Sid Banik, Albert Lu, Cameron Wheeler, Alvin Kong (from left to right), Photo Kerrie Utsumi
The US Amateur Team West held in Santa Clara, California (Feb 13-15) saw “Rainbow Unicorns” prevail after their final round victory over the BAC Dark Knights. The team consisted of
Board 1: FM Cameron Wheeler (2436)
Board 2: NM Albert Lu (2317)
Board 3: NM Siddharth G Banik (2265)
Board 4: Alvin Kong (1742)
Cameron Wheeler, who recently was awarded the Falconer Award, praised the games of his team-mates including the following annotated victories from Albert Lu, who scored a perfect 6-0, and Siddharth Banik.
Find more full standings and team compositions on the Bay Area chess website, photos on their facebook page and rated results on MSA.