The Supernationals IV tournament was held April 3-5 in Nashville, Tennessee. Rene’ Phillips turned in another masterful performance, winning the rated Coaches/Friends tournament 4-0; Coach RJ Tagorda worked tirelessly in between rounds going over every game of the Louisiana players. Stuart Hall claimed a Team trophy as a result. Leila Daquin, (mother of Eli Karp and sister of Stephen and David Daquin) went 3/4 in the unrated Coaches/Friends tournament netting the top Mother /son tandom at the Supernations in a fifty player field! The aforementioned successes should serve to place Louisiana on the map as a force to be reckoned with for future national and supernational competitions. Congratulations to Louisiana chess players!