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Third-Grader Takes 1st Place Win at District-Wide Elementary Chess Tournament

Third-Grader Takes 1st Place Win at District-Wide Elementary Chess Tournament by Walter Clinton | Chess Advisor & Math Curriculum Specialist The first district-wide elementary chess tournament was held on May 14th, drawing 12 competitors from Inspired Vision Elementary and two from A+ Elementary. Taking the position of ultimate Chess Champion was third grader, Jayden V., with 4 wins and zero losses. In second place, with 3 wins and 1 loss, was Alan C. of the 6th grade class, and in third place, with 3 wins and 1 loss, was Maximo M.,…

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A+ Charter Schools’ Scholars Earn Top Rankings in First Chess Tournament

by Walter Clinton Chess Club Advisor & Math Curriculum Specialist Last Saturday, the Inspired Vision Elementary chess team participated in their first chess tournament. Here are the results:   They had only one team member, Jayden V., in the Kinder-3rd grade section. He was undefeated with 4 wins, one draw, and no losses (4.5 points). Of the 62 players in this section, he was tied for 2nd place with a student from the host school, Canterbury Episcopal.   The 4th and 5th grade team tied for 4th place with Hexter…

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