In stealth like fashion, at least from my perspective, Chris obtained his USCF expert’s rating, making him the 7th CCL graduate. Chris is our youngest graduate to date, earning his CCL degree before the beginning of 4th grade classes. He now joins the ranks of our other very accomplished CCL graduates.
CCL graduates are:
What is a CCL graduate? It is an honorary degree that we give to any CCL player who has worked their way through the ranks while in CCL and has made a USCF experts rating (>= 2000). It entitles them to lifetime membership in CCL, based on good behavior, without the requirements of taking lessons. They are allowed to receive email spam from me for the rest of their lives!! Although graduates are no longer required to take lessons while in CCL, all of our previous graduates are still active students in CCL. A big congrats goes on to Chris, the current U-8 World Youth Championship bronze medal winner.