August 18, 2023

Strategy and Speed Take on the Iowa State Fair Chess Tournament

Tactical moves and crafty decisions were on display in the Chess competition held Wednesday, August 16, at the 2023 Iowa State Fair.

Complete results follow:

Scholastic – K-6th Grade

1. TIE Leviathan Freerksen, Des Moines

1. TIE Jet Williams, Waukee

2. James Corbett, Jr, Altoona

Scholastic – K-8th Grade

1. Gabriel Herman, Carlisle

2. Brayden Breckenridge, Monroe

Scholastic- 9th-12th Grade

1. Anthony Zachar, Cedar Rapids

2. Aidan Maring, Des Moines

Speed Chess

1. TIE Jim Freeksen, Des Moines

1. TIE Jaleb Jay, Marshalltown

2. Joel Reyes, Des Moines

3. Jon Snow, Dubuque