Team Chess Individual Champions

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From 1979 to 1992, IHSA held an individual tournament and determined an individual champion in Class A and AA. In 1993 and 1994 only a single champion was determined.

individual championship

Year Class Name School Mark
1978-79 A Kevin Schmuggerow Poplar Grove (North Boone)  
1978-79 AA Melvin Alsberry Chicago (Carver)  
1979-80 A Kevin Schmuggerow Poplar Grove (North Boone)  
1979-80 AA Marty Biskowski Riverside (R.-Brookfield)  
1980-81 A Bill Myers Poplar Grove (North Boone)  
1980-81 AA Ken Wallach Lincolnshire (Stevenson)  
1981-82 A Steve Szpisjak Aurora (Marmion Academy)  
1981-82 AA Ken Wallach Lincolnshire (Stevenson)  
1982-83 A Steve Szpisjak Aurora (Marmion Academy)  
1982-83 AA Tim Macejak Evanston (Twp.)  
1983-84 A Steve Szpisjak Aurora (Marmion Academy)  
1983-84 AA Roger Blakley Urbana (H.S.)  
1984-85 A Larry Lim Aurora (Marmion Academy)  
1984-85 AA Dave Rajendran Oak Park (Fenwick)  
1985-86 A John Wilson Normal (University)  
1985-86 AA Andrew Payne Chicago (St. Ignatius College Prep)  
1986-87 A John Wilson Normal (University)  
1986-87 AA Ivan Jonota Des Plaines (Maine West)  
    Jim Burns Palos Heights (Shepard)  
1987-88 A Joe Gallianetti Roanoke (R.-Benson)  
1987-88 AA Mark Petersen Elgin (H.S.)  
1988-89 A Jamal Lewis Chicago (Hales Franciscan)  
1988-89 AA Brad Crawford Downers Grove (South)  
1989-90 A Andy Henson Georgetown (G.-Ridge Farm)  
1989-90 AA Brad Crawford Downers Grove (South)  
1990-91 A Che Wei Wang Urbana (University)  
1990-91 AA Allen Hammond Chicago (St. Ignatius College Prep)  
1991-92 A Justin Larson Poplar Grove (North Boone)  
1991-92 AA Steve Arlinsky Skokie (Niles North)  
1992-93   Max Stesel Buffalo Grove  
1993-94   Soren Dayton Evanston (Twp.)