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Orland Park hosts Illinois chess tournament

The Illinois Class Chess Championships crowned several champions Dec. 10-11 at the Orland Park Cultural Center. The overall winner was Decatur surgeon Tansel Turgut, while 8-year-old age group World Champion Awonder Liang of Madison, Wis., tied for second with Chicago's Albert Chow. Other winners were Wheaton resident Nathan Kranjc of Benet Academy (Class A), Grayslake's Rachel Ulrich and Hammond Ind.'s Brian Harrigan (Class B), Highland Park's Jon Hrach (Class C), Brookfield's Anthony Gasunas (Class D), Barbara Rose Elementary School of South Barrington student Shreya Mangalam (Class E), Tinley Park's Kyle Kras (Under 1000 rating) and Naperville's Daniel Polski (Under 700 rating). Read the full story.

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