On Saturday, Feb. 8, DIG USA and the Connecticut State Chess Association hosted the 2020 Connecticut State Grades Championship at Roosevelt School in Bridgeport. Ninety-seven players from across the state competed in the tournament, vying for championship titles for each grade K-12.

Adi Mital from Wilton won 1st place for 8th Grade. Mital is a competitive chess player, competing in tournaments all around CT from Hartford to Stamford. He is also a volunteer chess coach at the South Norwalk Library.

Mital also was awarded the 2019 DIG USA Player of the Year Award.