The 2012 Maryland High School and Middle School Championships were held this past weekend (March 17-18) at Dumbarton Middle School in Baltimore. A record 205 players played compared with an equivalent 187 players last year. The tournament was split off from the Elementary School Championship held last Saturday due to size constraints - also had a record number of players with 411.
The Middle School Champion based on tiebreaks was Ronald Best from Hamilton Elementary/Middle School in Baltimore. However, since there was a tie for first place also with Jeffrey Chang from Takoma Park Middle School in Silver Spring, there was a blitz playoff for the right to represent Maryland at the Barber Tournament of Middle School Champions this summer. Chang won the playoff 2-0. Congratulations to both these winners. Hamilton Elementary/Middle School was the team champion.
The High School Champion was Kevin Wang from Winston Churchill High School in Potomac with a perfect 5-0 score. Wang won the right to represent Maryland at the Denker Tournament of High School Champions this summer. Winston Churchill High School also was the team champion.
Final results may be viewed in the Tournament Results section in the blue Main Menu sidebar.