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Chess League Awards

SY 2018-19

RI Interscholastic Chess League
State Champions
Middle School team of Bodhi Becker, Ian Chang, Nick Karamanian, Ryan Santiano, and William Schroeder
Third Place
Upper School team of Declan Allio, Nathan Fogarty, Sam Goldstein, Spencer Krex, Daniel Shimberg, Brandon Zhang

SY 2017-18

RI Interscholastic Chess League
Upper School
3rd in RI. Coaches Awards to Daniel Shimberg and Brandon Zhang. Members: Gus Lee, board 1; Sam Goldstein, board 2, Declan Allio, board 3 and Nick Kniesche, board 4.
Middle School
4th in RI.  Coaches Award to Ruby Goldstein. Members: William Schroeder, board 1; Nick Karamanian, board 2; Spencer Krex, board 2 and Noah Medina, board 3
Lower School
3rd in RI. Members: Ian Change, board 1; Robert O'Hara, board 2, Owen Baill, board 3 and Samyu Yelmat, board 4

SY 2016-17
RI Interscholastic Chess League
Wheeler was the winner of the Lower School Division
Team: Rowan Aggarwal, Ian Chang, Robert O'Hara, Steven Rosa, Will Schroeder

Wheeler was the 5th place team for the Middle School Division
Team: Declan Allio, Ruby Goldstein, Sam Goldstein, Nick Karamanian, Noah Medina

Wheeler was the winner of the Upper School Division (undefeated for four years)
Cooper Bennet, Andy Lee, Gus Lee, Matt Sawoski, Brandon Zhang

RI Interscholastic League State Tournament
The team of Sameer Khanbhai, Andrew Lee, Matt Sawoski and Brandon Zhang earned the first place team ranking.  Sameer Khanbai placed 2nd in the state overall and Brandon Zhang earned 3rd place overall.

RI Interscholastic League Blitz Tournament
Sameer Khanbhai took second place and Cooper Bennet took third place.
SY 2015-16

Rhode Island Chess League

First Place, High School Division: Raghu Nimmagadda (Board 1), Gus Lee (2), Cooper Bennet (3), Matt Sawoski (4)
First Place, Lower School Division: William Schroeder (Board 1), Ben Jewett (2), Ian Chang (3), Rowan Aggarwal (4)
Fourth Place, Middle School Division: Declan Allio Board 1), Sam Goldstein (2), Manolo Dal Bo (3) and Noah Medina (4)

RI Scholastic Chess League
Wheeler was winner of the Upper School Division
Wheeler was winner in the Lower School Division
Wheeler took 4th place in the Middle School Division

US Chess Federation, National Junior High competition
9th grader Buzby Robb (1869) held 6th-seeded player Marcus Miyasaka (2245) to a draw in the first day of competition.
216 Hope Street
Providence, Rhode Island 02906-2246
Phone: (401) 421-8100
FAX: (401) 751-7674

Founded 1889

The Wheeler School is an independent coeducational college preparatory day school for Nursery, Pre-K, K-Grade 12 serving Providence, RI, Greater Providence and Greater Boston. The Hamilton School welcomes Grades 1-8 with language-based learning differences.