Barnard students participated in the Michigan Elementary/Primary team chess championship on February 4, 2017 at Baker College. Three teams consisting of 4 students in each team represented Barnard. Fourteen school teams participated in K5 category from all over the state. Ten teams participated in total in K3 category.
Barnard students came 4th place in K5 championship and 7th place in K3 championship.
Nikhil Srinivasan won all 5 games and won gold medal in K5 category!
Akhil Mishra won all 5 games and won gold medal!
Shivank Jayadeva won 3.5 games and won bronze medal in K3 category!
Board 1: Tanush Nanaware
Board 2: Vishnav Ramesh
Board 3: Nikhil Srinivasan
Board 4: Nurayda Albeez
Board 1: Shivank Jayadeva
Board 2: Akhil Mishra
Board 3: Smayan Sharma
Board 4: Saaya Shrikant
Board 1: Vyshnavi Narayan
Board 2: Chetana Gopu
Board 3: Jhana-eugenia Georgieva Todorova
Board 4: Anya Sundaresan
**Special mention for our K3 reserve team consisting of all girls. This is a first major tournament for all these girls but they played all 5 rounds valiantly.