Team Chess Season Summaries

* Last updated at 8:29 am on Wednesday, September 13, 2017

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Season summaries include titles won (and the class they were won in), final place in state, final won-lost record, and head coach for all seasons submitted by the school or gathered from IHSA records.

A few titles are missing (complete list of missing titles). Changes and additions to these records may be made by school personnel through the IHSA Schools Center.

Key to titles: D–district, R–regional, S–sectional, U–super-sectional, Q–team qualifier for state finals, P–Chicago Public League champion (only when an automatic qualifier to the state finals).

2010-11

School Titles Place Won Lost Tied Coach
Chicago (Whitney Young)   1       Paul Kash
Skokie (Niles North)   2       Harry Kyriazes
Hinsdale (Central)   3       Dylan Canavan
Urbana (University)   4       Chris Merli
Lincolnshire (Stevenson)   5       Scott Oliver
Evanston (Twp.)   7       Daniel DuBrow
Chicago (Northside)   8       Jeff Caveney
Aurora (Illinois Math and Science Academy)   9       Donald Porzio
New Lenox (Lincoln-Way Central)   10       Kevin Dailey
Glen Ellyn (Glenbard West)   11        
Naperville (North)   12        

2011-12

School Titles Place Won Lost Tied Coach
Skokie (Niles North)   1       Harry Kyriazes
Lincolnshire (Stevenson)   2       Scott Oliver
Chicago (Whitney Young)   3       Paul Kash
Urbana (University)   4       John Garvey
Chicago (Northside)   5       Jeff Caveney
Hinsdale (Central)   7       Dylan Canavan
Evanston (Twp.)   8       Ken Lewandowski
Naperville (Neuqua Valley)   9       Jim Fox
Naperville (North)   10       Jeff DiOrio
Aurora (Illinois Math and Science Academy)   11       Donald Porzio
Lisle (Benet Academy)   12       Pattie Zinski

2012-13

School Titles Place Won Lost Tied Coach
Chicago (Whitney Young)   1       Paul Kash
Lincolnshire (Stevenson)   2       Scott Oliver
Winnetka (New Trier)   3       Daniel Hart
Hinsdale (Central)   4       Dylan Canavan
Skokie (Niles North)   5       Harry Kyriazes
Evanston (Twp.)   7       Kenneth Lewandowski
Chicago (Northside)   8       Florin Felecan
Urbana (University)   9       John Garvey
Wheaton (W. Warrenville South)   10       Fred Beilfuss
Lisle (Benet Academy)   11       Pattie Zinski
Naperville (North)   12       Jeff DiOrio

2013-14

School Titles Place Won Lost Tied Coach
Chicago (Whitney Young)   1       Paul Kash
Lisle (Benet Academy)   2       Pattie Zinski
Hinsdale (Central)   3       Dylan Canavan
Urbana (University)   4       John Garvey
Chicago (Northside)   5       Dan Caldwell
Evanston (Twp.)   6       Ken Lewandowski
Lincolnshire (Stevenson)   7       Vincent Springer
Skokie (Niles North)   8       Harry Kyriazes
Naperville (North)   9       Jeff DiOrio
Naperville (Neuqua Valley)   10       James Fox
Aurora (Illinois Math and Science Academy)   11       Donald Porzio
Glenview (Glenbrook South)   12       Daniel Hicks

2014-15

School Titles Place Won Lost Tied Coach
Naperville (North)   1       Jeff DiOrio
Lincolnshire (Stevenson)   2       Vincent Springer
Winnetka (New Trier)   3       Daniel Hart
Hinsdale (Central)   4       Dylan Canavan
Evanston (Twp.)   5       Ken Lewandowski
Glenview (Glenbrook South)   6       Steven Szpisjak
Naperville (Neuqua Valley)   7       James Fox
Lisle (Benet Academy)   8       Pattie Zinski
Skokie (Niles North)   9       Harry Kyriazes
Chicago (Lane)   10       Robert Bartelt
Highland Park   11       Pablo Alvarez
Naperville (Central)   12       Mike Steger

2015-16

School Titles Place Won Lost Tied Coach
Chicago (Whitney Young)   1       Paul Kash
Lincolnshire (Stevenson)   2       Vincent Springer
Aurora (Illinois Math and Science Academy)   3       Donald Porzio
Highland Park   4       Pablo Alvarez
Hinsdale (Central)   5       Dylan Canavan
Park Ridge (Maine South)   6       Kevin Hurley
Evanston (Twp.)   7       Ken Lewandowski
Chicago (Northside)   8       Dan Caldwell
Northbrook (Glenbrook North)   9       Michael Campbell
Chicago (Lane)   10       Robert Bartelt
Glenview (Glenbrook South)   11       Steven Szpisjak
Chicago (Lincoln Park)   12       Ted Linnenbringer

2016-17

School Titles Place Won Lost Tied Coach
Aurora (Illinois Math and Science Academy)   1       Donald Porzio
Northbrook (Glenbrook North)   2       Michael Campbell
Chicago (Whitney Young)   3       Paul Kash
Winnetka (New Trier)   4       Daniel Hart
Lincolnshire (Stevenson)   5       Vincent Springer
Park Ridge (Maine South)   6       Daniel Hakimian
Hinsdale (Central)   7       Dylan Canavan
Naperville (North)   8       Jeff DiOrio
Naperville (Neuqua Valley)   9       James Fox
Glenview (Glenbrook South)   10       Steven Szpisjak
Barrington   11       Jeff Doles
Palatine (Fremd)   12       Jerry Moon