  Safal Bora  12936317
Minnesota C Jackson Wahl 13998681
Mississippi C Qiyu (Joe) Han 14049991
Missouri C  Jason Zhou  14085162
Montana
Nebraska C  Abhinav Suresh  14319361
Nevada C Ishan Saran 13117750
New Hampshire C Aashish Welling  14343251
New Jersey C  John M. Burke  14069596
New Mexico C Thomas Mathine  13169278
New York C Justus Williams 13534356
North Carolina C  Aaron S. Balleisen  13093767
North Dakota C Stuart Wolf 13294154
Ohio C Maggie Feng 14105448
Oklahoma C  Advait Patel 14472386
Oregon C  Aaron Grabinsky  14456386
Pennsylvania C  Christopher Yang  13228721
Rhode Island C  Ryan Sowa  13751622
South Carolina C Kevis Tsao  13118747
South Dakota C  Micah Marks  15139333
Tennessee C Kaleb Gosdin 15195895
Texas C  Bovey Liu 13862594
Utah C  Eric Hon  13778105
Vermont
Virginia C Justin Lohr 13917930
Washington C Bryce Tiglon 14230627
West Virginia C Parker Benson 15404063
Wisconsin C Alexander Velikanov 12879882
Wyoming