Chess Grandmaster Georg Meier, a freshman finance major from Germany, won the United States g/15 Open Championship at the University of New Mexico in Albuquerque with a perfect score Sunday.
Meier is co-captain of Tech’s Knight Raiders A-team, under the Susan Polgar Institute for Chess Excellence.
Meier and the rest of the chess team will defend its national title at the Final Four competition from March 30 – April 1 in Washington, D.C.
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– GM Susan Polgar