Ilonze Chibuzo 2021 WEBChibuzo Ilonze, M.D., assistant professor in the Division of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology, won the 2021 Alabama State Chess Championship in the Premier Section. 

The Alabama State Chess Championship was held Sept. 18-19 and was the largest competition in years with 71 players. Dr. Ilonze won in the top section with a dominating performance with the only perfect score of the competition defeating two National Masters on his path to victory. 

Congratulations Dr. Ilonze!