Hoover High School freshman Shizuyo Ichikawa took first place in the Ohio Girls Chess Championship recently. She received a $2,000 scholarship to Ohio State University, a $250 stipend and the chance to participate in the 2006 Susan Polgar’s Girls Chess Invitational.

News of the accomplishments of area students in grades K-12 may be mailed to Classroom Notes, The Repository, 500 Market Ave. S, Canton OH 44702-2193.
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Chess Daily News from Susan Polgar