Naomi (9 years old) takes second place among girls (up to 18 years old) in Washington State
Not really much of travel in this post, just a few 20-minute drives on the Eastside.
However still good chess at the Washington State Girls Chess Championship.
Naomi took second place -- being 9, the youngest -- among girls up to 18 years old.
Participants photo -- from left to right:
back: Wanchen Zao, Priya Kudva, Sarah May, Audrey Whitmer
front: Cheyenne Zhang, Naomi Bashkansky, Becca Lampman, Sujatha Devi Chalasani
Trophy winners photo, from right to left: Becca (1), Naomi (2), Olga (3), Sujatha (5), Sarah (4):