Steven Zierk, a 9th grader at Los Gatos High School, has qualified for the Denker Tournament of High School Champions on August 2-5 in Dallas, Texas! Steven finished tied for first place in the High School section of the CalChess Scholastics. With two of the four co-champions ineligible due to either residency or age, Steven and Jeff Young were slated to face off in a two-game playoff match. However, Jeff has conceded the playoff due to a conflict with his summer schedule.
Congratulations to Steven and best of luck at both the Denker and the concurrent US Open!