Checkmate Violence Chess Marathon

Posted on 01/30/2019

Congratulations to our Middle and High School Chess Teams! Over the course of Saturday, January 26 and Sunday, January 27th, the Esperanza Middle School and High School chess teams competed in the Checkmate Violence Chess Marathon tournament at the University of the Sciences. Twenty-two of our students competed against 350 chess players from other schools. The Middle School Team won 1st place in the K-8 division, with players Jose Velazquez and Moises Hernandez winning individual titles. Jose won the spot of a top U600 player, and Moises came in fourth place for individual.

The High School Team scored 3rd place in their division. Mateo Ruiz was the best player in the U1000 division. Coach Angello Dellomargio represented Esperanza in the coach’s tournament, winning with a perfect 5 of 5. The students did an excellent job this weekend, and are now ready to take on the state competition. Keep up the good work and good luck on your upcoming competitions! sdfsdfsff

This blurb was written by Nylet Ramirez, a senior journalism student.