Saturday, February 9, 2013

Washington State Chess Team Championship

Local high school teams brawl: Newport and Lakeside duke it out at Interlake

Ethan (9th grade freshman) played with the Newport High School Chess Club team in the Washington State Chess Team Championship on February 8 and 9, 2013.  The team captain was WFM Megan Lee (11th grade junior).

Day 1

Unrelated to the championship, on February 8 the Newport team has been awarded the King County Trophy which the Newport Chess Club earned by participating in the King County Chess League.

Day 2

The Lakeside High School chess team has totally dominated the state championship and won first place.

Lakeside team

The Newport High School chess team got a smaller trophy.

Newport team