Chess Underground #19: Saumik Narayanan

The October Chess Underground checks in with States Cup creator and lead organizer Saumik Narayanan. Saumik gives the inside scoop on the States Cup as it enters into the playoffs for its inaugural season. We also discuss his other endeavors, including bowling and chess, grant-writing, and a visit from a certain kind of raptor to a scholastic chess tournament.

Saumik at the board
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For more info on the States Cup, including how to join the Fantasy States Cup playoffs competition, please check out the links below! - League Rules - Regular Season Matches and Standings - Playoff Match Forms and Standings - Fantasy competition for the playoffs - Discord server to get updates on the league