Alex Fuhs, from Sioux Falls,represented South Dakota at the 2014 Barber Tournament of K-8 Champions in Orlando at the end of July.  

Alex played Dex rated 2026 from LA, Kiana rated 1783 from KS, Ian (1419) from ME,

Aditya (1378) from SC, Avery (1128) from MS, and Andy (1793) from FL.  Alex grabbed 56 rating points at the tournament to bring his rating to an even 1200. He earned his right to represent South Dakota at the Scholastic Championship held in March at the Corral Drive Elementary in Rapid City.