Sacramento Chess Club
Annual Awards



2016 Awards
Player of the Year: Alonzo McCaulley
Scholastic Player of the Year: Guy Sirak
Most Improved Player: Alan Jenn


2015 Awards
Player of the Year: Graham Cridland
Scholastic Player of the Year: Luke Baird
Most Improved Player: Dominique Miller


2013 Awards
Player of the Year: Colin Chow
Scholastic Player of the Year: Brian Wen
Most Improved Player: Samir Alazawi


2012 Awards
Player of the Year: Kenan Zildzic
Scholastic Player of the Year: Colin Chow


2011 Awards
Player of the Year: James MacFarland
Scholastic Player of the Year: Ted Xiao
Most Improved Player: Marianne Kooken


2010 Awards
Player of the Year: James MacFarland
Scholastic Player of the Year: Colin Chow
Most Improved Player: Naveen Janarthanan

2009 Awards
Player of the Year: Robert Russo
Scholastic Player of the Year: Ted Xiao
Most Improved Player: Colin Chow

2008 Awards
Player of the Year: Romeo Pilao
Scholastic Player of the Year: Naveen Janarthanan
Most Improved Player: Willan The Sy

2007 Awards
Player of the Year: Isaac Zhang
Scholastic Player of the Year: Ted Xiao
Most Improved Player: James Mayfield

2006 Awards
Player of the Year: Ziad Baroudi
Scholastic Player of the Year: Isaac Zhang
Most Improved Player: Micah Cohen
2006 Service Award: Jamshid Alamehzadeh

2005 Awards
Player of the Year: James MacFarland
Scholastic Player of the Year: Trevor Lowenthal
Most Improved Player: Brian Astle
2005 Service Award: John Denton

2004 Awards
Player of the Year: Michael Aigner
Scholastic Player of the Year: Matt Zavortink
Most Improved Player: Daniel Schwarz
2004 Service Award: Damian Chorley

2003 Awards
Player of the Year: Michael Aigner
Scholastic Player of the Year: Tyler Wilken
Most Improved Player: Matt Zavortink

2002 Awards
Player of the Year: John C. Bernard
Most Improved Player: Conrad Cota
Most Improved Scholastic Player: Anna DePello
Lifetime Service Award: Marvin Gilbert

These awards are presented at the Sacramento Chess Club Thanksgiving Dinner and
Awards Banquet in November.  If you know what awards were presented to whom in previous years,
please e-mail sactochess@sacramentochessclub.org so we may update this list.