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Top Ten San Antonio Area Players by Grade

In order to be eligible for this list, students must have entered a tournament via SAScholastic.com, played a rated game within the past year, and live in Bexar County or one its contiguous counties. Please e-mail entries@sascholastic.com to report errors or omissions.

Ordered by current, not supplement, USCF rating.  List updates Monday morning.

Team ratings are the combined rating of the top four players from the school, minimum of two.

1st Grade

Rank Player School Rating
1 Callen Daniel Mcelroy Bill Brown 605 (P15)
2 Dhanya Koushik BrushyCreek ES 595
3 Britton Wallace Cole 526
4 Ethan Shaw Hoffmann 360
5 Anthony Rene Luna Hoffmann 319 (P19)
6 Matthew Rodriguez St. Thomas 208
Rank School Rating
1 Hoffmann 679

2nd Grade

Rank Player School Rating
1 Taran Thota Maggellan IS 1418
2 Jacob Li Spicewood 1317
3 Sanmita Hosur USCF #31 Girls Age 9. Canyon Creek 1262
4 Sean Teoh Spicewood 1090
5 Axel Jakob Peterson SAA 866
6 Aadhav Dhananjeyan BasisNor 833
7 Joshua Shappell Helotes 794
8 Katarina L Espino Langley 680
9 Andrew Liu Beard 621 (P20)
10 Abhiram Borra SA Academy 531 (P23)
Rank School Rating
1 Spicewood 2407

3rd Grade

Rank Player School Rating
1 Harsh Vishal Mali Blattman 1559
2 Raymond Cai Key 1385
3 Srivats Sudarshan Bob Beard ES 1161
4 Jaganaath Ramesh Cibolo Green 1157
5 Advay Venkatasai Tirumala PatS 1133
6 Saaketh Boyapalle Patsy Sommer ES 962
7 Henry Ferris Specht 864
8 Angela Helen Pan Wilderness Oak 844
9 Max Guerra Cole 709
10 Anthony Kimper Pan Wilderness Oak 677
Rank School Rating
1 Cole 2409
2 Wilderness Oak 1521
3 Langley 954
4 BHE 763

4th Grade

Rank Player School Rating
1 Kevin Leong Fong USCF #91 Age 11. OLPH 1769
2 Pradhyumna Prakash BrushyCreek ES 1649
3 Aadhi M Kannan BasisMed 1325
4 Ayre Seals USCF #89 (tied) Quick Rating Girls Under Age 13. Cambrig 1300
5 Tarun Bandaru GHNO 1249
6 Shaumprovo Debnath Keystone 1114
7 Allen Stidham Wiederstein 1057
8 Diego Gabriel Navarrete Jr Bennie J Cole 1025
9 Akhil Yalamuri BasisNor 1024
10 Nicholas Figueroa Cole 998
Rank School Rating
1 BHE 2044

5th Grade

Rank Player School Rating
1 Sanjeev Raghu Raman Beard 1509
2 Tanvi Bandaru USCF #76 Girls Age 12. GHNO 1194
3 Aryan A Bandi Harmony School 1103
4 Tarun Dhananjeyan BasisNor 1043
5 Laasya Pullabhotla Rhodes 941
6 Varun Rajagopal No Draft 915
7 Ella Shaw Hoffmann 906
8 David English Hoffmann 901
9 Cylee Utkarsh Dhond Meridian World School 865
10 Mikko Alexander Johnson BACH 845
Rank School Rating
1 Hoffmann 1807

6th Grade

Rank Player School Rating
1 Aryan A Punalekar CanVis 1198
2 Donovan Smith Coker 1144
3 Tony Tian Key 1033
4 Vishal Vijayakumar Garcia 944
5 Dakota Marisa Fisher Morningside 924
6 Aditya Prakash Shavano 904
7 Auria Trowbridge basis 852
8 Sam Adams BACH 743 (P25)
9 Emma Bitela Resnick 713 (P14)
10 Cody Riethmeyer BACH 700
Rank School Rating
1 BACH 1443
2 Resnick 1192

7th Grade

Rank Player School Rating
1 Grayson Rorrer USCF #35 (tied) Age 13. Austin Homeschool 2048
2 Nitin Akella Canyon Vista MS 1822
3 Dhruv Pathak Canyon Vista MS 1759
4 Anirudh Sudarshan BASIS-Med Center 1716
5 Darshan Koushik Cedar valley 1710
6 Frewin Alexis BASIS-Med Center 1697
7 Leif Erick Johnson PEACE 1152
8 Aakanksha Dasagi USCF #90 Girls Age 13. CVMS 1131
9 Rayjan E Suarez-Palacios Shavano 704
10 Patrick Dobbs Savannah Heights Int. 286 (P24)
Rank School Rating
1 Canyon Vista MS 3581
2 BASIS-Med Center 3413

8th Grade

Rank Player School Rating
1 Luis E Gonzalez Rising Scholars Academy 1417
2 Shreya Chaudhary USCF #71 Girls Age 15. Keystone 1112
3 Saketh Marrapu Grisham MS 1064
4 Nicholas Denmark Lopez MS 1021
5 Carter Addison Brezina Canyon Vista MS 709

9th Grade

Rank Player School Rating
1 Sonia Rao Garcia MS 933
2 Adrian Gil BACH 782 (P23)
3 Holton Xander Souquette Spring Branch MS 734

10th Grade

Rank Player School Rating
1 Sudharsan Ramapriya McNeil 1549
2 Aaron Connor Johnson PEACE 1548

11th Grade

Rank Player School Rating
1 Pramukh Rayasam Clark 1393
2 Nina De La Torre Jay 574

12th Grade

Rank Player School Rating
1 Evan Chenault John Jay 1250

K-3

Rank Player Grade School Rating
1 Harsh Vishal Mali 3rd Blattman 1559
2 Taran Thota 2nd Maggellan IS 1418
3 Raymond Cai 3rd Key 1385
4 Jacob Li 2nd Spicewood 1317
5 Sanmita Hosur USCF #31 Girls Age 9. 2nd Canyon Creek 1262
6 Srivats Sudarshan 3rd Bob Beard ES 1161
7 Jaganaath Ramesh 3rd Cibolo Green 1157
8 Advay Venkatasai Tirumala 3rd PatS 1133
9 Sean Teoh 2nd Spicewood 1090
10 Saaketh Boyapalle 3rd Patsy Sommer ES 962
Rank School Rating
1 Cole 2456
2 Spicewood 2407
3 Langley 1634
4 Wilderness Oak 1521
5 Bill Brown 996
6 BHE 763
7 Hoffmann 679

K-5

Rank Player Grade School Rating
1 Kevin Leong Fong USCF #91 Age 11. 4th OLPH 1769
2 Pradhyumna Prakash 4th BrushyCreek ES 1649
3 Harsh Vishal Mali 3rd Blattman 1559
4 Sanjeev Raghu Raman 5th Beard 1509
5 Taran Thota 2nd Maggellan IS 1418
6 Raymond Cai 3rd Key 1385
7 Aadhi M Kannan 4th BasisMed 1325
8 Jacob Li 2nd Spicewood 1317
9 Ayre Seals USCF #89 (tied) Quick Rating Girls Under Age 13. 4th Cambrig 1300
10 Sanmita Hosur USCF #31 Girls Age 9. 2nd Canyon Creek 1262
Rank School Rating
1 Cole 2928
2 BasisNor 2900
3 GHNO 2818
4 Hoffmann 2486
5 Spicewood 2407
6 Wilderness Oak 2351
7 BrushyCreek ES 2244
8 Beard 2130
9 BHE 2101
10 The Montessori School of SA 1970

K-8

Rank Player Grade School Rating
1 Grayson Rorrer USCF #35 (tied) Age 13. 7th Austin Homeschool 2048
2 Nitin Akella 7th Canyon Vista MS 1822
3 Kevin Leong Fong USCF #91 Age 11. 4th OLPH 1769
4 Dhruv Pathak 7th Canyon Vista MS 1759
5 Anirudh Sudarshan 7th BASIS-Med Center 1716
6 Darshan Koushik 7th Cedar valley 1710
7 Frewin Alexis 7th BASIS-Med Center 1697
8 Pradhyumna Prakash 4th BrushyCreek ES 1649
9 Harsh Vishal Mali 3rd Blattman 1559
10 Sanjeev Raghu Raman 5th Beard 1509
Rank School Rating
1 Canyon Vista MS 4290
2 BASIS-Med Center 3413
3 Cole 2928
4 BasisNor 2900
5 GHNO 2818
6 BACH 2689
7 Hoffmann 2486
8 Key 2418
9 Spicewood 2407
10 Wilderness Oak 2351

K-12

Rank Player Grade School Rating
1 Grayson Rorrer USCF #35 (tied) Age 13. 7th Austin Homeschool 2048
2 Nitin Akella 7th Canyon Vista MS 1822
3 Kevin Leong Fong USCF #91 Age 11. 4th OLPH 1769
4 Dhruv Pathak 7th Canyon Vista MS 1759
5 Anirudh Sudarshan 7th BASIS-Med Center 1716
6 Darshan Koushik 7th Cedar valley 1710
7 Frewin Alexis 7th BASIS-Med Center 1697
8 Pradhyumna Prakash 4th BrushyCreek ES 1649
9 Harsh Vishal Mali 3rd Blattman 1559
10 Sudharsan Ramapriya 10th McNeil 1549
Rank School Rating
1 Canyon Vista MS 4290
2 BASIS-Med Center 3413
3 BACH 3070
4 Cole 2928
5 BasisNor 2900
6 GHNO 2818
7 PEACE 2700
8 Hoffmann 2486
9 Key 2418
10 Spicewood 2407

Girls

Rank Player Grade School Rating

USCF Top 100 Players

San Antonio area scholastic players in the top 100 in the nation for their age/sex.

Rank Player Ranking School Rating
1 Grayson Rorrer #35 (tied) Age 13 Austin Homeschool 2048
2 Kevin Leong Fong #91 Age 11 OLPH 1769
3 Ayre Seals #89 (tied) Quick Rating Girls Under Age 13 Cambrig 1300
4 Sanmita Hosur #31 Girls Age 9 Canyon Creek 1262
5 Tanvi Bandaru #76 Girls Age 12 GHNO 1194
6 Aakanksha Dasagi #90 Girls Age 13 CVMS 1131
7 Shreya Chaudhary #71 Girls Age 15 Keystone 1112
San Antonio Top 25
  1. Canyon Vista MS (4290)
  2. BASIS-Med Center (3413)
  3. BACH (3070)
  4. Cole (2928)
  5. BasisNor (2900)
  6. GHNO (2818)
  7. PEACE (2700)
  8. Hoffmann (2486)
  9. Key (2418)
  10. Spicewood (2407)
  11. Wilderness Oak (2351)
  12. BrushyCreek ES (2244)
  13. Keystone (2226)
  14. Beard (2130)
  15. Langley (2123)
  16. BHE (2101)
  17. The Montessori School of SA (1970)
  18. Patsy Sommer ES (1950)
  19. Shavano (1608)
  20. Coker (1594)
  21. Resnick (1192)
  22. Helotes (1136)
  23. Bonham Academy (1114)
  24. Wanke (1080)
  25. Bill Brown (996)
Notes
USCF TOP 100
Denotes players ranked in the top 100 in the nation for their age.
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6:30-7:00
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7:15
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7:20-7:45
Volunteer Check-In and Training

7:30-8:00
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7:45-8:15
Student Check-In

8:30
Opening Ceremonies

8:45-9:35
Round 1

9:45-10:35
Round 2

10:45-11:35
Round 3

11:35-12:00
Lunch for all

12:15-1:05
Round 4

1:15-2:05
Round 5

2:30
Blitz and First Place Run-Off

3:00
Closing Ceremonies
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