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K-8 National Chess Champion, OTB Chess Recap!
Photo Credits: GM Julio Sadorra awarding NM Brewington Hardaway, Hardaway Family / FM Mike Klein (FunMasterMike) and ChessKid Tiger Watson, @captainpaulwatson

K-8 National Chess Champion, OTB Chess Recap!

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Hey ChessKids! Recapping the past few weeks: Young chess prodigy and ChessKid star NM Brewington Hardaway scored the 2022 K-8 National Champion title, and FunMasterMike got to meet with a bunch of ChessKids in Ohio. Check it out!


2022 K-8 MS National Champion!

In late April through early May, NM Brewington Hardaway competed in the 2022 K-8 Middle School National Championships in Texas, hosted by US Chess, placing first after a tie break and coming in third with his team! Congratulations, Brew! peshka

Young chess prodigy NM Brewington Hardaway with his winning medal and team
NM Brewington Hardaway honored with a medal and trophy with his teammates at the 2022 K-8 Middle School National Championships / Hardaway Family

He was awarded by GM Julio Sadorra, a chess coach at the University of Texas at Dallas chess program who is also a friend of ChessKid.

Read this article to hear Brew's full experience and see some of the games he played.


FunMasterMike & ChessKids in Ohio!

We had a blast at the US Chess National Elementary (K-6) Championship in Columbus, Ohio! Thank you to everyone who attended this event and participated in the "How to be a ChessKid Star" live show. We loved meeting all of you and hope to have more in-person OTB events in the future!

FM Mike Klein (FunMasterMike) with Jimmy (from Rainbow Elementary School in Madison, Alabama) at the US Chess National Elementary (K-6) Championship in Columbus, Ohio.
FM Mike Klein (FunMasterMike) with Jimmy - Madison, Alabama's youngest competitor at the US Chess National Elementary (K-6) Championship in Columbus, Ohio / RainbowMom

Be on the lookout for an article on this experience and videos of the games played against FMM coming soon!