9/23/12 – Over the Labor Day weekend, the State of Ohio Chess Championship (aka Ohio Chess Congress) was held. Walker successfully defended his state title which he obtained at the 2011 Ohio Chess Congress. This year he shared the honors with CCL Coach Goran. CCL has for quite a while dominated the Ohio scholastic chess space and now they are starting to show this same high level of performance at the adult level as well.
Walker and Goran tie for 1st in Open Section
Walker is State Champion for 2nd consecutive year
John Hughes and Alan tie for 3rd among others
Chris, Luke, and Abhi tie for 3rd in U-2000
Arjun in a 2-way tie for 1st in U-1700
Vincent and Om part of 4-way tie for 1st in U-1400