by John D. Rockefeller V

Congratulations to Jerry Wu (1944), a 9th grader at Richard Montgomery High School who earned 4/4 points to become the 2014 Maryland-Sweet-16 Chess Champion. The MD-Sweet-16 Champion will receive a 4-year MD-Sweet-16 UMBC Chess Scholarship to attend the University of Maryland, Baltimore County, valued at $39,056 in 2013-2014. There are 2 additional types of UMBC Chess Scholarships available to all scholastic residents of Maryland.)

Click below for the tournament’s USCF Crosstables, pictures, & highlight video:

Maryland Sweet 16 Chess Championship (a separate section of the UMBC Open): USCF Crosstables
Maryland Sweet 16 Chess Championship: Pictures
Maryland Sweet 16 Chess Championship: Highlight Video