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 Michigan Chess Association State Title Event


​Michigan Women's

The Michigan Class has state titles for our Top and Reserve Women's Champions.  Several of our scholastic women are near the very top of the U.S. rankings for their age groups.  The 2012 Michigan Women's Championship will be held at All The King's Men in Warren on November 11th.   You can find details on the Michigan Chess Calendar.



Epiphany Peters is 2011 Michigan Women's Champion
Report by Michael Smith
The Michigan Woman's Champion is Epiphany Peters ( on tiebreaks ) in a 3 way tie with Ashley Carter (2nd) and Somya Kulkarni (3rd). 
Top C - Melissa Lee
Top D - Veronica Gawarecki
Top E - Anna Sun
Erica Forshaw of Windsor, Ontario shows off her Reserve Section winner's trophy.  2nd place reserve went to Ellen Tao.  
Photos of the event can be found on the Michigan Chess facebook page:

 Michigan Women's History


 Current Champion


Returning Champion Epiphany Peters (left) takes home first on tie breaks over Ashley Carter and Somya Kulkarni

Photo courtesy of Michigan Chess Association Facebook album



2011OpenEpiphany Peters
2011ReserveErica Forshaw
2010OpenEpiphany Peters
2009OpenAshley Carter
2009ReserveSoumya Kulkarni