Coed Varsity Chess · Chess Team Season Update


Pre-season outlook…

Under the continued solid leadership of head coach Pat Krieder, the Lakota East Chess team is excited for another year of competition and hopes to finish in the top half of the GMC rankings.  The Hawk Boardmen will be seeking to improve upon last seasons winning 9-7 record and 4th place finish in the always competitive GMC.


The Lakota East Chess Team hosted Lakota West on Oct. 26th to open the 2017 Chess season.   The Thunderhawks pulled off a 4-1 victory enduring five really close matches.   Weston Lindner, Brayden Reichelderfer, Magnus Miller and Kyle Oliver won boards 1,2,3 and 5 respectively.


East fell to Sycamore 4-1 on Oct. 31st. No other detail available.

The Hawks chess players rebounded with 4.5-1.5 win over Fairfield on Nov. 2nd. The teams record goes to 2-1.



The East Chess team snagged a come from behind victory against the Princeton Vikings on Nov. 7th.   After falling behind early 2-0, East battled back winning three boards in a row to secure a 3-2 victory.      Weston Lindner, Braydon Reichelderfer and Jacob Zimmerman all scored for the Thunderhawks.



East chess sufferred a 5-0 loss at the hands of GMC defending chess champs, the Mason Comets on Nov. 14th.



The East Chess team grabbed another victory on Nov. 16th knocking off the Big Blue from Hamilton with a final score of  3 and 1/2   to    1 and   1/2.      Weston Lindner, Magnus Miller, Kyle Oliver and Adam Johantges all scored for the Hawks. East record advances to 4-2.



The East Chess team snagged another victory over the Middies from Middletown  with a final score of 4-1 on Nov. 28th.   Weston Lindner, Magnus Miller, Dylan Stenski and Jacob Zimmerman all scored for the Thunderhawks



The East Chess team traveled to Oak Hills on Thursday, Nov. 30th and pulled off a 4-1 victory over the Highlanders.   Magnus Miller, Kyle Oliver and Adam Johnatges all grabbed a victory.   And Braydon Reichelderfer also scored with literally one second on his clock.



The Hawks wrap up their season on Monday at the GMC Tournament.