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Having recently graduated from Stuyvesant High School with an A average, Loren Weiss earned many accolades during his high school years. In addition to completing Advanced Placement courses in World ...

Having recently graduated from Stuyvesant High School with an A average, Loren Weiss earned many accolades during his high school years. In addition to completing Advanced Placement courses in World History, Economics, Physics, and other subjects, Weiss participated in the 2012 World Amateur Team East Chess Championship. He was part of a four-member team of students from various high schools that won the Group Scholastic category. Ranked as one of America's top 100 chess players in his age group at the age of 17, Loren Weiss maintains an interest in the World Amateur Team East Chess Championship.

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  • 1. The 2013 World Amateur Team East Chess Championship By Loren Weiss of Stuyvesant High School
  • 2. The 2013 World Amateur Team East Chess ChampionshipHaving recently graduated from Stuyvesant HighSchool with an A average, Loren Weiss earnedmany accolades during his high school years. Inaddition to completing Advanced Placementcourses in World History, Economics, Physics, andother subjects, Weiss participated in the 2012World Amateur Team East Chess Championship. Hewas part of a four-member team of students fromvarious high schools that won the Group Scholasticcategory. Ranked as one of Americas top 100chess players in his age group at the age of 17,Loren Weiss maintains an interest in the WorldAmateur Team East Chess Championship.
  • 3. The 2013 World Amateur Team East Chess ChampionshipTaking place in Parsippany, New Jersey, overPresidents Day weekend, the World Amateur TeamEast Chess Championship features four-personchess teams competing against one another.Hosted by the New Jersey State Chess Federation,this fun and exciting annual tournament attractsplayers from the East Coast, as well as other statesand countries. It is one of four regional events heldacross the nation leading up to a finals event laterin the year. Although it is an amateurchampionship, many masters and grandmasterscompete as well.
  • 4. The 2013 World Amateur Team East Chess Championship In 2013, the World Amateur Team EastChess Championship celebrated its 43rdyear. The 281 teams featuring 1,201players at the Parsippany Hilton made thisthe most successful contest yet. Afterthree days, Princeton University Asuccessfully defeated Knightmare III in thefinal round. Both teams obtained perfectscores leading up to the final match, butKnightmare III missed an opportunity inthe 30th move that would have led to bothteams tying.