Norman Chess Club (NCC) held the 2019 annual meeting in Norman Public Library Central on April 20th, 2019. The club annual awards were announced.
The annual Most Improved Player (MIP) was awarded to Charley Qiu. Charley attended 7 tournaments this season and his rating increased by 399 points. He won the State Blitz Champion title in section K-6 U700 at Oklahoma Scholastic Blitz Champions Tournament. He also won the 1st place in section K-6 U600 in Central Oklahoma Scholastic Chess Open. Other MIP nominees included Aaron Lu, Olli Wang, Emily Cao, Michael Huang, and Kevin Chen.
The annual Most Valuable Player (MVP) was awarded to Lafayette Chen. He won the State Champion title in section Grade K-4 of 2019 Oklahoma State Scholastic Chess Championship tournament. He ranked the 1st place in Section K-6 U700 of Cheyenne K-12 Open, and the 1st place in Section U800 of Tulsa University School K-12 Open. He was also awarded the OSCO annual most improved player. Other MVP nominees included Ryan Chen and Miranda Huang.
During the lunch break, club members also had a good picnic and egg hunt at Andrews park.