Congrats to the Skinner North Chess Team, which had a school record of 34 participants at the Youth Chess Foundation of Chicago tournament this past weekend!
The team narrowly missed out on a trophy for its Novice K-4 section (ended up a half point out of third and just one and one-half points out of first place).
Some high-scorers in this tourney:
Novice K-4th grade
Jack H - 4.0 pts. (finished in 7th place out of 176 players)
Brianna R - 4.0 pts.
Paul N - 4.0 pts.
Max C - 3.5 pts.
Novice 5-8th grade
Nate W - 4.0 pts. (finished in 8th place out of 118 players)
Benedict S - 3.5 pts.
Connor R - 3.0 pts.
Bernadette S - 3 pts.
Congrats to Coach Ben Wong and the entire Skinner North Chess Team!