Current and Former Star Students (since 2010 with at least 1 year coaching by GM Emil Anka)

  • Jason Yu, 5th grade, 7th place out of 349 players K1 section in Supernationals Championships Nashville TN 2013, 2nd place out of 82 players Blitz-K3 section in Nationals Championships Dallas TX 2014, 2nd place out of 259 players K3 section in Nationals Championships Dallas TX 2014, 11th place out of 64 players at World Youth Championship U8 section in Durban, South Africa 2014, 4th place in Blitz K3 out of 98 players, 7th place out of 257 players in K3 at Nationals Elementary Championship in Nashville TN 2015, 28th place out of 185 players at World Youth Championship U10 section, Porto Carras, Greece 2015, Champion out of 40 players WA State Scholastic Championship K-8, Bellevue-Seattle, 2016, 4th place out of 311 players in K5 at Nationals Elementary Championship in Nashville TN 2016, 18th place out of 151 players at World Youth U10 Section 2016 in Batumi, Georgia, highest USCF 2037, highest FIDE 1861

  • Eric Zhang, 5th grade, 6th place out of 101 players in Nationals K-12 Championships Grade 1 section Orlando FL 2012, 11th place out of 349 players in Supernationals Championships K1 section Nashville TN 2013, 2nd place out of 158 players in Nationals K-12 Grade Championships Grade 2 section Lake Buena Vista FL 2013, 6th place out of 82 players Blitz-K3 section in Nationals Championships Dallas TX 2014, 15th place out of 196 players K6 section in Nationals Championships Dallas TX 2014, highest USCF 2028, highest FIDE 1679

  • US National Master (NM) Anthony He, 6th grade, Perfect score 7/7 US Champion out of 289 players K1 section Nationals Championships Nashville TN 2012, 4th place out of 278 players K3 section Supernationals Championships 2013 Nashville TN, 10th place out of 259 players K3 section in Nationals Championships Dallas TX 2014, US Champion in Blitz K6 out of 184 players, 4th place out of 351 players in K5 at Nationals Elementary Championship in Nashville TN 2015, highest USCF 2261, highest FIDE 2183

  • Marc Huang, 8th grade, US Co-Champion out of 163 players in Nationals K-12 Championships Grade 4 section Orlando FL 2012, highest USCF 1510

  • FIDE Master (FM) US Nationals Master (NM) Bryce Tiglon, 10th grade, 21st place out of 150 players at World Youth Championship U12 section in Maribor, Slovenia, US Champion out of 262 players in National K-6 Blitz Championship in Nashville TN 2013, 7th place out of 198 players in K6 at Nationals Elementary Championship in Nashville TN 2013, highest USCF 2417, highest FIDE 2313,

  • FIDE Candidate Master (CM) US National Master (NM) Kyle Haining, 11th grade, 7th place out of 132 players in National K-12 Championships 6th grade section in Dallas TX 2011, US Champion out of 193 players in National K-6 Blitz Championship in Nashville TN 2012, 8th place out of 95 players in Nationals K-12 Campionships 7th Grade section in Orlando FL 2012, 2nd place out of 112 players in North American Open U2100 section in Las Vegas NV 2013, US Champion in Blitz out of 181 players, 5th place out of 140 players in K9 National Juniour High Championship in Louisville KY 2015, highest USCF 2286, highest FIDE 2252